Heather Frketich
Office Coordinator
Commission Secretary
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Phone: 732-493-9520
FAX: 732-493-9521
1540 West Park Avenue
Ocean Township, NJ

 Public Health Question

July 2021 My child is starting school September 8th and is within the recommended age group to get vaccinated for COVID-19—when do they need to get their first shot in order to be fully vaccinated by the first day of school?
 June 2021 I plan to travel internationally this summer with my children, are there any precautions that I need to take regarding COVID-19?
 Spring 2021  Whats the difference between the 3 COVID-19 vaccines that are available?
June 2020   Is My Local Health Department Addressing Concerns Other than COVID-19?
Fall 2019 What virus strains will the 2019-2020 U.S. flu vaccine protect against?
September 1, 2019

What can the health department do if I report an abandoned property issue to them?

May 1, 2019 How do I avoid exposure to Norovirus?  I heard it is extremely contagious.
March 2019 I found a tick on my child. Where can I bring it for testing?
February 2019 Why Should I get the Flu Vaccine Annually?
November 2018     How do I handle a repair of my septic system?
August 2018 How is the local health department involved in my child’s school?
July 2018 How can I keep rats away from my property?
June 2018  What confidential information are local health departments allowed to review?
May 2018 What are the symptoms of e-coli strain 0157:H7?  What foods might harbor the bacteria?
May 2018 What items have to be submitted to the Health Department for my proposed Retail Food Business and how long does approval take?
April 2018 Are there circumstances in which animals are allowed in retail food establishments?
January 2018 Are the food service staff at a location following health department guidelines regarding; BARE HAND CONTACT WITH FOOD?
December 2017 What do I need to know about Rabies Clinics offered by the MCRHC?
November 2017 Should I use hand sanitizer or regular soap to wash my hands during the cold and flu season?
October 2017 Where can I get a Tuberculosis Skin Test (also called TB, Mantoux, or PPD)?
September 2017 What steps should I take if I find a bat in my house?
August 2017 Why is the beach/pool/spa or hot tub I am interested in using closed by the health department?
July 2017 If my dog bites someone, will it be taken away?