Ocean County Health Department

175 Sunset Avenue
P.O. Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754 - 2191
Toll Free - 800-342-9738
Phone - 732-341-9700

Hours of Operation: 8am -5pm


For information and questions
Contact Us at info@ochd.org


TTY - hearing impaired only!
732-831-6489

 

Public Health

 

Ocean County Animal Facility
Pet of the Week

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Maggie

Maggie is a sweet, calm, senior girl. She knows sit and come. She walks very well on a leash and seems to be housebroken. Maggie was surrendered with 2 other Beagles. She gets along with calm well mannered dogs. Maggie would do best in quiet home with children over 5. Please come meet Maggie and her other doggie friends.

Breed: Beagle
Impound #: S15-02-038             Size: Medium- 50lbs
Age: 9 years
Sex: Female (S)

 

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Or call (609) 978-0127

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Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

 

FOR APPOINTMENTS, PLEASE CALL 732-341-9700, ext 7520 (TOMS RIVER)

OR 732-370-0122 (LAKEWOOD)

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INFORMATION FROM JERSEY FRESH

 

Brunilda Price, Coordinator, Community Health Services, at  bprice@ochd.org       

Meg McCarthy-Klein, Nutrition Program Coordinator/Public Health Nutritionist,

732.370.0122, megmccarthy@ochd.org

WIC Main Sites:

1771 Madison Avenue, Lakewood

175 Sunset Avenue, Toms River

333 Haywood Road, Stafford Park, Manahawkin

New Jersey WIC Services provides supplemental nutritious foods to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to the age of five.  WIC services include nutrition education and counseling,  breastfeeding promotion and support, immunization screening and health care referrals.

Enrollment is open to all eligible applicants.  Participation in the WIC Program is limited to those persons whose gross income (i.e. income before deductions for income taxes, employees Social Security taxes, insurance premiums, bonds, etc.) is equal or less than the income poverty guidelines (DHHS Column) increased by 185%.

No allowance is made for the use of a standard deduction nor hardship deductions when calculating a family's income.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

OCEAN COUNTY WIC PROGRAM

WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines
(Effective from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016)

48 Contiguous States, D.C., Guam and Territories

Family Size

Annual

Monthly

Twice-Monthly

Every  two

Weeks

Weekly

1

$21,775

$1,815

$908

$838

$419

2

  29,471

  2,456

  1,228

  1,134

  567

3

  37,167

  3,098

  1,549

  1,430

  715

4

  44,863

  3,739

  1,870

  1,726

  863

5

  52,559

  4,380

  2,190

  2,022

  1,011

6

  60,255

  5,022

  2,511

  2,318

  1,159

7

  67,951

  5,663

  2,832

  2,614

  1,307

8

  75,647

  6,304

  3,152

  2,910

  1,455

Each Add'l Member Add

+ $7,696

+ $642

+ $321

+ $296

+ $148

 

WIC Program Income Eligibility Standards
 
 In applying the income poverty guidelines, consider the income of the family during the past twelve months and the family’s current income to determine which is a better indicator of income.

*Local standards for income eligibility may not be set lower than 100% of the DHHS Income Poverty Guidelines. Local agencies wishing to set standards lower than the 185% must obtain State approval.

 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities).

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html/., or at any USDA office, or call (866)632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202)690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

 

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339, or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

 

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.