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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Addison

Sweet Addison has been waiting patiently for his forever home since November.  He is a calm and gentle kitty that would make a wonderful lap cat!  He is neutered, microchipped, and up to date on all vaccinations.

Breed:DSH-Brown Tiger with White
Impound #: N15-11-142          Size: Small- 13 lbs.
Age: 8-9 years old
Sex: Male (N)

 

Email Ocean County Animal Facility

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.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,

color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

 

(1)        mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

 

(2)        fax: (202) 690-7442; or

 

(3)        email: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 


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.