TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) website at www.ochd.org has just been updated with the newest COVID-19 case count for Ocean County. There are a total of 5 new cases being reported between the Ocean County and Long Beach Island Health Departments in the following municipalities;
1 Lacey Township
1 Manchester Township
1 Seaside Park Borough
1 Ship Bottom Borough
1 Toms River Township
This brings the total case count for Ocean County to 53 as of 2:00pm Friday, March 20, 2020. The OCHD will continue to update the www.ochd.org website each afternoon with daily COVID-19 case totals for Ocean County.
The OCHD is also providing a COVID-19 Information Call Line for residents and clinicians to answer questions regarding the coronavirus. The number is 732-341-9700 ext. 7411. This call line will be staffed through the weekend to answer questions from residents. Staff from the Health Department will also continue to work through the evening and weekend to continue working on this situation.