Welcome to the Atlantic County Division of Public Health
The Ocean Water Quality Program provides seasonal weekly reports on bacterial samples taken from ocean waters on many Atlantic County beaches from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
We envision a community where every person enjoys a healthy lifestyle in a healthy environment. We are making that vision a reality by offering comprehensive health services to enhance your work, your family, your neighborhood and your life. Take a look at our programs and services. And remember that we are here for you with information, advice and the ability to help you enjoy better living – healthy living in Atlantic County.
Stay safe and healthy this summer! Keep in mind June 1st to November 30th is the Atlantic hurricane season. Go to READYATLANTIC.ORG to find out how you can prepare for severe weather. Don't forget the sunscreen and insect repellant. Apply sunscreen with at least an SPF (sun protection factor) of 15 with UVA (ultraviolet A) and UVB (ultraviolet B) protection every time you go outside. Then apply an effective insect repellant to prevent getting bit by disease carrying mosquitoes and ticks. Check the label for one of the following ingredients: DEET, Picaridin, IR3535, or Oil of lemon eucalyptus. ALWAYS follow label instructions. To find out more information visit CDC.gov Summer Health Tips