February 2022 Newsletter
The Monmouth County Health Department strives to provide up-to-date information in our newsletter, website and mobile app available on Apple and Android devices. We encourage you to check our website often for the latest information, including COVID-19 clinics and vaccine availability.
Monmouth County Welcomes Shrewbury Borough
The Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) is pleased to welcome Shrewsbury Borough to the MCHD system. Shrewsbury Borough is the 30th member town to join the Monmouth County Board of Health! Borough residents have full access to the wide array of services our Department provides. Please feel free to visit our Directory of Services for details.
Monmouth County Health Department App
MCHD recently launched its new app which provides residents and visitors to Monmouth County real-time news and information about services available through the County Health Department.
Users will have access to up-to-date information on our services and programs, including news, clinics and events, clinical and preventative health services, consumer and environmental health resources, emergency preparedness, mosquito control and much, much more.
Monmouth County COVID-19 Testing Vaccine Clinics
COVID-19 vaccines are now widely available for people five years and older. All COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and reduce the risk of severe illness.
MCHD offers testing and vaccinations monthly at the following sites:
First Wednesday of every month: Asbury Park Transportation Center, 1 Municipal Plaza
Second Tuesday of every month: Freehold Borough Fire Department, 49 W. Main St.
Third Wednesday of every month: Neptune Senior Center, 1607 Rt. 33
Fourth Wednesday of every month: Howell Senior Center, 251 Preventorium Rd.
Every Tuesday from 2-6 p.m. at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft @ Children’s Learning Center (CLC) Parking Lots 4 & 5.
In conjunction with Vault Medical Services, COVID testing is available to all Monmouth County residents at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft in the BREC building, Parking lot # 7 on the following dates:
8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
8:00 A.M. – 12 P.M.
8 A.M. – 12 P.M.
Friday, February 11
8:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.
Friday, February 18
8:00 A.M.. – 1:30 P.M.
Sat. February 12
8:00 A.M. – 12 P.M.
Dates will be posted on the website for Brookdale Community College as they become available.
The only PCR test at the BREC is the saliva test. Please be aware that you can not eat or drink (other than water) 30 minutes prior to taking the test.
COVID vaccinations are available every Tuesday from 2-6 p.m. at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft @ Children’s Learning Center (CLC) Parking Lots 4 & 5 (vaccination only)
Additional clinics will be scheduled at MCHD member town sites. When these clinics are scheduled, MCHD will post them on our website and the MCHD app.
The New Jersey Department of Health and Vault Medical Services have teamed up to offer free at-home COVID-19 saliva testing for any person who believes they need to be tested, with or without symptoms. Follow this link for more information.