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Health Campaign Takes a Shot at Sandy-Related Illnesses in Ocean County

Ocean County residents have been working for eight months to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy - and local health officials have been working for eight months to make sure people don't get sick as a result of that rebuilding effort.

Health Campaign Takes a Shot at Sandy-Related Illnesses in Ocean County

Ocean County residents have been working for eight months to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy – and local health officials have been working for eight months to make sure people don’t get sick as a result of that rebuilding effort.

County officials have been educating people about health hazards posed by mold and trying to protect residents against tetanus if they are injured while removing debris.

The county health mobile outreach vehicle, which is similar to a motorhome, visited the Ortley Beach A&P parking lot on Wednesday, bringing tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (TDAP) vaccines to local residents. It has been visiting other towns at the request of local officials.

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