PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
June 13, 2013

Mary E. O'Dowd, M.P.H.
Commissioner

For Further Information Contact:
Office of Communications
(609) 984-7160

Media Advisory - Health Commissioner O’Dowd to Join Ocean County Health Department Outreach to Homeowners, Businesses Working on Recovery

Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd will be in Point Pleasant Beach Friday, June 14 to join the Ocean County Health Department and its Mobile Outreach Vehicle to distribute free masks, gloves, hand sanitizers and packets of educational materials on mold remediation, safe swimming and protecting yourself against West Nile Virus this summer. Free Tetanus boosters will also be available.

Commissioner O'Dowd will join Ocean County Health Officer Dan Regenye and his team in their continuing effort to respond to the needs of the Shore communities that are working hard to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

Where:
Point Pleasant Beach Stop and Shop
505 Richmond Ave., (Rt. 35 South)

When:
Friday, June 14, 2013
10:15-11:30 am

Tips for cleaning Mold Include:

  • Wear rubber boots, rubber gloves, goggles and a mask
  • Open windows and doors to get fresh air when you use cleaning products
  • Never mix bleach with ammonia or other cleaners

For additional information, please visit the Department of Health Sandy Recovery page at http://nj.gov/health/er/hurricane_recovery_resources.shtml.