COVID-19 Public Resources

Vote By Mail Secure Ballot Drop Box Locations in Southern Ocean County

Ocean County Freeholder Gary Quinn, liaison to the Ocean County Clerk announces locations where Vote-by-mail ballots can be returned by dropping them off into the secure ballot drop boxes. “The drop off box location provides a secure and easily accessible receptacle for our voters who do not want to mail their ballot back in or […]

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What Beaches Are Still Open?

The local experts of the Southern Ocean County Chamber have always said that the LBI Region is better in September, and 2020 is the perfect year to find out why! With remote schedules still in play, heading to beach may be just what is needed for some extra summertime. Enjoy guarded beaches, and even take […]

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Labor Day Weekend Resumes Indoor Dining and More

Governor Phil Murphy made an announcement this morning that for the first time since March, New Jersey restaurants can resume indoor dining effective 6 am on Friday, September 4. At his COVID-19 Press Briefing, he further detailed guidelines for restaurants that included 25% capacity and social distancing in place. He reminded the state that if dining […]

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LBI Region Welcomes Outdoor dining and Indoor Shopping Beginning June 15

Stay at Home Orders are lifted, and Southern Ocean County Chamber Members are welcoming guests by Land & Sea to help ring in Summer 2020 It has been a long spring, but with summer comes the promise of reconnecting and enjoying some time away from home. We have been promoting and anxiously awaiting the arrival […]

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Southern Ocean Fourth Annual Home Town Security Seminar an Informative Success

Our June 3 collaboration with the New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell, New Jersey State Police, US Department of Homeland Security, and FEMA was held online with dozens in attendance. This annual event brings together experts from Federal, State, County and local authorities to discuss with business and community leaders the importance of security […]

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Beach and Badge Information

Planning to visit the LBI beaches? Be sure to practice social distancing and stay updated with beach and badge information for all six municipalities on the island here. Beach and Area Information Beach Information Provided by Each Town as of May 2020 Barnegat Light 609.494.9196 | Mon – Fri, 8 am – 3:30pm | 10 […]

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Now Serving: Take Out, Curb Side Pick Up and Delivery Options

Our Now Serving Program was established in 2019 to highlight our member restaurants, culinary establishments, and markets. We have collaborated with our members to keep them connected with consumers on their enhanced efforts to serve. Please support these local eateries as they adjust to doing business under COVID-19 restrictions. FOOD & DINING PHONE OFFERING WEBSITE […]

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NJ DASHBOARD FOR COVID-19

During this time of continual updates we are urging residents, businesses and those coming into our area to observe guidelines and updates sent through the NJ Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard. Please visit NJ HEALTH Resource here For more information on business resources please see our business response page Here

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