Section: Community Medical Center News

Free Clinical Health Screenings Available to Women in Ocean County


Toms River, N.J., July 10, 2013 – Community Medical Center’s Community Health Education, through a grant provided by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, coordinates the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) program in Ocean County. Currently, free clinical health screenings are available to uninsured women in Ocean County.

The program provides free clinical breast examinations, mammograms, cervical exams and pap smears to uninsured women between the ages of 40 and 64. To qualify for the program, participants must meet specific income requirements. Health professionals from the Family Planning Center, Inc. in Lakewood and the Ocean County Health Department will perform the exams.

Upcoming clinics will be held on Tuesday, July 23 from 12 to 2:30 pm and Wednesday, July 31 from 9 am to 2:30 pm at the Family Planning Center of Ocean County, Inc., 290 River Avenue, Lakewood, and Wednesday, July 24 from 1 to 4 pm at the Ocean County Health Department, 175 Sunset Avenue, Toms River.

Appointments are required. For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call (732) 557-3202.

CONTACT: Jean M. Flaherty
Director, Marketing

Categories: Press Releases,Women's Health