Section: Community Medical Center News

Free Clinical Health Screenings Available to Women in Ocean County


Toms River, N.J., October 1, 2013 – Community Medical Center’s Community Health Services, part of Barnabas Health, through a grant provided by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, coordinates the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection 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.

The next clinics will be held Tuesdays, October 8 and 22 from 12 to 2:30 p.m. at the Family Planning Center of Ocean County, Inc.
290 River Avenue in Lakewood; Wednesday, October 23 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Ocean County Health Department, 175 Sunset Ave., Toms River; and, Thursday, October 24, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the LBI Health Department, Island Medical Associates, 1812 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom.

Appointments are required. For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call 732.557.3202.

CONTACT: Jean Flaherty

Categories: Cancer,Press Releases,Women's Health