Toms River, N.J., February 8, 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. Health professionals from the Family Planning Center, Inc. in Lakewood will perform the exams.
The next clinics will be held Friday, February 22 from 9 am to 12 pm and Thursday, March 7, from 12 to 2:30 pm. Both clinics will be held at the Family Planning Center of Ocean County, Inc., 290 River Avenue in Lakewood.
Appointments are required. For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call (732) 341-1400.
CONTACT: Jean M. Flaherty