Toms River, N.J., August 1, 2014 – 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.
Clinics will be held at Family Planning in Lakewood, 290 River Avenue, Wednesday, August 13, from 9 to 11:30 am and Tuesday, August 19, from 12 to 2:30 pm; Family Planning in Manahawkin, 1163 Beacon Avenue, Wednesday, August 13, from 12 to 2:30 pm. A clinic will also be held at the Ocean County Health Department, 1163 Route 37 West, Suite C-2, Toms River, on Wednesday, August 27 at 1 to 3:30 pm.
Appointments are required. For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call 732.557.3202.