Section: Community Medical Center News

Free Clinical Health Screenings Available to Women in Ocean County


Toms River, N.J., February 16, 2016 – 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 the Family Planning Center in Lakewood, 290 River Avenue on Thursday, March 10 from 12 to 12:30 pm and at the Family Planning Center in Manahawkin, 1173 Beacon Avenue, on Wednesday, March 16 12 to 2:30 pm.

A clinic will also be held at the Ocean County Health Department, 175 Sunset Avenue, Toms River, on Friday, March 25 from 1 to 3:30 pm.

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

Categories: Press Releases,Women's Health