Toms River, N.J., January 13, 2011 – Community Medical Center’s Community Health Services, an affiliate of the Saint Barnabas Health Care System, 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 Long Beach Island Health Department in Haven Beach and Island Medical Associates perform the exams.
These exams are provided through a grant provided by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. Community Medical Center collaborates on this grant, called the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJ CEED) program.
Upcoming clinics will be held at the Family Planning Center of Ocean County, Inc, 1173 Beacon Avenue, Manahawkin, Wednesday, January 19 from 12 to 2:30 pm and Island Medical Associates on Thursday, January 27 from 1 to 3:30 pm
Appointments are required. For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call (732) 341-1400.
Kristine A. Brown
Director of Public Relations
Saint Barnabas Health Care System
Community, Kimball & Monmouth Medical Centers
PH: (732) 557-3902
Cell: (732) 996-2287
FX: (732) 557-3901
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