Cancer Screenings and Mammograms Available Through OHI
Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center (FQHC) with locations throughout Ocean County, is working with the state-sponsored program New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) to provide cancer screenings, such as mammograms, to underinsured and uninsured patients through patient referrals.
Mammograms are being offered at Health Village Imaging, 1301 NJ-72 #100, Manahawkin; Monmouth Medical Center, Jaqueline Wilentz Breast Center, 300 Second Avenue, Long Branch; or Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, 600 River Avenue, Lakewood.
OHI is focused on bringing specialty health care services to the communities of Ocean County. NJCEED provides comprehensive cancer education and community outreach to the vulnerable populations of New Jersey.
For more information or to make an appointment, contact Wendy Cameron, Patient Navigator, at 732-363-6655 ex. 8984 or visit our website at www.ohinj.org/NJSEED.
About Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI): OHI, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) federally qualified health center (FQHC), has five health centers, a Mobile Medical Unit, and two school-based wellness programs in Ocean County. OHI health centers are at 101 Second Street, Lakewood; 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River; 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin; Manchester, 686 Route 70 , Lakehurst; 798 Route 539. Building 3, Little Egg Harbor. The school-based wellness programs in Lakewood are in the Clifton Avenue Elementary School, 625 Clifton Avenue; and Lakewood High School, 855 Somerset Avenue, Suite A. The Lakewood, Little Egg Harbor and Manchester health centers have pharmacies.
OHI provides comprehensive primary and preventative health and dental care to Ocean County’s uninsured, underinsured, and insured populations. A sliding-fee scale is available, based on an individual’s or family’s ability to pay. Services include family and internal medicine, dental, pediatrics, women’s health, behavioral health and social services, podiatry and pharmacy services.
OHI has a bilingual staff available to assist patients and callers. To become a patient of OHI, call 732-363-6655. Visit www.ohinj.org for further information.