OHI to Participate in Latino Community Springfest and Health Fair

Posted on May 20, 2013 By

The public is invited to take advantage of free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings and monitoring in OHI’s mobile medical van during the Latino Community Springfest and Health Fair, Lakewood Town Square, Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, Saturday June 1, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The 40-foot handicapped accessible mobile medical van will park on Clifton Avenue.

During the Latino Community Springfest and Health Fair, an event designed to support the Spanish community of Ocean County, OHI, a federally qualified health center (FQHC), will distribute information about its medical services for uninsured and underinsured families in Ocean County.

Other exhibitors include Ocean County agencies, organizations, local churches, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. The Health Fair will feature health information, and include food, prizes, and entertainment.

For information about OHI, call 732-363-6655 or visit www.ohinj.org.  For information about the Latino Health Fair, call Monica at 732 415-8368.

For more information, visit www.ohinj.org. For questions, contact Douglas Clark at 732-363-6655 or promotionsdept@ohinj.org.

About Ocean Health Initiatives : OHI, a federally qualified health center (FQHC), with locations at 101 Second Street, Lakewood; and 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River; and 333 Haywood Road Manahawkin, provides comprehensive preventative and primary care, including pediatrics, maternal and child health, prenatal, WIC, universal immunizations, and dental health to the area’s uninsured, underinsured, and undocumented residents on a sliding-fee scale, based on an individual’s or family’s ability to pay. OHI has a bilingual staff available to assist patients and callers. To become a patient of OHI, call a representative in the Call Center at either 732-552-0377, Toms River, or 732-363-6655, Lakewood.  Visit www.ohinj.org. for further information.