OHI to Participate in Mobile Mexican Consulate Event in Lakewood

Posted on June 17, 2016 By

Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center, will be providing several services to the Lakewood Hispanic community during an event hosted by the mobile program, Mexican Consulate on Wheels, Saturday, June 25, 2016, at the Calvary Lighthouse Church, 1133 East County Line Road, Building B (Calvary Academy), Lakewood, N.J., from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The OHI Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) will be on site to give glucose and blood pressure screenings, and provide education and information about OHI’s medical services to insured, uninsured and underinsured people of Ocean County and the Mexican community in Lakewood. They will also be providing information on OHI’s participation in the Veterans Choice Program.

The Outreach and Enrollment staff of OHI will provide guidance about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), answer questions, explain any changes, and discuss options under Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare.

The Mobile Mexican Consulate, which covers Ocean County, N.J., will host such documentation services as renewing and applying for passports and consular identification cards for about 150 people, but not limited to, the Mexican population in and around Lakewood.

For same day appointments or to schedule an appointment with our Outreach and Enrollment Associates, call 732-363-6655. For more information, contact Sasha Andino, outreach and enrollment associate, 848-210-0970.

About Ocean Health Initiatives
OHI is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) federally qualified health center (FQHC) with locations at 101 Second Street, Lakewood; 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River; 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin; Lakehurst Circle Center II, 686 Route 70 Lakehurst; a health center within the Clifton Avenue Elementary School, 625 Clifton Avenue, and Lakewood High School, 855 Somerset Avenue, Suite A, Lakewood; and a Mobile Medical Unit. The Lakewood and Manchester sites have pharmacies.

OHI provides comprehensive preventative and primary health and dental care to Ocean County’s insured, uninsured and underinsured populations. A sliding-fee scale is available, based on an individual’s or family’s ability to pay. Services include pediatrics, maternal and child health, prenatal, WIC, universal immunizations, behavioral health, dental, family medicine, internal medicine, OB/GYN, podiatry and social 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.