OHI Changing Diabetes Testing Day at Toms River Site

Posted on November 11, 2013 By

OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health care center, is changing its diabetes A1c testing day at its Toms River site, 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River, to Thursday, November 14, from noon to 7:00 p.m. instead of Friday, November 15.

Diabetes testing will be still be given noon to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 13 at 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin.

Each site will have diabetic supplies and giveaways; and Israel Arroyo, chronic care coordinator for OHI, will present a half-hour educational seminar Managing Your Diabetes at 3:00 p.m. on all testing days. OHI pharmacists Vijay Vohra and Nancy Karroum will be available to discuss diabetic medication management. Most insurances are accepted.

The cost for uninsured patients is $4.00. For further information contact Diane Klimik, RN, BSN, director of nursing at 732-363-6655 Ext. 8353 or visit www.ohinj.org.

About Ocean Health Initiatives
OHI is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) federally qualified health center (FQHC) with locations at 101 Second Street, Lakewood; and 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River; and 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin. OHI provides comprehensive preventative and primary health and dental care to Ocean County uninsured and underinsured populations on a sliding-fee scale, 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 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.