OHI to Host Event in Recognition of National Men’s Health

Posted on June 17, 2015 By

OHI, (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health center, is promoting National Men’s Health Week, at its Lakewood site, 101 Second Street, Thursday, June 25, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with free HIV testing, blood pressure screenings, glucose testing, a men’s health-themed gym bag door prize, and informational flyers. Horizon NJ will provide skin-screening testing.

Men are encouraged to visit OHI’s tent and its MMU (Mobile Medical Unit) for these free screenings to heighten awareness about preventable health problems, and to encourage the early detection and treatment of diseases among men and boys through medical screenings.

For information about OHI, call 732-363-6655 or visit www.ohinj.org. For questions about the Men’s Health Week event, contact Sasha Andino, Outreach/Enrollment Associate, 732-363-6655 Ext.8366

Men’s Health Week (June 15 -21, 2015) is celebrated each year for a week leading up to and including Father’s Day. Visit National Men’s Health Week (http://www.menshealthmonth.org/week/index.html) for more information.

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, Lakewood; and a Mobile Medical Unit.

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.