OHI to Sponsor Event at Manchester Health Center for Women’s Health Week

Posted on May 9, 2017 By

OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc.), a federally qualified health center, is recognizing National Women’s Health Week by sponsoring an awareness event at its Manchester Health Center, 686 Route 70, Lakehurst, on Friday, May 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

OHI staff will be offering screenings, such as blood pressure and glucose, among others. Attendees will receive small giveaways and information about OHI’s services.

The Manchester health center recently expanded its women’s health and OB/GYN services, adding four new exam rooms, a new nursing station, and new medical equipment and supplies.

National Women’s Health Week, May 14 – 20, 2017, honors women – mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, cousins, friends and colleagues – and encourages them to make their own health a priority. To learn more about National Women’s Health Week visit womenshealth.gov/nwhw/  or contact Douglas Clark, marketing manager, at 732-719-9026

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.