Visit OHI at New Egypt Day Festival and Street Fair, May 14

Posted on May 11, 2016 By

The bilingual outreach and enrollment team of Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center with locations in Ocean County, will be available at the New Egypt Day 2016 celebration Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at historic downtown New Egypt, 121 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, N.J., to provide guidance about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), answer questions, explain any changes, and discuss options under Medicaid and NJ Family Care.

The OHI team will also provide education and information about OHI’s medical services for insured, uninsured and underinsured people of Ocean County, and veterans can get information about OHI’s participation in the Veterans Choice Program. At OHI’s tent, the public can get free blood pressure and glucose screenings.

New Egypt Day is a traditional street fair that includes food, music, vendors and lots of fun for kids, including inflatables, face painting, pony rides, and a petting zoo.

For more information about OHI, contact Kimberly Tozzi, community relations coordinator, at 732-719-9016.

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, 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 for further information.