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Free Clinical Health Screenings Available to Women in Ocean County

Toms River, N.J., January 8, 2019 – Community Medical Center’s Community Health Services, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, through a grant provided by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, coordinates the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection program in Ocean County. Currently, free clinical health screenings are available to uninsured women in Ocean County.

The program provides free clinical breast examinations, mammograms, cervical exams and pap smears to uninsured women between the ages of 40 and 64. To qualify for the program, participants must meet specific income requirements.

Clinics will be held at the Family Planning Center in Lakewood, 290 River Avenue on Thursday, January 16, from 12 to 2:30 pm and on Friday, January 18, at the Ocean County Health Department, 175 Sunset Avenue, Toms River.

Additional appointments are available throughout the month at Ocean Gynecologic and Obstetrical Associates (OGOA), 475 Route 70, Lakewood.

Appointments are required. For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call 732.557.3202.

About Community Medical Center

Community Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is dedicated to advancing the quality of life and health of the greater Ocean County region. Community Medical Center is a fully accredited acute care hospital and maintains national accreditations in multiple specialty areas. Highly sophisticated services, not typically found in a community hospital, include advanced cancer, cardiac, emergency, maternity and neurology care, as well as cutting edge surgical care. Patients have access to advanced technology including the daVinci Xi robotic surgical platform, Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery System for joint replacement procedures and state-of-the-art imaging technology. In addition, the cancer center features one of the most sophisticated linear accelerators used for radiation therapy, a CyberKnife for treating inoperable tumors and holistic therapies to care for the whole person. Community Medical Center provides a broad array of health and wellness programs designed to help people achieve and maintain healthy lifestyles and optimal health. Visit rwjbh.org/community for more information.