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Community Outreach

As one of New Jersey’s largest healthcare networks, we are committed to community wellness. Jersey City Medical Center features a variety of health screenings and education programs throughout the year to community residents and employees.

Based upon the needs of the community, we provide a variety of health seminars to educate the public community about healthy lifestyles and choices to promote wellness and prevention. These seminars are offered on various days and weekends at various times, both morning and evening.

  • The Center for Comprehensive Care/Counseling & Testing Site Services
    Outreach and Education Services: HIV and STD related, Community Resource Linkage, Risk Reduction Counseling, PrEP Education, Healthy Sexual Education
    Health Screening Services: HIV, Hepatitis C, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Mobile Testing available via our van
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
    Services: Basic and Advanced Life Support, Special Operations, Neonatal Transfers, Critical Care Inter-facility Transports, Regional EMS Communications
  • Food & Nutrition Department
    Outreach and Educational Services:
    General Nutrition Information, Chronic Diseases and Nutrition
  • Behavioral Health
    The Department of Behavioral Health provides a variety of services to the community outside of the hospital. The mobile screening unit travels to the community to provide crisis screening to Hudson county residents experiencing an acute mental health concern. They will travel to schools, places of work, parks, homes, etc. to assess the level of crisis the individual is experiencing.

    The screening is for individuals 5 years and up.

  • Medical and Social Services for the Homeless (MASSH), Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)
    Outreach and Educational Services: Homeless Resources, JCMC Behavioral Health Program Information, Community Resource Linkage
    Health Screening Services: Program Pre-screening
  • Patient Navigation Program
    Outreach and Educational Services: General Health Education, Chronic Disease Management, Community Resource Linkage, Medical Screenings, Support Group Information, Nutritional Counseling, Medication Management
  • Port Authority Heroes of 9/11 Trauma Center
    Outreach and Educational Services: Child Passenger Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Falls Prevention, Home Safety, Bicycle Safety Specific
    Health Screening Services: Car Seat Clinic
  • The Foundation
    Philanthropy Initiatives: Improve quality of care throughout the system, Invest in better technology and equipment, Renovate facilities, Educate incoming physicians and nursing leaders, Expand community health and wellness programs in Hudson County
  • JCMC Volunteer Services
    Jersey City Medical Center offers a variety of Volunteer Opportunities/Healthcare Industry Experience for those looking to give of their time and talent.

To request Jersey City Medical Center's presence at your community event, please fill out our Community Events application form.