OHI Seeks Exhibitors for Community Family Health Awareness & Activity Fair

August 01, 2013

Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center (FQHC) with locations in Lakewood, Toms River, and Manahawkin, is inviting organizations, groups, and non-food vendors to participate in its Family Health Awareness and Activity Fair to celebrate National Health Center Week, rain or shine, Saturday, August 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Lakewood Town Square, Clifton Avenue, Lakewood. Sponsorships are available.

OHI will be offering the public free health screenings. The deadline to reserve a free minimum 10 x 10-foot space is August 9, 2013. Participants must bring their own equipment, such as tables, chairs, tents, etc. For an application or more information, contact Douglas Clark at 732-719-9026 or email PromotionsDept@ohinj.org.

National Health Center Week, August 11-17, 2013, was spearheaded in New Jersey by the New Jersey Primary Care Association (NJPCA), a nonprofit corporation that represents the organizational providers and affiliates of community-based ambulatory health care statewide.

Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 Federal Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive preventative and primary health and dental care to uninsured and underinsured populations in Ocean County, N.J., including behavioral health, dental, family medicine, internal medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, podiatry and social services.

OHI increases access to care for these populations by using an affordable, sliding scale fee, and by serving patients regardless of their ability to pay.

About Ocean Health Initiatives OHI, a federally qualified health center (FQHC), with locations at 101 Second Street, Lakewood; and 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River; and 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin, provides comprehensive preventative and primary care, including pediatrics, maternal and child health, prenatal, WIC, universal immunizations, and dental health to the area's uninsured, underinsured, and undocumented residents on a sliding-fee scale, based on an individual's or family's ability to pay. OHI has a bilingual staff available to assist patients and callers. To become a patient of OHI, call a representative in the Call Center at either 732-552-0377, Toms River, or 732-363-6655, Lakewood. Visit www.ohinj.org. for further information.
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