Monthly Archives: May 2017

OHI’s #NWHW 2017 Event

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

Womens Health Awareness Event Poster _editedOHI (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/

It May Not Be Too Late to Get ACA Coverage – OHI Can Help

If you or someone you know missed the January 31, 2017, cutoff date to enroll in health care coverage under the ACA, the Outreach and Enrollment team at OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health center with locations throughout Ocean County, may still be able to help some individuals and families meet specific criteria to qualify for insurance even though the formal enrollment period has closed.

OHI’s Outreach and Enrollment staff are available by appointment only to answer questions, explain changes, and help individuals sign up for health insurance; and in certain cases, they can help enroll those through appeals and exemptions.

To sign up for health insurance at the time of an appointment, enrollee’s must bring their social security card; proof of income, such as paystubs, W-2 Forms, or other income information; their employer’ information; and their date of birth.

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