Monthly Archives: August 2017

OHI Opens Its Sixth Ocean County Health Center in Brick

Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center (FQHC), opened its sixth site in Ocean County at 1608 Route 88, Suite 207 in Brick, N.J., and is accepting new patients. The Brick Health Center, formerly run by Ocean Medical Center, has six exam rooms. OHI’s medical services include internal medicine, family medicine, and a range of pediatric services. Women’s Health services are being planned for the future.
Brick Health Center, now owned and operated by OHI, is working in partnership with Ocean Medical Center and Hackensack Meridian Health to include all current and new patients referred by Ocean Medical Center, in addition to accepting all new patients.
All patients of the Brick Health Center also have access to many other services OHI offers at its five other health center locations throughout Ocean County. OHI’s services include dental, podiatry, behavioral health, social services, and on-site pharmacies. Patients also have access to LabCorp services at all OHI health centers and the award-winning Patient Portal that allows patients access to their medical records online.
Dr. Jay V. Wortzel and his Clinical Team are currently seeing patients at the Brick Health Center, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours are subject to seasonal changes.
Dr. Theresa Berger, president and CEO of OHI, said, “OHI is proud to be able to reach out to more residents of Ocean County by opening our sixth facility. Our Brick location demonstrates the demand for more accessibility to care within the community, and we are honored to be able to deliver these needed services.”
For more information about OHI’s Brick Health Center, contact Douglas Clark, marketing manager, at 732-719-9026.

OHI Hosts an Open House at Its Manchester Health Center

manchester-NHCW-1Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center (FQHC), is inviting the public to an open house at its Manchester Health Center, 686 Route 70, Lakehurst, Thursday, August 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to debut new women’s health exam rooms and expanded OB/GYN services at this site. OHI staff will be giving free health screenings, tours, and information about all OHI services. Music and refreshments are included

OHI’s Women Health Services delivers complete and comprehensive care across all stages of a woman’s life including annual OB exams, pregnancy testing, prenatal care and delivery. OHI is excited to invite the public to come attend the Manchester Open House and get a first hand look at the new exam rooms.

If you have questions about the open house or OHI’s Women’s health Services, you should contact Kyle Fannan, marketing and development associate, at 732-719-1570.

OHI Celebrates National Health Center Week with Health Care Outreach Day on August 15

Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center (FQHC), is hosting a Health Care Outreach Day outside of its Lakewood Health Center, 101 Second St., Lakewood, N.J., from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on August 15 in recognition of National Health Center Week 2017.

OHI will be conducting health screenings, and giving away promotional items and information about its services.   The Health Care Outreach Day Event will focus on providing the local community with information on how Health Centers and OHI can provide services that will benefit the area’s overall health.

The theme of National Health Center Week 2017, August 13 -19, is Celebrating America’s Health Centers: The Key to Healthier Communities. The National Health Center Week campaign is designed to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers, the largest and most successful system of primary health care.

For questions about the Health Care Outreach Day, contact Kyle Fannan, marketing and development associate, at 732-719-1570.