OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health center, is providing dental screenings and services to the Lakewood school district that include general dentistry care and fluoride for preschoolers Thursday, March 30 at Lakewood Early Childhood Center (LECC) from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, 100 Linden Avenue; 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. at 501 Ridge Avenue; and Thursday, April 6 at Piner Elementary School, 1141 E Country Line Road, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Screenings will be conducted in the OHI mobile medical unit (MMU). Students or their family members must complete registration and consent forms for screenings, which they can obtain at their school.
The OHI MMU provides medical and dental services to people who may not have the transportation and offers general dentistry, fluoride and screenings. More comprehensive dental services are available at OHI’s Lakewood Health Center, 101 Second Street, Lakewood; Toms River Health Center, 301 Lakehurst Road; or Little Egg Harbor Health Center, 798 Route 539, Building 3.
For questions about the MMU, contact Douglas Clark, marketing manager, at 732-719-9026. To make an appointment or to confirm dates, times, and locations of the mobile unit, call at 732-363-6655. If a student is cannot keep an appointment, call the OHI Call Center at 732-363-6655 or visit www.ohinj.org to schedule another appointment at one of OHI’s sites.
OHI’s Mobile Medical Unit to Host Head Start Dental Exams in Ocean County
Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc. (OHI), in partnership with the Head Start development program of O.C.E.A.N., Inc., has announced that the OHI mobile medical unit will be visiting several local Head Start program sites March 29 through April 5, 2017, to conduct dental exams, specifically for the children in Head Start programs.
The OHI mobile medical unit will visit Head Start Program Sites in:
Toms River: Ocean County College, 1 College Drive – Wednesday, March 29th, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Barnegat: 1 Ocean Avenue – Friday, March 31st, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Manchester: 2950 Wilbur Avenue – Friday, March 31st, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Berkeley: 264 First Avenue – Tuesday, April 4th, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Brick: 503 Adamston Road – Wednesday, April 5th, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The OHI mobile medical unit (MMU) provides medical and dental services to people who may not have the transportation. Services include general dentistry care, Fluoride and screenings on the MMU. Cleanings, sealants, extractions, x-rays and comprehensive dental services at OHI’s Lakewood Health Center, 101 Second Street, Lakewood; Toms River Health Center, 301 Lakehurst Road; or Little Egg Harbor Health Center, 798 Route 539, Building 3.
For questions about the MMU, contact Douglas Clark, marketing manager, at 732-719-9026 or Christie Truax, LPN, Head Start program health manager at 732-244-5333 Ext 926. To make an appointment or to confirm dates, times, and locations of the mobile unit, call at 732-363-6655. For information about OHI or to make an appointment, call 732-363-6655 or visit www.ohinj.org.
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Nearly one in four children ages of two to 11 have untreated cavities in their baby teeth, creating the potential for pain and disease. What about children whose families cannot afford dental services?
Well, children and their parents will have a reason to smile on Friday, February 3, 2017, because OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health center, will be participating in Give Kids a Smile Day, a one-day program, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as part of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the New Jersey Dental Association Foundation’s drive to raise awareness about untreated dental disease and to increase access to oral health care.
In recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month, OHI will be providing free oral health services to children 12 and under at three OHI health centers locations: Lakewood, 101 Second Street; Toms River, 301 Lakehurst Road; and Little Egg Harbor, Oaks Medical Campus,798 Route 539. Building 3. The services are free to children if they do not have insurance. If the family does have insurance, however, the insurance company will be billed.
Many dentists will be donating their time to provide the underserved children of Ocean County, N.J., with free oral health services, such as free dental screenings that include a dental exam, X-rays as needed, oral healthcare instruction, fluoride treatments, and free dental hygiene materials, such as toothbrushes, floss and toothpaste.
Parents must call to schedule an appointment. To schedule an appointment in either English or Spanish call 732-363-6655. For questions, contact Monika Kwiatkowska, dental manager, at 732-363-6655 or email@example.com.
Throughout the year, OHI offers dental cleanings and full checkups, including X-rays and other screening procedures for children and adults. Dentists are available at the Lakewood, Toms River and Little Egg Harbor sites daily Monday through Friday, beginning at 8:00 a.m.
For more information, visit www.ohinj.org. or call Douglas Clark, marketing manager, at 732-719-9026.
Save the date! Help OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc.) improve the quality of life of Ocean County children, adults, and seniors by attending OHI’s Annual Valentines’ Day Fundraiser, with dinner, dancing, and a Wonderland themed Casino Night, Friday, February 10 from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club, 20 Shore Oaks Dr, Farmingdale, NJ 07727.
OHI, a federally qualified health center and 501 (c)(3), provides comprehensive primary and preventative care services to Ocean County’s uninsured and underinsured populations.
Tickets are $150 each. Sponsorships, donations, journal ads, and premium ticket packages are available, and are 100 percent tax deductible, excluding the cost of the dinner. For further information, tickets or sponsorships, contact Douglas Clark, marketing manager, at 732-719-9026. The deadline for sponsorships and ad journal proofs is Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Send ad files to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s Never Too Late to Get a Flu Shot!
In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center with locations in Ocean County, will be holding OHI Flu Shot Days for all age groups from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., December 5 through 9 in five locations.
- Monday, December 5: – 101 Second Street, Lakewood
- Tuesday, December 6: – 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River
- Wednesday, December 7: – 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin
- Thursday, December 8: – 686 Route 70, Lakehurst
- Friday, December 9: – 798 Route 539. Building 3, Little Egg Harbor
The regular flu shot suitable for all ages costs $20. The high dose vaccine for seniors costs $30.
OHI is holding OHI Flu Shot Days to highlight the importance of getting the vaccine, informing patients about the benefits, and reducing the risk of contracting the flu and spreading it throughout the community. Those who get the shot will receive a special promotional gift.
For more information, contact Douglas Clark, marketing manager, at 732-719-9026 or visit www.ohinj.org.
OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives) is providing physicals for all students participating in the 2016-17 sports seasons as part of its school-based wellness program at Lakewood High School, 855 Somerset Avenue, Suite A, Lakewood, N.J. At their appointment for a sports physical, students will receive a free OHI bag.
Schedule an appointment for a sports physical at 732-363-6655. Same day appointments are also available. For questions or information, contact Kimberly Tozzi, community relations coordinator, at 732-719-9016 or email email@example.com.
OHI’s school-based wellness programs provide primary health care services to the students and their families. In addition to sports physicals, appointments with an OHI provider can be made for sick or well visits. Medical services at the school-based wellness program include pediatrics, women’s health, adult medicine, health awareness and promotion, weight management and nutrition education, immunizations, behavioral health, and sports physicals, among many services.