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You Are Invited to OHI’s Annual Valentine’s Day Fundraiser on February 10th!

OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health center and 501 (c)(3), is inviting the public to its annual Valentines’ Day fundraiser, which will support health care services for Ocean County children, adults, and seniors.

Enjoy dinner, dancing, and an Alice in 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.  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 fundraiser@ohinj.org.

All proceeds will benefit the efforts of OHI to improve the quality of life in the community through enhanced medical care services for people of all ages, regardless of their insurance or ability to pay. This includes, but is not limited to, better medical equipment, community outreach, educational materials, vaccinations, health awareness, and more.

OHI has been providing comprehensive primary and preventative care services to Ocean County’s uninsured and underinsured populations for the past 13 years. The increasing number of Ocean County families needing access to health care has resulted in OHI’s continued growth throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties.

A Night in Wonderland Facebook Post

Visit OHI at the Soulsational Festival 2016

Visit OHI’s (Ocean Health Initiatives) Mobile Medical Unit and tent at the 6th Annual Soulsational Festival 2016, open to the public, on Saturday, July 30, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Veteran’s Park, Bayville, N.J.  At the festival, OHI is offering free blood pressure and glucose screenings, giveaways, primary health care service information, and information about health insurance through the Marketplace, including Medicaid information.

OHI is a federally qualified health center (FQHC) with locations in Lakewood, Toms River, Manahawkin and Lakehurst.  The Soulsational Festival is a free community service event, showcasing a variety of small business owners and practitioners collaborating to offer integrative approaches to health, wellness, and healing.

The Festival includes live music; vendors; organic, health and vegetarian options; yoga; free classes and demonstrations; a Kid Village, and more.  The mission of the Soulsational Festival is to educate and guide people to help achieve a more individual optimal wellness lifestyle.


For information about OHI, contact Kimberly Tozzi, community relations liaison, at 732-719-9016.  For more information about the Soulsational Festival visit http://soulsationalpressrelease.blogspot.com

Visit OHI at Ocean County Park’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI) will be participating in the 75th Anniversary of Ocean County Park at its recreation, education and preservation event in Ocean County Park, 700 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, Saturday, June 27, 2015, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The OHI Mobile Medical Unit will be on site in the parking lot toward the open field near the restroom building to provide blood pressure screenings and health educational information for attendees at no cost.

During its 75th anniversary, attendees can enjoy canoeing, kayaking, a chipping contest, horse-drawn carriage rides, sports, an historic baseball game, crafts, walks, live music and food.

This event is sponsored by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the Ocean County Department of Parks & Recreation. For more information about the 75th anniversary celebration call 1-877-627-2757.

75th Event Poster

OHI to Host Event in Recognition of National Men’s Health Month

Mens Health Month 2015 -APV

OHI, (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health center, is promoting National Men’s Health Month, at its Lakewood site, 101 Second Street, Thursday, June 25, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with free HIV testing, blood pressure screenings, glucose testing, a men’s health-themed gym bag door prize, and informational flyers.  Horizon NJ will provide skin-screening testing.

Men are encouraged to visit OHI’s tent and its MMU (Mobile Medical Unit) for these free screenings to heighten awareness about preventable health problems, and to encourage the early detection and treatment of diseases among men and boys through medical screenings.

For information about OHI, call 732-363-6655 or visit www.ohinj.org. For questions about the Men’s Health Week event, contact Sasha Andino, Outreach/Enrollment Associate, 732-363-6655 Ext.8366

Men’s Health Week is celebrated each year for a week leading up to and including Father’s Day. Visit National Men’s Health Week (http://www.menshealthmonth.org/week/index.html) for more information.


OHI to Participate in Stafford Township Founders Day

OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health center (FQHC) with offices in Lakewood, Toms River, Lakehurst and Manahawkin, will be joining Stafford Township residents to celebrate Stafford Township Founders Day at Manahawkin Lake Park, Saturday, June 13, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Stafford Founders Day 2015

The public is invited to visit OHI’s tent during Founders Day to get free blood pressure screenings and information about OHI’s medical services for uninsured and underinsured families in Ocean County.

Festivities following a parade include opening ceremonies, craft and food vendors, local businesses, and entertainment. For information about OHI, call 732-363-6655 or visit www.ohinj.org. For questions, contact Kimberly Tozzi, Community Relations Liaison at 732-719-9016.

OHI Sponsors Events for National Women’s Health Week

OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc.), a federally qualified health center, is recognizing National Women’s Health Week with several events and information about the expansion of its OB/GYN program.Womens Health Week Events - Spanish

Visit OHI’s tent for information about women’s health, the Marketplace and special enrollment situations, and OHI’s expansion of its OB/GYN services. Enjoy small giveaways, light refreshments and door prize of a women’s health and beauty-themed basket at no charge.

Tuesday, May 12, noon to 4:00 p.m. at 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin

Wednesday, May 13, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Lakehurst Circle Center II, 686 Route 70

Friday, May 15, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 101 Second Street, Lakewood

National Health Week, May 10 – 16, 2015, 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/

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OHI to Participate in Mexican Consulate Health Fair 2014

10443213_763602430379205_7878088298222931064_oOcean Health Initiatives (OHI) a federally qualified health center, is partnering with the Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia, to host the health fair “Salud es Movimiento” (Health Is Movement) Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the Lakewood Middle School, 755 Somerset Avenue, in Lakewood, N.J. from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

OHI will be offering blood pressure and glucose screenings, providing dental health material and distributing information about its medical services in Ocean County.

OHI’s outreach and enrollment team for Health Insurance Marketplace will be available with information about upcoming open enrollment and other opportunities for health insurance. The 40-foot, handicapped accessible, mobile medical unit will be parked outside for the glucose testing.

The Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia, which also covers Ocean County, NJ, is hosting the health fair to promote healthy habits for the entire community, including the Mexican and Hispanic communities.

For more information, contact Beatriz Patiño, Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator, (732) 551-1457.

OHI to Sponsor Open Enrollment Help Days This December – Open to the Public


OHI December 2013 - Open Enrollment Days

If you need health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, you must enroll by December
23, 2013, for the insurance coverage to begin by January 1, 2014. OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health care center, with locations in Lakewood, Toms River, and Manahawkin, is offering to help the general public and its patients, by appointment only, at three Open Enrollment Days this December.

Bilingual Certified Application Counselors in the OHI Health Exchange Marketplace department will be available Saturday, December 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Toms River at 301 Lakehurst Road; Tuesday, December 17, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in Manahawkin at 333 Haywood Road; and Saturday, December 21 in Lakewood at 101 Second Street. Open enrollment closes March 31, 2014.

SPANISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Beatriz C. Patino, the coordinator of the Health Exchange Marketplace Department, and Carmen E. Lopez and Sasha Andino, associates, and other qualified staff will answer questions, explain any changes, and help individuals sign up for health insurance. Free gift bags and light refreshments will be available.

For Open Enrollment Day appointments and questions, call Health Exchange Marketplace Department at 732-363-6655.