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Breast Cancer Awareness Month event flyer

Oct. 18th: Shades of Pink Celebration for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 12:30pm Township of Franklin Senior/Community Center 505 Demott Lane, Somerset Download the flyer! The Zufall Health Medical Mobile Unit will be on site from 9am–5pm providing county residents with well-woman exams, including clinical breast exams and referrals for mammograms as needed. To preregister for...

Photo of Groundbreaking for new Zufall Health site in West Orange

Zufall Health Celebrates Groundbreaking at New West Orange Site

West Orange, N.J. (August 15, 2018) — Zufall Health, a federally funded community health center, commemorated National Health Center Week today with a groundbreaking ceremony for a $4.5 million building that will provide a patient-centered medical home to the most vulnerable residents of West Orange. The new site at 49 Mount Pleasant Avenue will be a relocation and expansion of Zufall’s office on Northfield Avenue which opened in 2014.

Photo of New Jersey's Health Commissioner posing with Zufall staff and Board

New Jersey’s Commissioner of Health Visits Zufall Health in Dover

Dover, NJ — (July 12, 2018)  Zufall Health recently welcomed  New Jersey Health Commissioner Dr. Shareef Elnahal who visited the health center’s medical and dental offices at its Dover headquarters site.

Led on a tour by Zufall Chief Operating Officer Eva Turbiner, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rina Ramirez, and Chief Dental Officer Dr. Sam Wakim, the Commissioner had the opportunity to meet Manuel Hernandez, a young man who has been a Zufall patient since childhood.  He also interacted with medical, dental, and administrative staff.

Photo staff, keynote speaker and honorees at Volunteer Appreciation event

Zufall Health Recognizes Dedicated Volunteers

Ronald I. Deblinger, D.M.D., Named 2018 Zufall Volunteer Honoree

Somerville, NJ (June 5, 2018) – More than 100 volunteers who give their time, talents, and energy to Zufall Health were honored recently at the Fourth Annual Volunteer Appreciation event at the Bridgewater Manor. The volunteers provide a wide range of supportive services at the nonprofit community health center which offers affordable medical and dental care to patients in six New Jersey counties.

Photo of Franklin High School staff in "Know More" T-shirts

Denim Day at Franklin High School Raises Awareness About Sexual Assault

On Wednesday, April 25, Franklin High School celebrated National Denim Day, an event that raises awareness about sexual assault. Guidance Counselors, Student Assistance Counselors, the Program Coordinator of Zufall Health’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (APPI) and many students participated in the day to educate their peers about this important issue.

Photo of three Zufall Health medical providers holding small gifts of appreciation

Zufall Celebrates Our Dedicated Staff on Provider Appreciation Day!

March 30th is Provider Appreciation Day! To celebrate, Zufall honored our amazing Providers with breakfast and a gift of thanks! Also, during the month of March, our patients submitted messages of gratitude to their Providers recognizing their dedication to the health of the communities Zufall serves. Here are just a few of our favorite messages:

Zufall Announces Winner of Colon Cancer Screening Challenge 2017

Congratulations to Altagracia Jimenez, the winner of the Zufall Health Colon Cancer Challenge. The lucky Dover resident was awarded $500 in ShopRite gift cards. Her name, along with all patients who were up-to-date on their colon cancer screenings by the end of 2017, were automatically entered into a free drawing.

“I’m really happy I had my screening and could win this prize”, said Ms Jimenez, who already has generous plans for some of her winnings. “First, I’m going to buy juice boxes for the children at my church and then I’m looking forward to sharing the prize to help my daughter.”