Art Exhibition Receptions Return to Zufall’s Dover Health Center

This month, Zufall Health’s Dover headquarters welcomed to its walls new works of art by local creatives. The group exhibition, “Movement,” curated by Zufall Communications Coordinator Amanda Barron, is the health center’s first since early 2020. The more than 60 original works include representational and abstract drawings, paintings, collage, and photography. Participating artists, art enthusiasts, and Zufall supporters gathered at the opening reception on Friday, September 16. An acoustic guitar performance...

Congratulations to Our Inaugural Class of Community Dental Health Coordinators

On Friday, September 9, Zufall Health honored its inaugural cohort of Community Dental Health Coordinators (CDHCs) in a graduation ceremony. The hybrid in-person/virtual celebration held in Zufall’s Dover headquarters capped a one-year program led by Zufall Chief Dental Officer Sam Wakim, DMD, MPH. Developed by the American Dental Association and initiated in 2007, the CDHC program trains dental professionals and other health professionals to improve access to oral health care. As...

Celebrating the Value of Community Health Centers

Every year in early August the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) leads National Health Center Week (NHCW), a campaign celebrating the essential contributions that Community Health Centers (CHCs) make to local communities across the U.S. CHCs are community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver comprehensive, culturally competent, high-quality primary health care services to vulnerable individuals and families. Zufall Health is proud to be a CHC! Annually, our nation’s 1400-plus CHCs serve an...

How You Can Participate in the Fourth Annual Rural Oral Health Conference

Save the date! Zufall Health’s dental department will host virtually the Fourth Annual Rural Oral Health Conference on Friday, November 18, 2022 in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health. The theme is “Diversity and Inclusion: Addressing the Needs of Marginalized Populations in Rural Communities.” Although the conference is still a few months away, it’s not too early to mark your calendar for the event! Zufall also welcomes commitments...

COVID-19 Presentation Douglas Bishop

COVID-19 Conversation: Zufall Health and Morristown Families / Conversación sobre COVID-19: Zufall Health y las familias de Morristown

On January 13, 2021, Zufall Health Director of Outreach and Special Populations Michelle Blanchfield, MPH, and Morristown Physician Douglas Bishop, M.D., delivered a virtual presentation on COVID-19 trends, prevention strategies, and pediatric vaccines to Morristown parents and families. The audience specifically included parents with children who attend the following Morristown elementary schools: Normandy Park, Woodland, and Thomas Jefferson. Zufall Health thanks Cecilia Estevez of Normandy Park Elementary School for coordinating...

Three Continuing Dental Education Courses to Kick Off Our Clinical Excellence Series

Zufall Health and Dental Dental are delighted to invite you to kick off our Clinical Excellence series this winter to help you elevate your practice this year. Each session is free and eligible for CDE credit. Learn more about each program and register on Zoom below. For any questions, contact Zufall Health's Chief Dental Officer, Sam Wakim, DMD, MPH, at 973-328-9100, ext 1316. 2022 Innovations in Preventative Dentistry Wednesday, February 2 | 6:00...

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Morris County Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Zufall Health as Health Champion of the Year

Zufall Health is honored to have been recognized as the Health Champion of the Year by the Morris County Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce (MCHACC) during its annual virtual gala. The ceremony, themed “Business Heroes in a Tough Economy,” was broadcast on Facebook Live, where it has been published for replay, on Wednesday, December 8.   The virtual celebration featured musicians, singers, and remarks from leaders including U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Rep. Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Sen. Anthony Bucco (LD-25) and...

Group of people seated in East Dover School auditorium listening to presentation

Zufall Health Providers Address Dover Families’ COVID-19 Vaccination Concerns at Community Event

On Tuesday, November 30, Zufall Health hosted “The COVID Vaccine & Kids: Answering Parents’ Questions” in the East Dover School auditorium in Dover, NJ in collaboration with several community partners. The objective of the family-friendly evening gathering was to address misinformation regarding the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended for children ages 5-11 on November 2, 2021. Verbal presentations were made in both English...

Keynote Speaker Paul Moore

Join Us Virtually for the Third Annual Rural Oral Health Conference on Friday, November 19

In partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) Zufall Health is pleased to present the Third Annual Rural Oral Health Conference (ROHC) on Friday, November 19 from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM EST. This year’s theme is “Diversity and Inclusion: Addressing the Needs of Marginalized Populations in Rural Communities.” The annual conference coincides with National Rural Health Day (NRHD), which the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health...

Rep. Sherrill (second from left) stands with key VETSmile leadership: Zufall Health chief dental officer Sam Wakim, DMD, MPH; VA CCPI executive director Roshni Ghosh, M.D., MPH, and Zufall Health president and chief executive officer Eva Turbiner.
Rep. Sherrill (second from left) stands with key VETSmile leadership: Zufall Health chief dental officer Sam Wakim, DMD, MPH; VA CCPI executive director Roshni Ghosh, M.D., MPH, and Zufall Health president and chief executive officer Eva Turbiner.

Rep. Mikie Sherrill Welcomes Zufall Health and VA’s “VETSmile” Program to New Jersey to Expand Dental Care for Veterans

On Friday, October 29, 2021, just in time for Veteran’s Day, Rep. Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced VETSmile, a new resource for military veterans who do not qualify for dental benefits. Beginning as a five-year pilot program, VETSmile was formed through Zufall Health’s partnership with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) and will operate as a referral network for income-qualifying veterans to receive affordable dental care from Zufall.   A small group — including...