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...

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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. 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...

Celebrating 30+1 Years of Healthcare Excellence

Zufall Health energized and entertained more than 100 supporters at our “30+1” Anniversary Gala on Friday, October 8 at Brooklake Country Club. The celebration of more than three decades of healthcare excellence honored Direct Relief, a global humanitarian organization that provides medical and emergency relief to victims of poverty and natural disasters. “I’ve visited nearly a thousand health centers during my tenure … and Zufall is at the top of the...

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Video: 2019 Smiles for Our Heroes

The third annual “Smiles for Our Heroes” veterans dental event took place on November 2-3, 2019 at Zufall Health in Dover, NJ. A partnership between Zufall Health, Delta Dental of New Jersey, Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation and the New Jersey Dental Association, the two-day event accommodated 220 service appointments. Low-income veterans and their families received free cleanings and x-rays, extractions, fillings, and even dentures. Watch the video.

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Zufall CMA Karen Ponce Receives NJPCA Healthcare Hero Award

Karen Ponce, Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) at Zufall Health, was recently presented with a Healthcare Hero Award at the New Jersey Primary Care Association's Annual Conference. Awardees are selected based on their selfless commitment and unwavering dedication to the mission of their Community Health Center. For 10 years, Karen has been an exceptional, dependable and trustworthy team member at Zufall. Her compassion and desire to help her community is reflected...

Zufall Health paid tribute to more than 100 volunteers for their dedicated service to the health center at a recent event at the Bridgewater Manor. Pictured from left: Dr. Sam Wakim, DMD, Zufall chief dental officer; Betsy Roberts, senior vice president, Fulton Bank (retired); 2019 Volunteer of the Year Dr. Howard Rappoport, DMD; Phyllis Kumpf, Good as New Volunteer; and Eva Turbiner, Zufall President and CEO.

Dedicated Volunteers Recognized by Zufall Health

Somerville, NJ – More than 100 dedicated volunteers who donate time, talents, and energy to Zufall Health were honored recently at the Fifth 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.

“We are most appreciative for the enthusiasm and dedication of the volunteers who support our work improving health in the communities we serve,” said Eva Turbiner, Zufall’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Were it not for the volunteers who helped Dr. Bob Zufall and his wife Kathryn establish the health center nearly 30 years ago, we might not exist today.”