Photo of Karen Ponce Receiving Healthcare Hero Award

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 in the way she interacts and cares for our patients as well as their families. Her warm personality, friendliness and smile are truly contagious. Congratulations to Karen and all the Healthcare Hero recipients on this well-deserved honor!

Zufall Health recently hosted a delegation of high-level health officials from the People’s Republic of China headed by Wang Hersheng, Vice Minister of China’s National Health commission. The group, visiting the U.S. to attend a United Nations General Assembly meeting, was interested in touring the health center’s Dover site and learning about Zufall’s approach to primary care and community health. Pictured are the delegation members, representatives of the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Zufall senior staff.

China Delegation Visits Zufall Health to Learn About American Health Care

Dover, N.J — A delegation of high-level health officials from the People’s Republic of China recently visited Zufall Health Center in Dover for an up-close look at an American health center and to discuss Zufall’s approach to primary care and community health.

Wang Hesheng, Vice Minister of China’s National Health Commission, and his six-member team were in the United States to attend a United Nations General Assembly meeting. Accompanying them on their Zufall visit was Thomas Engels, Acting Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Patient Representative Holding Train Up Day Balloon

Zufall Emphasizes Career Development on Train Up Day

Zufall Health joined Community Health Centers (CHCs) throughout the state on October 10th for a Train Up Day to encourage career development and workforce opportunities within CHCs. Train Up Day provides a chance to share available positions and job openings for employees to grow within their organization. During the event, Zufall highlighted success stories of staff members who moved up the ladder, instructed employees about the various departments within the Health Center, as well as provided information about training and education opportunities available to employees.

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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.

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