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...

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Ask Dr. Bob: Are You Depressed, and What Can You Do About Depression?

We all have times when we feel bad, even guilty, about our lives, ourselves, our careers, or our futures. But for many people, this sad mood won’t go away and becomes a way of life. They may lack energy, have trouble concentrating, experience a change in appetite, or have sleep problems. It doesn’t do any good to tell them to just snap out of it. They would like to, but...

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...

En un Nuevo Video, Zufall Health Analiza la Crisis de Salud Materna en Mujeres Negras de Nueva Jersey

En Nueva Jersey, la tasa de mortalidad en madres, un cálculo de cuántas mujeres mueren du mujeres negras se ven más afectadas que las mujeres de otras razas. Una madre negra en Nueva Jersey tiene siete veces más probabilidades que una madre blanca de morir por complicaciones relacionadas con la maternidad. Durante la Semana de la Salud Materna Negra (BMHW, por sus siglas en inglés), desde el 11 al 17 de Abril, en...

Zufall Health Examines New Jersey’s Black Maternal Health Crisis in New Video

In New Jersey, the maternal mortality rate – a measure of how many women die during pregnancy or up to one year after giving birth – is one of the highest in the U.S., with Black women affected more than women of other races. A Black mother in New Jersey is seven times more likely than a white mother to die from maternity-related complications. During Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW), April...

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El programa de residencia dental apoyado por HRSA comenzará en Zufall-Hackettstown en el 2024

Zufall Health se siente enorgullecido de ser la primera y única clínica médica en Nueva Jersey en recibir una subvención de planificación y desarrollo para centros de enseñanza de salud de la Administración de Recursos y Servicios de Salud (HRSA). La agencia del Departamento de Salud y Servicios de los E.E.U.U. que mejor favorece el acceso a la asistencia médica para las poblaciones de bajos recursos médicos. Esta subvención apoyará...

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HRSA-Supported Dental Residency Program to Begin at Zufall-Hackettstown in 2024

Zufall Health is proud to be the first and only health center in New Jersey to receive a Teaching Health Center Planning and Development grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), the agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Services that improves access to health care for medically vulnerably populations. The grant will support the development of a new accredited general dental residency program in Zufall’s Hackettstown...

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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...