Free dental services will be provided to veterans and their families at the Smiles For Our Heroes event. Services will include exams and cleanings, oral cancer assessments, x-rays, fillings, extractions, root canals and dentures. FREE food, giveaways, and resources will be available. Transportation will be provided at pick-up points in Morris, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Somerset, and Essex Counties. Appointments are limited, preregistration is required. Call Maria at (973) 328-9100...
Members of Zufall's Outreach Department recently volunteered to spend an afternoon planting sweet potatoes at America's Grow-a-Row. Together the team planted 4,000 plants! The plants should yield about 32,000 pounds of sweet potatoes, which is 128,000 servings! We are so proud of our Outreach Team for their hard work! With the help of over 9,100 volunteers annually, America's Grow-a-Row is able to plant, pick, rescue, and donate over 1.3 million pounds...
Zufall’s Dental Van regularly visits the VA's Morristown Outpatient Clinic where vets can register on-site to receive a free first visit on the Van. A patient's first visit may include a clinical exam, x-rays, tooth polishing, fluoride treatment and a treatment plan. If further treatment is needed, vets can schedule a follow-up visit on the Van or at one of Zufall’s dental offices nearby for a discounted rate. This program...
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.
Dover, NJ — Army veteran Frank Mazzie hadn’t seen a dentist in a dozen years, so he jumped at the chance for what he considered a “goodwill mission for my mouth.”
The Nutley resident and more than 200 other veterans from North and Central Jersey flocked to Dover this weekend to be part of the state’s first ever Mission of Mercy — Smiles for Our Heroes, a Veteran’s Day observance to honor them with free, much-needed dental care and more.
The two-day event, a partnership of Delta Dental of New Jersey and Zufall Health, brought together 140 volunteer dental professionals and clinical and non-clinical support staff to provide services ranging from cleanings and x-rays to root canals, extractions, and even dentures.
Zufall Health’s Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) program partnered with The Center for Great Expectations (CGE) to host the first “Paint for Prevention” event, which was held during CGE’s “Family Night” on October 18th. In attendance were CGE staff, CGE clients and their family members. “Paint for Prevention” reinforced concepts learned by CGE clients earlier in the year in the Safe Dates Curriculum, a 10-week course exploring components of healthy relationships....
Dover, N.J. — Zufall Health, a nonprofit community health center operating in north and central New Jersey, has successfully been working with Warren County health professionals and community organizations to reduce the incidence of dental disease in the county’s under-served children.
Through a grant funded by The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Zufall has implemented a program of oral health education, professional training, and advocacy activities that has improved access to preventive services and regular treatment for high-risk children.
(June 7, 2017) Dr. Amy M. Kotler, a pediatrician practicing at Zufall Health in Dover, NJ since 2013, has received the New Jersey Department of Health’s Population Health Hero Award in the ‘Individual/Clinician’ category. The award acknowledged her work developing and providing leadership for Zufall’s Ándale program, a successful, innovative, hands-on initiative, addressing pediatric obesity prevention.
Dr. Lynne Carmickle named 2017 Volunteer Honoree
Somerville, NJ (June 1, 2017) – More than 100 volunteers who give their time, talents, and energy to Zufall Health were honored recently at the Third Annual Volunteer Appreciation event at the Bridgewater Marriott Hotel. 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.