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.
Dover, NJ — (July 12, 2018) Zufall Health recently welcomed New Jersey Health Commissioner Dr. Shareef Elnahal who visited the health center’s medical and dental offices at its Dover headquarters site.
Led on a tour by Zufall Chief Operating Officer Eva Turbiner, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rina Ramirez, and Chief Dental Officer Dr. Sam Wakim, the Commissioner had the opportunity to meet Manuel Hernandez, a young man who has been a Zufall patient since childhood. He also interacted with medical, dental, and administrative staff.
Dover, NJ — Congressman Leonard Lance visited Zufall Health in Dover recently to announce the approval of $3.1 million in annual federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services that helps the health center provide care to its 37,000 patients.
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 of produce to hunger relief agencies throughout New Jersey, New York City, and eastern Pennsylvania. Learn more about America’s Grow-a-Row by visiting their website: http://www.americasgrowarow.org/
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 is supported by a grant from The Arconic Foundation. Learn more about Zufall’s Mobile Dental Services HERE.