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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Photo of New Jersey's Health Commissioner posing with Zufall staff and Board

New Jersey’s Commissioner of Health Visits Zufall Health in Dover

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.

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Eight members of Zufall Outreach staff standing next to sweet potato plants they planted.

Zufall’s Outreach Team Volunteers with America’s Grow-a-Row!

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/