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Zufall Health Providers Address Dover Families’ COVID-19 Vaccination Concerns at Community Event

On Tuesday, November 30, Zufall Health hosted “The COVID Vaccine & Kids: Answering Parents’ Questions” in the East Dover School auditorium in Dover, NJ in collaboration with several community partners. The objective of the family-friendly evening gathering was to address misinformation regarding the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended for children ages 5-11 on November 2, 2021. Verbal presentations were made in both English...

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A Message from Eva Turbiner, President and CEO: Zufall Needs Your Help on Giving Tuesday, November 30

For Zufall Health and its patients, it has been a very challenging two years. But, thanks to supporters like you, Zufall Health continues to combat COVID-19 with vaccinations, testing, and strategic outreach—all while maintaining our commitment to high-quality, affordable medical, dental, and behavioral health services for vulnerable New Jersey residents. We could not have made it through this difficult period without you. Yet so much work remains to create equal opportunity...

Keynote Speaker Paul Moore

Join Us Virtually for the Third Annual Rural Oral Health Conference on Friday, November 19

In partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) Zufall Health is pleased to present the Third Annual Rural Oral Health Conference (ROHC) on Friday, November 19 from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM EST. This year’s theme is “Diversity and Inclusion: Addressing the Needs of Marginalized Populations in Rural Communities.” The annual conference coincides with National Rural Health Day (NRHD), which the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health...

Rep. Sherrill (second from left) stands with key VETSmile leadership: Zufall Health chief dental officer Sam Wakim, DMD, MPH; VA CCPI executive director Roshni Ghosh, M.D., MPH, and Zufall Health president and chief executive officer Eva Turbiner.

Rep. Mikie Sherrill Welcomes Zufall Health and VA’s “VETSmile” Program to New Jersey to Expand Dental Care for Veterans

On Friday, October 29, 2021, just in time for Veteran’s Day, Rep. Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced VETSmile, a new resource for military veterans who do not qualify for dental benefits. Beginning as a five-year pilot program, VETSmile was formed through Zufall Health’s partnership with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) and will operate as a referral network for income-qualifying veterans to receive affordable dental care from Zufall.   A small group — including...

Celebrating 30+1 Years of Healthcare Excellence

Zufall Health energized and entertained more than 100 supporters at our “30+1” Anniversary Gala on Friday, October 8 at Brooklake Country Club. The celebration of more than three decades of healthcare excellence honored Direct Relief, a global humanitarian organization that provides medical and emergency relief to victims of poverty and natural disasters. “I’ve visited nearly a thousand health centers during my tenure … and Zufall is at the top of the...

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Zufall Partners with VA on VETSmile Dental Pilot Program

"On July 1, VA launched VETSmile: Connecting Veterans with Dentists in their Community in partnership with leading dental care providers in New York City and New Jersey, the initial sites of a pilot launch. VETSmile is a Veteran-centered effort that broadens dental care access for VA-enrolled Veterans through collaborations with compassionate dental care sites that provide high quality services for our nation’s heroes. The program is designed to provide a first touchpoint for...

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Zufall Health Recognizes Dedicated Volunteers

Lori Jarvis, M.D., Named 2020 Zufall Volunteer of the Year Somerville, NJ – In commemoration of National Volunteer Month, Zufall Health recognized 100 volunteers who donate their time, talents, and energy to provide a wide range of supportive services to the health center. Zufall paid special tribute to 2020 Volunteer of the Year Lori Jarvis, M.D., whose medical skill and compassion helped Zufall successfully conduct many mobile community health clinics and vaccination...

va Turbiner, CEO of Zufall Health, and James Demetriades, CEO of Penn Medicine Princeton Health, led a ribbon cutting to open Zufall Health Center – Plainsboro. Left to right: Patricia Kao, MD, Medical Director; Frances L. Palm, Chief Operating Officer, Zufall Health; Barbara Yost, Vice President, Network Development, Princeton Health; Barbara Edwards, MD, Academic Director of Ambulatory Residency Program; Turbiner; Bill Shuler, Chairman, Zufall Health Board of Directors; Demetriades; Linda Seeley, Secretary, Zufall Health Board of Directors; Rina Ramirez, MD, FACP, Chief Medical Officer, Zufall Health; and Ayda Tello, Administrative Director.

New Zufall Health Location Opens in Plainsboro

Plainsboro, NJ - On May 1, Zufall Health opened it's ninth location after taking the helm of a community health center on the Penn Medicine Princeton Health campus in Plainsboro, NJ. The health center has been renamed Zufall Health - Plainsboro. James Demetriades, CEO of Princeton Health, said the center has always played an important role toward fulfilling Princeton Health’s mission, serving uninsured and underinsured members of the healthcare system’s central...

Kay and Robert Zufall (Zufall Health Founders) pose with Zufall President and CEO Eva Turbiner and Paul Nusbaum, Zufall Board Chair Emeritus

Zufall Health Mourns the Passing of Zufall Board Chair Emeritus Paul Nusbaum

The Board and Staff at Zufall Health are sad to announce the passing of our longtime, trusted Zufall Board Chair Emeritus, Paul Nusbaum. Paul provided over 25 years of leadership and guidance for the health center and his loss will be deeply felt by all who knew him. Paul was the beloved husband of Meredith, beloved Father of Gwenn Amy Nusbaum and Mark Nusbaum and the beloved Grandfather of Olivia...

Zufall Receives Support from Direct Relief and The Pfizer Foundation to Improve Infectious Disease Care

Dover, N.J.  --- Zufall Health was recently named a recipient of Direct Relief’s Innovation Awards in Community Health: Addressing Infectious Disease in Underserved Communities.  The health center is one of 11 health care providers nationwide that will share a $2.5 million grant funded by the Pfizer Foundation to support innovative approaches to infectious disease education, screening, testing, treatment, and care. Zufall was cited for Peds in the Park, a program that...