Community Health Care Resources for Residents & Families
Health Insurance Sign Up Dates
Refer to the Maplewood Library website for dates and times for Affordable Care Act health insurance annual sign up through the Orange ACA Navigator Project.
Medical care services for the entire family
Newark Community Health Centers
The Mission of the Newark Community Health Center is to provide affordable, quality health care. NCHC are federally qualified health centers with locations in Newark, Irvington, East Orange and Orange. The total care program provides adult and family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, dentistry, optometry, podiatry and an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist. Additional services include social work support services, HIV Testing & Counseling, Nutritional Counseling and Outreach services. Location: 101 Ludlow St. Newark. 973-565-0355 or call 973-675-1900. http://www.nchcfqhc.org/healthfacilities.html
Zufall Health Center
Zufall Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center, located in West Orange. As a fully licensed, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), they provide high-quality, affordable, compassionate medical and dental care to patients in Essex county. Zufall Health welcomes patients of all ages, from newborns to seniors, regardless of income or insurance status. They offer a broad range of primary care and support services. Zufall’s bilingual, board-certified physicians and staff provide a full range of services including annual physical exams, treatment of illness and injury, and prevention and management of chronic illness such as diabetes and hypertension.
95 Northfield Avenue, 1st Floor, Suite #2, West Orange, NJ 07052 (973) 325-2266
New Life Health and Wellness Center 12 Prospect St., Bloomfield
New Life Health and Wellness Center offers healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured PEDIATRIC population. A Nurse Practitioner Practice, their medical services include: work, school and sports physicals, women's health, on-site blood work, treatment for diabetes, hypertension and other chronic conditions. (973) 429-4850.
Township Adult Health Clinics
All adult residents, ages 18 and over (whether insured, Medicare enrolled or uninsured) are welcome to attend the adult health clinics which are offered two times a month and are free for Maplewood residents. Services provided include: blood pressure screenings, counseling services on medication, blood labs, weight management and nutrition, carotid bruit screening and diabetes risk assessment and health education. Call the Maplewood Health Department at (973) 762-8120 x 4300 for the Nursing Department to schedule an appointment or to get the monthly schedule.
Town Hall Adult Health Clinic Schedule 2016
Maplewood Library Adult Health Clinic Schedule 2016
Refer to Walgreens Pharmacies who offer all travel immunizations.
FREE Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
Screening provided by the State
ssex Women and Men (S.A.V.E.) Program, through the University Hospital and Rutgers NJ Medical School. This mobile van services men and women eligible for free cancer screenings in Essex County. Please call the Health Department for more information at (973) 762-8120 x 4200 or x4300 and see the flyer above, in English and Creole.
Shine a Light: A Lung Cancer Symposium
November 14, 6-8:30 pm, RWJ Barnabas Health Building, 95 Old Short Hills Rd., West Orange NJ. To register, (973) 322-2671
Diabetes Prevention and Management
?Diabetes: Don't Sugar Coat It
FREE lecture from Barnabas Health. Monday, November 7th, 2:30 pm Winchester Gardens, 333 Elmwood Rd., Maplewood.
"Sweet Talk" Diabetes Education Class
FREE educational program on diabetes self-management for ? adults. Sponsored by the University Hospital Division of Ambulatory Care. Come and learn to stay healthy! Program held every Thursday at the Ambulatory Care Center
Dental Health and Hygiene Services
Oral health is an important component of general health and is related to well-being and quality of life. Often, many conditions which plague the body are manifested in the mouth, an accessible vantage point from which to view the onset and management of many systemic diseases. Please refer to the website for a directory of approved dental service providers by the New Jersey Department of Health; payment methods are based on eligibility guidelines.
You may contact the Maplewood Health Department, Nursing Department for a list of community healthcare providers. They can also provide links to community resources for seniors, mental health and substance abuse, and families. (973) 762-8120 x 4300 or x 4200.