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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.

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

Wednesday, September 28, 11 AM- 1 PM
Get your flu vaccine at the Municipal Building, 574 Valley St. 
Highly recommended for those who are caregivers of those who are sick or seniors. Cost: $20.00 for all adults, 18-64. Flu shot is FREE for all senior residents, 65 years and older as well as Medicare and Medicaid recipients who are Maplewood residents. 

Wednesday, October 12th, 2:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Need help putting food on the table? If you need to apply for food stamps, there is an application assistance day at 50 Union Ave. Suite, 401, Irvington, NJ 07011.  Space is limited, Sign up today and call (973) 372-4353. Ask them for the documents need to apply. 
Provided by the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern NJ, Community Food Bank of NJ and the NJ Department of Children and Families. 

Saturday, October 22nd, 10 AM- 2 PM. 
Cleaning out your medicine cabinet or moving? Do you have prescriptions that you are no longer using? Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal at the Maplewood Police Department.  For questions on how to properly dispose of used medical syringes, please contact the Maplewood Health Department.

 Cancer Prevention

FREE Skin Cancer Screening at Saint Barnabas through the months of May and June.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.  Based on current statistics from the American Cancer Society, more than 1 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed yearly in the United States but if detected early, most skin cancers can be successfully treated. All are welcome and encouraged to attend, especially those with abnormal-looking or changing moles. For further information and to register, please call The Barnabas Health LINK at 1.888.724.7123. Please leave a home and cell number when registering. For general questions about this upcoming skin cancer screening, please call Moira Davis, RN, at 973.322.6515.

Women's Health Clinic and Screening Event, Wednesday, May 25th, 9 AM- 3 PM
Program provided through the Montclair Health Department and Rutgers SAVE program (NJCEED). 
NJCEED Program eligibility criteria: 

The following screenings will be provided: pelvic examination, pap smear screening, clinical breast exam, mammogram referral (if eligible), colorectal test kit (if eligible), and cancer health education. 
For more information, call (973) 509-4970. 

FREE Women's Health Clinic: Pap Smear and Mammography/ Clincial Breast Exam Screening 
DATE: Thursday, June 23, 2016, 8:30 AM
This event is open to all Essex County female residents. Program provided by the Bloomfield public Health Nursing Office and the the Rutgers SAVE program (NJCEED). NJCEED Program eligibility criteria: 
Appointments are limited; call (973) 680-4058 to register. 

FREE Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening (English)  (Creole)
-  Screening provided by the State Screening Access of Value to Essex 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.

IN THE PINK CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM offered by Saint Michael's Medical Center (for both men and women; must meet NJCEED eligibility criteria)
FREE breast health screening, mammogram, cervical cancer screening (pap smear), colorectal cancer screening, Men's Health screening. 
  • Saturday June 18th 2016, Women’s Health  9am-12pm
  • Saturday June 25th 2016 Men’s Health 10am-2pm 

For an appointment call, (973) 877-2990 or (973) 877-2987.  Location: Saint Michael's Medical Center, 268 Dr. MLK Blvd., 3rd Floor, Bldg D.

Diabetes Prevention and Management

 "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 140 Bergen St., Newark, NJ 07103 Level F, rm 1627. Contact Ana Padilla, Patient Navigator at (973) 972-0856 or email:

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. 

574 Valley St.
Maplewood Township, NJ 07040
Ph: (973) 762-8120