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October 19, 2012

Content provided and maintained by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Chronic Disease prevention, communicable disease control and maternal and child health services are provided at the Dr. William Toth Memorial Health Center. These services are available by appointment only.

Chronic Disease Prevention Services

Individuals often do now know if they are at risk for heart disease, cancer or diabetes. To help residents monitor and manage their health, the Health Department offers prevention education, counseling, screenings and referrals for these illnesses:

  • Blood Pressure Screenings - Blood pressure screenings are held Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m..
Communicable Disease Control

The Health Department follows all diseases which can be spread from person-to-person and from animals-to-people. Services are provided to monitor communicable diseases, prevent them from spreading and maintain records of their occurrence.

  • Immunizations - Flu and pneumonia shots are offered in the fall to senior citizens and high-risk individuals over 18 years of age.
  • Traveling to a foreign country? Up-to-date information on all foreign travel requirements and advisories are available. Diphtheria and tetanus boosters are also available.
Maternal & Child Health

  • Child Health Conference (CHC) 
    Infants and pre-school children (up to age five) with not insurance may attend the CHC. The CHC includes: physical exams; immunizations; developmental assessments. The CHC is staffed by a pediatrician and licensed public health nurses. Lead testing is provided if the assessment indicates a risk for lead poisoning.
  • School Age Immunizations are offered once a month for Children from Edison without health insurance. Appointments are required. Call 732-248-7286  for dates and appointments.  Schools and child care centers are audited for compliance with State mandated requirements
  • Hepatitis B Perinatal Program 
    This program is for mothers who are positive for Hepatitis B. It ensures that all babies born to mothers who are Hepatitis B positive are immunized with the Hepatitis B vaccine.
  • Women, Infants & Children (WIC) 
    WIC is a federally funded program for pregnant and breast-feeding women and their children who meet the nutritional and financial guidelines. Medicaid eligible clients are encouraged to enroll. Enrollment and appointments can be made by calling (732) 249-3513.

Sexual Disease Clinic

 

Clinics are held every other Monday (except holidays) from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.. No appointments are necessary,  There is a fee and this service is available to all residents of the State of New Jersey.

HIV testing is NOT included in the Monday evening clinic, HIV testing is done during the day and requires an appointment. There is no fee for HIV testing.

Please call 732-248-7286 for Monday clinic dates, and HIV appointments