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Adult Health Screenings
Risk assessments are available to residents to determine if you presently have or have the potential for developing hypertension (high blood pressure).
Screenings are held at the following times and locations:
Ewing Senior and Community Center, 999 Lower Ferry Road (at Parkway Ave), Ewing, NJ 08628 – 2nd Tuesday of every month, 9:45 am-11:00am
Hollowbrook Community Center, 320 Hollowbrook Drive, Ewing, NJ 08638 – 4th Tuesday of every month, 9:45am-11:30am
Please note that the most up-to-date event information can be found on our calendar.
Child & Maternal Health
Child Health Conference (CHC)
Children who live in Ewing Township or attend a school in Ewing Township, without health insurance, may attend the CHC regardless of the family’s financial status. The CHC includes immunizations and developmental assessments. Immunizations are provided to all infants and children from birth through 18 years of age. CHC is staffed by a pediatrician and public health nurses. Lead testing and screening is performed on all children as required by New Jersey State law (N.J.A.C. 8:51A).
This free program is offered at the Health Department on an appointment-only basis on the third Tuesday from 9:00 am – 11 am of each month.
Please note that beginning October 4, the CHC Clinic dates will be changing to the first Thursday of each month. All other details remain the same. Bear in mind that up-to-date information is best found on our township calendar.
The Health Department will also conduct vision and hearing evaluations for children by appointment outside of CHC hours. Please call for scheduling.
Mercer County Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
This program is sponsored by the Concerned Citizens of Ewing and is available to all pregnant and breast-feeding women, their infants and children who meet the nutritional and financial guidelines. The WIC program is at 80 W. Upper Ferry Rd, Ewing, NJ 08628.
Call (609) 498-7755 to make an appointment.
Disease Prevention & Control
Chronic Disease Prevention Services
Often individuals are not aware that they are at increased risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer or diabetes. To help residents prevent disease and monitor and manage their health the Health Department offers a variety of services including health education, counseling and community screenings.
Communicable Disease Control
The Health Department follows all diseases which can be spread from person-to-person and from animals-to-people. The following services are provided to monitor communicable disease and prevent them from spreading.
- Maintain records on all reportable disease and completion of required surveillance reports. Investigate various disease occurrences and initiate control measures.
- Childhood immunizations are provided to anyone uninsured or under-insured from birth through 18 years of age, through the Child Health Conference. Call the Health Department for an appointment.
- Tuberculin skin testing is provided to specific individuals. Referrals to the Mercer County Tuberculosis Program are made when indicated.
- Free flu and pneumonia vaccines are offered in the fall at select locations. Information on dates, times and locations will be posted to the Ewing Township online calendar, the Find A Flu website on the internet, found on flyers placed throughout the community and ads are placed in the local newspapers.Be sure to wear short sleeves/loose fitting clothing There is no charge for the vaccines, however, all insurance information is necessary ALL INSURANCE CARDS must be presented Pregnant women must provide a note from their obstetrician
Flu, Pneumonia, and Tetanus (Tdap) are available (while supplies last)
- Immunization audits are conducted on every nursery/pre-school/day-care and all public and private schools in Ewing Township. Public Health Nurses audit to assure high immunization levels are maintained in the community. Audits reduce the possibility of epidemics of vaccine preventable diseases.
- Free confidential counseling and testing for Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) and HIV is available for Ewing Township residents through a contract with the Hamilton Township Division of Health. Treatment for STDs is available at these clinics. The clinic is located at 2100 Greenwood Avenue, Hamilton, NJ. Clinic days are every Monday from 1 pm – 3:00 pm, and every Tuesday from 9 am – 11 am. No appointment is necessary. For more information call (609) 890-3884.
- Free walk-in rabies vaccination clinics for dogs and cats are scheduled in the Spring and Fall at selected sites in the community.
Remember to check our calendar for the most up-to-date information.
|Child Health Conference||Ewing Township Health Department
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
|3rd Tuesday of each month
9:00 am – 11 pm
Appointments are requiredNote: Beginning October 4,
CHC Clinic dates are changing to
the first Thursday of each month.
All other details remain the same.
|WIC (Women, Infants & Children)||80 West Upper Ferry Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
|9:00am – 3:00pm
Call for an appointment
There are several sites available throughout Mercer County
|Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic & HIV Testing Site||Hamilton Township Division of Health
2100 Greenwood Avenue
|Mondays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Public Health Nurse-run Clinic
Tuesdays 9:00 am – 11 am
Physician available at this clinic
|Monthly Blood Pressure Clinics||Ewing Senior & Community Center
999 Lower Ferry Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628
|2nd Tuesday of each month
9:45 am – 11:00 pm
320 Hollow Brook Drive
Ewing Township, NJ 08638
|4th Tuesday of each month
9:45am – 11:30am