Health Services & Information
- ADULT VACCINATIONS - In addition to seasonal flu shots, the Division of Public Health provides the following vaccinations for adults 50 years and older
at no charge for residents without insurance and those whose insurance does not cover these vaccines.
SHELTER - Featured Pets, Hours of Operation, Adoption
Fees, Directions to our Shelter, Free Rabies Clinics, more...
COMMUNITY CARE ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (ACCAP) - Eligible individuals
diagnosed with AIDS may receive Medicaid covered services including
private duty nursing services in the community rather than in a nursing
home. Call 1-888-426-9243
PRESSURE - The Division provides workplace cholesterol
and blood pressure screening and education programs for all Atlantic
- CANCER - Risk assessment and education for breast and cervical cancer.
- CHOLESTEROL - The Division provides workplace cholesterol and blood pressure
screening and education programs for all Atlantic County businesses.
& CHRONIC ILLNESS PREVENTION - Cancer risk assessment & screening, cholesterol and blood pressure
screening, diabetes education, more..
DISEASE PREVENTION & CONTROL -Tuberculosis , Rabies,
Flu Shot information, Sexually Transmitted Disease, Other Infectious
- DENTAL DISCOUNT PROGRAM - designed to help uninsured and underinsured county residents save money on their dental service expenses.
SERVICES - The John Cronin Dental Center offers general dentistry
to low income families and senior citizens over the age of 60, having
no dental insurance and based on a sliding scale payment fee. Appointments
are necessary and proof of income is required. Medicaid is accepted.
Open to Atlantic County residents only. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday,
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For appointments and information, phone (609)
OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Offering comprehensive health services
to enhance your work, your family, your neighborhood and your life.
DISEASE INFORMATION - Information about the prevalence
and prevention of Lyme DIsease.
INSURANCE, Adult -
The NJ Medically Needy Program provides medical benefits to certain
New Jersey residents who have incomes that are too high to qualify
for the regular Medicaid program.
INSURANCE (NJ FamilyCare) - a program for some children under 18 years old. Information and applications are provided by the Department of Family and Community Development (PHONE (609) 345-6700, ext. 2640) and the Family Centers.
INSURANCE, Senior - The State Health Insurance Program provides counseling and assistance
to seniors and disabled persons on Medicare regulations.
INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT (HIPAA) COMPLIANCE
TOPICS A - Z
HEALTH - The Atlantic County Mental Health Administrator.
CONTROL - The Atlantic County's Office of Mosquito Control
carries on a program of Integrated Pest Management including inspections,
biological controls, water management and public education, coordinated
with the DEP and health agencies.
HOME SERVICES - Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
SAVINGS PROGRAM - Atlantic County residents and their dependents (living
in the same household) can receive a discount of up to 10% to 50%
off retail prices on all prescription drugs.
HEALTH - The Atlantic County Division of Public Health.
- RABIES, RABIES CLINICS
(Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) - Learn more about SARS.
HEALTH - National Institute of Health site featuring Health
resources for Older Adults.
TRANSMITTED DISEASE - Screening, counseling and treatment.
ABUSE SERVICES - Treatment services, Driving While Intoxicated program, Alliance
for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, substance abuse
services for youth (TRY-IT Program).
DISEASES - Downloadable guide, County incidence map, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever,
- TRANSPORTATION - Life Essential Transportation Services
for dialysis, chemo and other cancer therapies, Prescribed Physical
and Occupational Therapy programs, and Non-Emergency medical and laboratory
- TUBERCULOSIS - Screening & treatment.
NILE VIRUS - Frequently
Asked Questions, reducing your risk, more...
HEALTH INFORMATION - Information is available about Right to Know Laws, in-door air quality,
and other topics.