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Jefferson Township Health Department

973.208.6120

THE JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH provides a wide range of Public Health services designed to promote and protect the health of Jefferson residents.

Staff:

Dawn Dixon, BSN, RN – Public Health Nurse Supervisor

Barbara Smith, RN, Public Health Nurse

Gail Johnson, RN, Public Health Nurse

 

LOCATION: PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER

57 Minnisink Rd, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

CALL 973.663.0700

 

APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY FOR ALL CLINICS.

PLEASE CALL 973-663-0700

BLOOD PRESSURE:

WELL BABY CLINIC:

FEMALE CANCER SCREENING:

FOOT CARE CLINIC:

HEARING SCREENING:

Held at the Health Center, BY APPOINTMENT or at the prospective Senior Club meetings listed, once a month.

Physical examinations including growth assessment for children from birth to school age. All immunizations recommended by the Academy of Pediatrics. PThe pediatrician does physicals and administers all vaccines.

Program includes Pap test with breast and pelvic examination performed by a physician or qualified nurse practitioner. Hemmocult slides for determining the presence of blood in stool.

Basic foot care for senior citizens (55 years and older) and for chronically ill residents.

Performed by local audiologist once a year in conjunction with SMAC.

MALE CANCER SCREENING:

A local Urologist performs physical examination of testicular, prostate, rectal and breast exam. PSA Blood test and hemocult slides for determining presence of blood in stool.

MAMMOGRAMS:

For residents 35 years old or older. Done in conjunction with the Female Cancer Screening.

SMAC 23 Blood Test, HDL, and CBC:

Blood tested for indications of disease and/or malfunction of internal organs. Done three times per year. Any Jefferson resident 18 years or older may have it done once a year.

SKIN CANCER SCREENING:

Overall body scan performed by a nurse practitioner or physician specializing in dermatology.


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