November 15, 2006
Contact: Jerry Carey
Phone: (856) 566-6171
“Fight the Flu Fair” at Camden Health Clinic on Nov. 18
CAMDEN — The Department of Family Medicine and students from the UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine will provide free flu vaccinations on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Camden Saturday Health Clinic, 538 Broadway, in Camden. A limited supply of flu vaccine will be available that day on a first come/first served basis to those who are considered to be at high risk for influenza-related complications, including:
· Children four to five years old
· Children over 5 years who have chronic medical conditions
· Pregnant women
· Individuals older than 50 years
· Anyone with certain chronic medical conditions
· Individuals who live with or care for persons at high risk
· Health-care workers
The Camden Health Clinic, located in the Camden OEO Building, is a collaborative effort of the students at the UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, the medical school’s Department of Family Medicine and the UMDNJ-School of Nursing. The clinic provides free medical care to Camden area residents on Mondays and Saturdays.
For more information call (856) 541-1752 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMDNJ is the nation's largest free-standing public health sciences university with more than 5,500 students attending the state's three medical schools, its only dental school, a graduate school of biomedical sciences, a school of health related professions, a school of nursing and its only school of public health, on five campuses. Last year, there were more than two million patient visits to UMDNJ facilities and faculty at campuses in Newark, New Brunswick/Piscataway, Scotch Plains, Camden and Stratford. UMDNJ operates University Hospital, a Level I Trauma Center in Newark, and University Behavioral HealthCare, a mental health and addiction services network.