News & Announcements

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers Dedicates Pleasantville Health Center to Longtime Physician Nancy Merle, MD

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Image Caption: Assemblyman Vincent Mazzeo, D-Atlantic, left, Linda Y. Flake, President/CEO, SJFMC, and Assemblyman Chris Brown, R-Atlantic, stand united at the Merle Pavilion Naming Dedication in Pleasantville. SJFMC honored longtime public servant for patients, Dr. Nancy Merle, MD with a dedication ceremony during National Health Center Week 2017. Political parties united while vowing to protect Americans in search of quality health care as our Pleasantville Health Center officially became the Merle Pavilion. Assemblyman Vincent Mazzeo (D) said, “SJFMC saves lives…

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Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers Celebrates National Health Center Week 2017

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers (SJFMC) offered free medical and dental screenings for the community in celebration of 40 years of providing compassion, care and commitment to South Jersey families. SJFMC’s events were planned as a part of National Health Center Week (NHCW). The national campaign ran August 13-19 with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers over the course of more than five decades. While there are countless reasons to celebrate America’s…

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U.S. Sen. Booker Visits SJFMC and Tells County Patients Health Care Fight Isn’t Over

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

By: David Levinsky Burlington County Times, Staff Writer BURLINGTON CITY — The sudden defeat of the Republicans’ health care overhaul in the U.S. Senate won’t bring back Josef Pfeiffer’s father, who died after losing his job and his health insurance in 2003. “He had a choice between paying the mortgage or for COBRA. He paid the mortgage, and then his cancer came back,” Pfeiffer said Saturday. “With the Affordable Care Act’s expanded Medicaid, we would have been covered.” Pfeiffer shared…

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Sen. Robert Menendez Discusses Affordable Care Act Repeal at Burlington City Health Center

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

By: David Levinsky, Burlington County Times, Staff Writer BURLINGTON CITY — Samantha Williams says her son nearly died four years ago because she hesitated taking him to the hospital for an asthma attack. Williams, of Burlington, said she was unemployed at the time, had no health insurance, and was worried about how she would pay for the hospital bill. Eventually she decided she had no choice. “The doctor told me if I had waited five more minutes, my son, Zachary,…

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Senator Menendez to Rally Against Proposed Health Care Plan at SJFMC

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

For Immediate Release: March 15, 2017 Contact: Mika Highsmith-Hasan, Communications Manager or 609-481-3075 SENATOR BOB MENENDEZ AND HEALTH CARE ADVOCATES RALLY AGAINST THE PROPOSED HEALTH CARE PLAN Burlington City, NJ – In the wake of the Congressional Budget Office’s devastating analysis of the proposed Congressional health care bill, Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. (SJFMC) will host a health care forum and press conference led by U.S Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ). Representatives from the New Jersey Primary Care Association,…

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Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers Wins Good-Doers Award

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

By: Dubravka Kolumbic Burlington County Times, Correspondent MOORESTOWN — Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers Inc. is the recipient of this year’s Burlington County Times Good-Doers award. The nonprofit health services provider garnered the most votes via an online BCT readers’ poll. As a result, the newspaper will work with the organization to produce a three-minute public service announcement. “We’re ecstatic,” CEO Linda Flake said. “It’s always great to be appreciated, to be recognized. It’s encouraging.” For nearly 40 years, the…

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