News & Announcements

SJFMC Gives Out Free Fresh Produce Through Farmacy Program in Burlington County

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

In celebration of NJ Rural Health Weeks and in collaboration with the SJFMC Farmacy Program, Burlington County residents received free local produce at our Burlington City Health Center. The program, all about improving health outcomes through healthy eating, will expand to provide more produce to residents in neighborhoods that lack access to fresh fruits and vegetables across South Jersey in 2019.

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SJFMC Wins National Health Center Week Photo Contest

Monday, September 24th, 2018

On September 24, Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. (SJFMC) was announced as the Grand Prize Winner in the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) National Health Center Week photo contest. The contest was part of NACHC’s Health Center Advocacy Network. Advocates from across the nation cast nearly 8,000 votes for their favorite pictures and videos. Votes were cast on Facebook, YouTube and on an online form. Congratulations to Superman Jared Kidd (pictured above) and all the SJFMC team members for…

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2018 SJFMC Health Center Hero Finalists

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Image Caption: Our Health Center Heroes pictured from left to right: Connie Moreno, Buttonwood; Randy Pruden, Burlington; Laquana Johnson, Merle Pavilion/Pleasantville; Maritza Barreto, English Creek; Lamar Shockley, Atlantic City Center; Daisy Zamora, Atlantic City Women & Children’s; Stephanie Jean-Joseph, Migrant Outreach; Roque Conforme, Hammonton; Rosann Williams, Salem This year, the theme of National Health Center Week was Celebrating Health Centers: Home of America’s Health Care Heroes. These are individuals whose work and passion for improving health outcomes in communities have…

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Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Pictured from left to right are Atlantic County Division of Public Health, Public Health Officer, Patricia Diamond; Atlantic County Freeholder, Caren Fitzpatrick; Assemblyman Vincent Mazzeo; SJFMC CEO, Linda Y. Flake; Atlantic County Vice Chairwoman of Freeholders, Maureen Kern; and Atlantic County Freeholder, John Risley Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. (SJFMC) celebrated its newest location at English Creek in Egg Harbor Twp. with an open house during National Health Center Week. The celebration included tours of the 15,000-square-foot facility with…

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SJFMC Celebrates National Health Center Week 2018

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

National Health Center Week celebrations were scheduled from August 12-18 with a series of community events. This year’s theme was, “Celebrating Health Centers: Home of America’s Health Care Heroes.” The week kicked off with our “Honoring Health Center Heroes” luncheon at all eight of our health center sites. Our heroes were revealed and celebrated at the lunch after being nominated by their peers through site-wide elections. The top winner with the most votes became our 2018 Super Hero. This year…

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SJFMC COO Educates Burlington County Health Consumers on 53rd Medicaid Anniversary

Monday, July 30th, 2018

SJMFC COO Esther Carpenter was a panelist at the New Jersey Citizen’s Action “Medicare/Medicaid: Are They At Risk?” event held at the Burlington County Public Library on the 53rd anniversary of these critically important public health programs. Panelists addressed the impact the programs have had, the state of these programs in New Jersey, the people they serve and what’s at risk (for individuals, our health care system and our state budget) should budget cuts and other proposals in Congress be…

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