News & Announcements

SJFMC in the Community (Spring/Summer 2019)

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

April 30, 2019 SJFMC AND THE AC LINKS TEAM UP TO PUT FRESH PRODUCE ON LOCAL PLATES Sweet potatoes, mushrooms, collard greens and kale were just a few healthy favorites given out in sacks and bunches during our farm stand in April at the Merle Pavilion. The event, in collaboration with the Atlantic City chapter of the Links Inc., is part of the SJFMC Farmacy program, making fresh produce the medicine for a healthy soul. About 150 families received bags…

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SJFMC Celebrates National Health Center Week 2019

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

SJFMC observed National Health Center Week August 4-10 with a series of successful community events. With the theme of “America’s Health Centers: Rooted in Communities,” the week was an opportunity for SJFMC to celebrate its own health center heroes with luncheons at our eight centers. At these “Honoring Health Center Heroes” events, we applauded the staff winners, nominated by their peers through state-wide elections, who demonstrate the values of our organization. Check out our page for a list of winners….

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Congratulations to our 2019 Health Center Heroes!

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

This year’s finalists are being honored for their commitment to our mission of providing quality health care to our patients. They all are dedicated to the Community Health Center Movement and deserve to be recognized. Here are our 2019 Heroes and Sheroes!!!!! AC1: Dr. Robert Hill, Dentist AC2: Milagros Centeno-Cooper, Front Desk Manager Burlington: Esther Kwofie, Certified Medical Assistant   Buttonwood: Dr. Wayne Shaw, Internal Medicine English Creek: Narda Bernal-Castaneda, Financial Counselor Hammonton: Desiree Washington, Patient Service Specialist Merle Pavilion: Alisia…

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SJFMC Provider Day 2019

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Pictured, left to right in front row: SJFMC CFO Ron Kaplan, President/CEO Linda Y. Flake, COO Esther Carpenter, PI/Director of Compliance Tarena Rivera. Back row: SJFMC Providers. Photo Credits: Tracie Van Auken. Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers recognized the contributions of its provider staff on March 15 during Provider Day. The event, which honors Doctors, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Physician Assistants and Dental Hygienists, was held at Paris Caterers. In addition to breakfast and presentations from SJFMC…

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SJFMC Encourages All to get Free HIV Testing at one of its Eight Health Centers in Honor of World AIDS Day

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

In recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1, Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center committed to providing quality health care to the underserved and uninsured, encourages all southern Jersey residents to get tested for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. In the United States, about 1 in 7 people who have HIV don’t know it. While SJFMC offers free HIV testing every day at all eight of its health centers, health leaders are urging the…

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SJFMC Celebrates National Rural Health Day With Farmworker Video

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. (SJFMC) celebrated National Rural Health Day on November 15 by distributing a new video that highlighted the contributions of New Jersey farmworkers in the rural communities they serve. The video documentary of SJFMC’s “From Our Hands To Yours” Photography Exhibit chronicles the lives of farmworkers and their commitment to providing nutritious food to our communities. The video also showcases the dedication of Federally Qualified Health Centers like SJFMC that serve farmworkers with quality health…

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