Adult Health Services

Free health screenings are performed by a Department of Health and Human Services nurse once a month at four different locations. Come out to have your blood pressure, total cholesterol and fasting blood sugar checked. Speak with the nurse about any health related questions you have.

Adult health screenings include:

  • Blood Pressure Screenings
  • Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Cholesterol Screenings*
  • Diabetes Screening**

Any questions, please contact Bonnie Arrojo at (856) 739-6544 or Margie Camacho (856) 374-5127.

* Cholesterol Screening: Total Cholesterol Only

** Diabetes Screening: Fast for 12 hours. Eat a hearty meal before you start the fast. Take nothing by mouth from then except water or medication until after the test.

 
First Thursday Health Screenings

Riverfront Supermarket, 130 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Camden

9:30am to 12pm
First Thursday  Health Screenings

South Camden Food market, 700 Pine Street, Camden

1pm to 3pm
Second Thursday  Health Screenings

Greatown Deli, 1200 Morton Street, Camden

9:30am to 12pm
Third Thursday   Health Screenings

Litwins Market, 801 Elm Street, Camden

9:30am to 12pm
Third Thursday  Health Screenings

Junior Supermarket, 2926 Federal Street, Camden

1pm to 3pm

Due to COVID-19, these sites and times may vary. Please call Margie Camacho at (856) 374-5127 for up-to-date information.

 

Cancer Screening Services – The New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) Program provides comprehensive outreach, education and screening services for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancers for income eligible uninsured or underinsured. To schedule an appointment call one of the following NJCEED programs in Camden County:

  • Cooper (CEED) (856) 968-7323 or 968-7825
  • Virtua (CEED) 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (888-847-8823)

Diabetes Services – Provides diabetes screenings and follow-up and referral for those at risk with diabetes for support groups and meal planning provided by health systems in Camden County. Screenings are scheduled throughout the county, call (856) 374-5127 for more information.

Cardiovascular Disease Control – Detection and referral through blood pressure and cholesterol screenings, follow-up, and education. Screenings are scheduled throughout the county, call (856) 374-5127 for more information.

Childhood Lead Prevention Program -Provides case management services and housing inspections for lead burdened children. Call (856) 739-6544 for more information.