Eye Screening Clinic

In partnership with the New Jersey Commission for The Blind and Visually Impaired, the Monmouth County Health Department offers a free eye screening clinic for ages 3 and up the second Monday of each month from 2 - 6 p.m. at the health department. The clinic is for eye health, visual acuity and glaucoma. Other health services are also provided during the clinic.

Please view our Eye screening clinic flyer.

For additional questions or appointments please dial 732-431-7456.

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Provides medical and case management to children with elevated lead levels. Children with lead levels of 20 ug/dl are placed into a complete case management that oversees the medical components of the child's care as well as insuring that sources of lead exposure are removed from the environment. Children with lead levels between 10-19 ug/dl are monitored and followed with home visits to prevent further elevation. Free lead testing is provided for children without health insurance.


Free lead screening for children that are uninsured

Days: Mondays
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 noon and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Social Services Building
3000 Kozloski Rd. Freehold (Map)
Make an appointment by calling 732-431-7456 x8582


Healthy Traveler Program

The Monmouth County Health Department provides an International Traveler Program tailored to education as well as vaccinations for the traveler. Individuals or families requiring the above services are welcome to call for information or to schedule an appointment.

To make an appointment or to obtain information call:
Jeryl Krautle, Public Health Nurse Supervisor at 732-431-7456 ext. 8512


Hypertension Screening Program

Blood pressure tests, including risk factor counseling and education on diet, smoking cessation, exercise, diabetes, and overall health is offered by MCHD.  Referrals are made as needed.


Immunization Services

Childhood immunizations are provided free to children from birth to 18 years old who have no insurance or are uninsured. With parental permission, the child/children will be entered into a statewide immunization registry, which encourages timely and age appropriate immunizations.

For Children (18 and Under)

Location: Social Services Building
3000 Kozloski Rd. Freehold
How to make an appointment: call 732-294-5458

Days: Mondays
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

For Adults (18 and Over)

Adults can receive influenza, tetanus, Tdap, Hepatitis A and B, and meningitis immunizations.  To make arrangements, please contact the Monmouth County Health Department at 732-431-7456.


Lead Based Paint Abatement Program

Dwellings are inspected by a licensed Risk Assessor with special x-ray equipment; when children are referred with elevated lead levels.


The American Medicine Chest Challenge

Learn about the American Medicine Chest Challenge, a program designed to collect unused or expired medicine safely.



Physicals

Free physicals conducted by MD.  Treatment for minor illnesses, and referrals as appropriate are provided to children from birth through 18 years old who have no insurance.

Days: Thursdays

Times: Morning by appointment only

Location: Social Services Building
3000 Kozloski Rd., Freehold

How to make an appointment: call 732-294-5458


Sexually Transmitted Disease Infections

Services include physical examination and diagnostic services by a physician or physician assistant, and treatment as needed. Comprehensive STD education and risk factor for counseling is also provided as well as assistance with partner notification.

Services are held at: 1828 West Lake Avenue Neptune, NJ 07753

Day:  Tuesdays

Time:  4:00PM-5:45PM

Please note:  Last registration is 5:30PM, arrive promptly at 5:15PM


Tuberculosis Program

Location:  Monmouth County Health Department
3435 Highway 9, Freehold, NJ  07728 Phone: 732-308-3750

The program provides complete case management that includes testing, x-rays, physicals, medication management and monitoring for Tuberculosis cases and contacts.

Please be advised that due to the nationwide shortage of purified protein derivative (PPD), the New Jersey Department of Health has directed Local Health Department Tuberculosis Control Programs to restrict the use of their remaining supply of PPD to the following groups:
  • Persons who are contacts to infectious cases
  • Persons being evaluated for suspected active TB
  • Certain persons at increased risk of tuberculosis due to medical conditions
  • Persons recently arrived from high TB incidence countries
For individuals in need of tuberculin testing we recommend the use of QuantiFERON-TB Gold testing. Information about the shortage and the guidelines for using QuantiFERON testing can be accessed at the Centers for Disease Control website at http://www.cdc.gov/MMWR/Preview/mmwrhtml/mm6216a5.htm or http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5415a4.htm respectively.

Mantoux Testing

For school age children/students starting school by the Department of Education.

For the employer, potential employer or institution is responsible for providing for the tuberculin skin test.

Call:  732-308-3750 for additional information.

Fee:  $15.00 (Non-Member Towns)

Day:  Monday only

Reading:  Wednesday or Thursday

Times:  9:00AM-11:30AM & 1:00PM-3:30PM


Women's Health Program

Cancer screenings include pap test and breast examinations, blood pressure checks, and self-breast check instructions.  Services are provided for women who are uninsured and live in Monmouth County. 

Days: Thursdays

Times: Please call our main office at 732-431-7456, extension 8513 to schedule an appointment.

Locations:  Monmouth County Health Department

  • 3435 Highway 9, Freehold, NJ
  • 227 Hamilton Avenue, Neptune, NJ

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