(MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ) -- Middlesex County Office of Health Services, which is committed to maintaining the health and well-being of the community through disease prevention and health promotion, is offering free Public Health Clinics to encourage residents to be proactive in all aspects of their health. The Middlesex County Public Health Clinic, located at 596 Jersey Avenue, New Brunswick, provides a variety of services including childhood and adult immunizations, cancer screenings, physicals, and much more to all Middlesex County residents free of charge.
“As summer comes to a close and temperatures drop, we encourage all Middlesex County residents to make sure they and their families are caring for their general health, are immunized for this season’s flu, and get vaccinated against COVID-19,” said Board of County Commissioners Director Ronald G. Rios. “To keep our community safe, we continue to collaborate with many community partners to enhance the services available to all County residents during this unprecedented time.”
Middlesex County Public Health Clinic are open year-round Monday through Friday. Clinics are closed on County holidays. Appointments can be made by calling 732-565-3788. For childhood vaccines and physicals, residents may need to submit proof of residence.
In addition to the many services available at the Middlesex County Public Health Clinic, Middlesex County residents can also receive free cancer screenings. The Cancer Education and Ealy Detection (CEED) Program is a Federal and State grant-funded program offering free cancer screenings to residents who have no health insurance or are under insured. The cancer screenings offered are breast, cervical, colorectal, and prostate.
September’s schedule for cancer screenings is as follows:
* Monday, September 13
* Monday September 20
* Monday September 27
Appointments can be made by calling 732-745-3127 or 732-745-3109.
For more information and a full list of services provided by the Middlesex County Public Health Clinic, please click here.
Middlesex County is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies, three universities, 18 park systems, and world-class healthcare and research facilities making it one of the nation’s most dynamic regions and a leader in technology, transportation, the arts, and food innovation. As one of the most diverse populations in the country, Middlesex County is home to over 832,000 residents living throughout 25 municipalities. Ranked #1 in the state for best schools, the County offers an award-winning vocational school system, a county college, and workforce development creating a unique ecosystem in which opportunities abound. Conveniently located between New York and Philadelphia, Middlesex County is a leading destination for businesses and residents alike to live, work, and play – and has been since the 17th century.