Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Lots of free stuff and activities for the kids at a health event near the Health Center on April 13.
The Woodbridge Dept. of Health & Human Services is running a Public Health Day event at the Woodbridge Health Center, next to the Main Library. If you're in the market for free screening and wellness events, you will have come to the right place. The event runs from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, April 13. Some of the demonstrations and screenings on tap, aside from health and Wellness info and screenings, include: A T-dap vaccine - that's a preventative for diptheria, tetanus, and pertussis, otherwise known as whooping cough - is also being offered for those from ages 19 to 64. The fee is $30. For more information, call 732-634-4500. Follow Woodbridge Patch on Facebook, Twitter and sign up for the daily newsletter.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Help is right in town.
Still hesitating on applying for aid to help you recover from Hurricane Sandy? You now have until January 30 to make your application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Go to disasterassistance.gov to register, or call 800-621-3362. Meanwhile, the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Woodbridge is still open. It's set up shop at the Woodbridge Health Center, next to the Main Library. There is a large FEMA trailer at the back of the building. Hours for the DRC are Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm. Visitors can speak to recovery specialists who can provide registration and other information and answer questions about the status of assistance applications. FEMA mitigation specialists provide guidance on cost-effective…
Friday, November 30, 2012
A FEMA van unfurled its sign, right at the Woodbridge Health Center today.
A FEMA Disaster Relief Center (DRC) just opened up in Linden, but now Woodbridge residents who experienced losses from Hurricane Sandy won't even have to go that far. A DRC operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency just opened up at the Woodbridge Health Center at George Frederick Plaza. That's the building right next to the Woodbridge Main Library near Woodbridge High School. An employee said that the headquarters at the health center will be opened daily from 9 am to 7 pm to help people who suffered from storm-related damages. That's quite a number of people in Woodbridge Township, particularly in the Sewaren, Avenel, and Port Reading sections, flooded by Sandy's storm surge. The FEMA presence in Woodbridge, the employee said…
Monday, September 24, 2012
Don't miss a free brunch, health screenings, and more to help you safeguard your health.
Are you a woman in Woodbridge? Now's the time to take care of your health, and a free health and fitness day is just the thing to fix you up right. Sponsored by the Woodbridge Department of Health and Human Services, the event takes place on Tuesday, September 25, from 11 am to 3 pm at the Woodbridge Health Center, next to the Woodbridge Main Library. Scheduled events include: A light brunch will be served. The free event is being held in conjunction with National Women's Health and Fitness Day. For more information, call 732-855-0600, ext. 5024. Follow Woodbridge Patch on Facebook, Twitter and sign up for the daily newsletter.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
For $20, you can make sure your pet will always come home.
Keep your pet safe by having it microchipped. Now you can get that security at a discounted price. The Woodbridge Health Department is holding a microchipping program today, Thursday, September 20, at the Woodbridge Health Center, next to the Woodbridge Main Library. The event takes place from 6 pm to 8 pm. A local veterinarian will conduct the microchipping process for a fee of $20. The fee includes the microchip, lifetime pet i.d., and registration with Home Again, the national pet recovery database. For more information, call the Health Center at 732-855-0600, ext. 5003 or 5004. Follow Woodbridge Patch on Facebook, Twitter and sign up for the daily newsletter.