NEWS & EVENTS

Childhood Overweight and Obesity Can Be Prevented!

As National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month comes to a close, it’s important to review the role of childhood overweight and obesity in many serious illnesses.  The US population has one of the world’s highest rates of overweight and obesity1, and the rate of...

Children’s Health Day

Children’s Health Day Did you know? More than 8 million children across the country get their primary health care from a Community Health Center!   This year, National Health Center Week has partnered with Sesame Street to do “Sesame Street in Communities” to...

Health Center Staff Appreciation Day

Health Center Staff Appreciation Day Where do we even begin? Our health center staff are the core of what we do and who we are. They are the people who get up early and work late making sure that every patient is seen, taken care of, and provided the support and...

Stakeholder Appreciation Day

Stakeholder Appreciation Day Thank you to our stakeholders! Halfway through National Health Center Week and we would be remiss if we didn’t thank all our great stakeholders. We are so thankful to have supporters on both sides of the political aisle at the VNACJ...

Patient Appreciation Day

Patient Appreciation Day Did you know? Federally-Qualified Health Centers are required to have Board of Trustees that are more than 50% patient-based; this means that our Board of Trustees comprise of our patients and community partners! This requirement holds health...

Health Care for the Homeless Day

Health Care for the Homeless Day   The VNACJ Community Health Center, located in Monmouth County, recognizes the hardships and barriers that individuals face that lead them to experiencing homelessness and chronic homelessness. Across the country, health centers...

Kicking Off National Health Center Week 2020

Kicking Off National Health Center Week 2020   National Health Center Week is an opportunity to celebrate Federally-Qualified Health Centers across the country and all of the hard work that they do to take care of our communities’ health and well-being. This...

The Meaning of Pride

Pride started as a result of the Stonewall Riots that occurred in 1969 in Greenwich Village, New York. Police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club, at the early hours of June 28. The police removed employees and patrons out of the bar, causing riots and protests to...

Men’s Exercise Tips

Are you looking for some tips to better your body and health? Here are some tips from Everyday Health: Alternate your fitness routine: changing your exercise activities will help to stay motivated. Having a variety of activities and exercises will help keep a healthy...