In an effort to increase the health and wellness of the community, the Community
Outreach Department provides a comprehensive schedule of health programs and services.
These community benefits programs include health education seminars and screenings
for blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, dental, eye, podiatric, pediatric,
bone densitometry, prostate cancer screening, diabetes education, and other wellness
To maximize the effectiveness of the community benefit programs, Community Outreach
partners with many community and faith-based organizations, health clinics and schools.
Collaborations optimize resources, assets, and skills to achieve shared goals in
meeting the needs of the community. Collaborative partners help East Orange General
Hospital reach out to a diverse community to provide tools for self-empowerment
Outreach Programs & Services Include:
- Health Fairs - Spring & Fall
- Diabetes Education Program - lectures and healthy eating workshops
- Health Screenings
- Senior Services
- Project Screenings & Outreach Unified Program (S.O.U.P.) – screenings are
offered to community members who use local identified food and/or ‘soup’ kitchens
for the targeted health conditions when they come in for food pantry distributions
and/or ‘soup’ kitchen meals. Any patient who inquires of any additional social or
medical navigation services is worked with on a one-to-one basis.
Hours of Operations:
Located in the East Pavilion, the Community Outreach Department operates Monday
through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Weekend appointments are available upon
Community Outreach Department - (973) 414-1866