The Division works closely with mothers and their children to promote family health.
Childhood Check Ups, Shots, Hearing/Vision Screening – Immunizations and other "well-child" health services are available for children until age 19 who have no insurance or have NJ Family Care Plan A. Services are available at the Atlantic County Division of Public Health in Northfield and Hammonton. Appointments are required. Please call (609) 645-7700, extension 4500 for more information.
Your Best Shot at Staying Healthy: Immunizations for Birth through 18 Years
Immunization Schedules for Infants and Children
Immunization Schedules for Preteens and Teens
The Truth About Vaccines - Protecting Your Child Against Serious Diseases (English)
The Truth About Vaccines - Protecting Your Child Against Serious Diseases (Spanish)
Information about Lead Poisoning
Information about Childhood Lead Poisoning Program and Lead Abatement
Northfield (609) 645-5933
The Division of Public Health offers free women’s health clinics to Atlantic County residents 18 and over. Services include a Pap Smear, Pelvic Exam, Breast Exam, Mammogram Referral, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Colorectal screening as well as Health Counseling. For residents with no health insurance or those who have health insurance with high deductibles and/or low reimbursement payments. Clinics are held at the Stillwater Building at 201 South Shore Road in Northfield and at 310 Bellevue Avenue in Hammonton. Appointments are necessary. Call (609) 645-5933 for more information.
Immunizations are essential to protect children from many devastating diseases but adults also need immunizations. The NJ Department of Health reports that over 40,000 adults die each year from diseases for which an immunization is available. The Division of Public Health provides vaccinations for adults 19 years of age and older at no charge for residents without insurance and those whose insurance does not cover these vaccines. For information and/or an appointment call (609) 645-7700, ext. 4393 or 4500.
If you are pregnant, or think you may be pregnant, and need prenatal care you can access prenatal services in Atlantic County at the following locations:
Home Visiting Programs
Because babies don’t come with instructions, home visiting
programs are designed to promote healthy pregnancies.
There has been intake process established in Atlantic County where the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative’s Connections serves as the central intake HUB for all referrals. Referrals can be faxed to 1-877-432-8603 or made via phone at 1-800-611-8326.
You also may qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women,
Infants and Children (WIC) at the Atlantic City,
Egg Harbor City and Galloway locations.
Call (609) 246-7767 for more information.
For more information, contact the nurses in our Community Health/Clinical Services Unit at (609) 645-5933 or visit the resource pages listed below:
New Jersey Maternal, Child and Community Health Services