Adult Health

Gloucester County Screening Resources

Our staff of nurses, clinicians, and educators will provide you or your organization with valuable health education and screenings services. We can offer the following point of care testing:

  • Blood Pressure reading
  • Body Composition Assessment
  • Cardiovascular risk assessments
  • Derma Scan skin cancer screening
  • Diabetes risk assessments
  • Glucose reading (blood sugar test, fasting required)
  • Lifestyle risk assessments
  • Total cholesterol reading (fasting required)

Call 856-218-4136 and ask to speak with one of our community health specialists to discuss your needs and schedule the appropriate health services.

Adult Immunizations

Immunizations are essential to protect children from many devastating diseases. But adults need immunizations to protect themselves and their loved ones as well. New Jersey Department of Health reports that thousands of adults die each year from diseases for which immunization is available. Routine vaccinations are recommended even if you do not travel.

Adult Vaccines

The following adult vaccines are available at the Gloucester County Department of Health by appointment. For individuals who do not have medical insurance or whose medical insurance does not cover immunizations.

  1. Hepatitis A
  2. Hepatitis B
  3. Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  4. Influenza
  5. Meningitis
  6. Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)
  7. Pneumococcal
  8. Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap)
  9. Tetanus (TD)
  10. Twinrix (combination Hep A and Hep B)
  11. Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  12. Zoster (Shingles)

For adults who:

  • Chronic liver disease
  • Hemophilia
  • International adoption
  • Is in close contact with a person with an acute infection and has not previously been vaccinated
  • IV drug use
  • Men having sex with men
  • Travel internationally

Vaccine supply is limited and not guaranteed and you must be a New Jersey resident. Contact the Health Department at 856-218-4127 for information about eligibility and availability.

Immunizations & Resources

Arch Nurse Program

One on one with a nurse; harm reduction program for individuals who are at risk for an opioid overdose or if their partner or loved one uses opioids. Arch nurse services include:

  • Adult vaccinations
  • Drug treatment assessment and referral for drug treatment
  • IV drug use risk reduction counseling
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Overdose prevention counseling (naloxone use)
  • Pregnancy testing
  • PrEP counseling and referral
  • Rapid Hepatitis C testing
  • Rapid HIV testing
  • Referrals for HIV, Hepatitis, and Pregnancy care and treatment
  • Sexual and Reproductive health counseling
  • STD testing and treatment
  • Wound Assessment and care

Smoke Free Act

Gloucester County encourages healthy living through the enforcement and education of the Smoke Free Act. For questions or concerns call 856-218-4136. View more information on the New Jersey Health website.