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Children's Health Services

Child Health Clinics

The Township of Ewing offers free Child Health Clinics for infants, pre-school and school age children up to age 18.  Services include physical exams for infants and toddlers which include growth measurements, developmental assessments, nutrition counseling, routine child health immunizations by a pediatrician, as well as lead screening, and TB testing.  The clinic is staffed by Ewing Township Public Health Nurses.  This program is for the uninsured (NO INSURANCE) and underinsured (Families with Family Care Plan A).    A parent or legal guardian (with documentation) must accompany the child.   Stepparents must provide adoption paperwork.

Our Free Clinic

  • Is located at the Ewing Township Health Department, Ewing Municipal Building, 2 Jake Garzio Drive, on the lower level.
  • Is the first Tuesday of the month
  • Hours are 8:30 am-noon
  • By appointment only

Call us today to schedule an appointment! 609‐883‐2900, ext. 7685 or 7686.  

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Please print and fill out the NJIIS consent and proxy forms prior to the appointment.

Immunizations 

Routine Childhood Immunizations

Routine child health immunizations are administered up to age 18 by a pediatrician during our Child Health Clinics.  This service is for the uninsured (NO INSURANCE) and underinsured (Families with Family Care Plan A).    The service:

  • Is performed at the Ewing Township Health Department, Ewing Municipal Building, 2 Jake Garzio Drive (lower level).
  • Is the first Tuesday of the month
  • Hours are 8:30 am-noon
  • By appointment only

See the Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) at the bottom of the page.

Flu Vaccines

The Flu Vaccine is RECOMMENDED for children aged 6 months and older (with rare exceptions*), and REQUIRED for children attending nursery school and children in daycare who are 6 months to 5 years of age.  Children’s Flu Clinics for ages 6 months up to age 18 are held separately from the adult Flu Clinics and are given at the Health Office. 

Call us for more information! 609‐883‐2900, ext. 7685 or 7686.  

WIC Program

The New Jersey WIC program is a supplemental food program for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, as well as infants and children up to the age of five. The program also includes nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding promotion and support, immunization screening and health care referrals.  Eligibility is income-based.  Enrollment is open to all eligible applicants. More information is available here: NJ Gov WIC.

For more information contact the WIC office at The Children's Home Society of NJ WIC, 416 Bellevue Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08618. Call 609-498-7755.  

Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Wednesday: 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM and Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (check pick-ups only)

New Moms

We know this is an exciting time, and you may have many questions about taking care of your newborn. Our Public Health nurses are here to assist you. We are available to visit you after your delivery to:  

  • Answer questions about caring for your baby, including feeding, sleep schedules, and what to do when your baby gets sick
  • Provide advice on topics such as self-care and stress management
  • Inform you about services available to you in the community, including our free clinic for children without health insurance or who receive NJ Family Care Plan A.
  • Call us today to schedule an appointment or a home visit! 609‐883‐2900, ext. 7685 or 7686.

New Mom information pamphlet on home and child safety, vaccinations, positive parenting, feed and diet, and lead poisoning.  CLICK HERE for an informational pamphlet.


Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children...

Contact Us


Health Administrator
Teri Vacirca x7691

Health Officer
x7620

Administrative Assistant
Junior Abel x7619

Health Inspector
Carol Martin x7695

Nurse
Heather Larovere x7686

Nurse
Sharon Canulli x7685

Animal Control Officer
Rick Moore x7175


Office Phone

p: (609) 883-2900 ext. 7691
f: (609) 883-0215

Mailing Address
Township of Ewing
Public Health Officer
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628

Hours of Operation
(except holidays)
M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm

Municipal Building: 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
 
(609) 883-2900 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Senior & Community Center: 
999 Lower Ferry Road 
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-1776 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Jack Stephan Way (Brush Drop-off): 
M-F: 7:30am - 2:30pm 
 Sat: 7:30am - 2:30pm

Scotch Road (Public Works): 
Bulk and Electronic Items 
M-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm 
 Sat: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Ewing Animal Shelter 
4 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 771-8076

Ewing Police 
2 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 882-1313

Ewing Branch Library 
61 Scotch Road 
 (609) 882-3130

Rental Property Concern Hotline: 
 (609) 323-1177

Ewing Public Schools 
2099 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08618
P: (609) 538-9800
F: (609) 538-0041

Weather Central 
Courtesy of PHVFC 
phvfc.org/Weather.html


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