Press Release

For Immediate Release
Aug 30, 2013
Contact : Robert Cavanaugh, Manager of Public Affairs for Meridian Health  
(732) 751-3451

Come Out for Jackson Community Day This Sunday, September 1


Neptune, NJ - This Sunday, September 1, Meridian Health will be participating as a sponsor at Jackson Community Day.  Meridian Health will be promoting the Meridian Health Village as well as Meridian Fitness and Wellness, which are under construction and located less than a mile from the Jackson Day festivities.

The day’s activities include rides, live music, over 100 vendors, and fireworks in the evening. The event opens at 11:00 a.m. and runs through 6:00 p.m. and is located at John L. Johnson Memorial Park (right off South Cooks Bridge Road in Jackson).

Be on the lookout for Meridian Health’s Taking Care of New Jersey Mobile Health Vehicle and Doctor Bernard, who will be mingling with the crowd.

The Meridian Health Village is a 150,000 square foot facility conveniently located on the corner of Bennett’s Mill Road and South Cooks Bridge Roads.  The facility will include a wide variety of medical and wellness services including: primary care and specialty physicians, urgent care services, fitness and wellness center with swimming pool, pharmacy, lab services, outpatient surgery center, cancer care services, community education and conference center, food services, and more.

About Meridian Health
Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers. Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” for two years in a row, and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence.  Recently, Meridian Health was the only health system in New Jersey to be ranked as one of the most Integrated Healthcare Systems in the nation according to SDI and Modern Healthcare Magazine.  For more information, please visit