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Genesis HealthCare Announces Resident and Staff COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Rates 

To date, 84% of skilled nursing residents and 61% of skilled nursing staff have been vaccinated; Staff acceptance rates far exceed national average as reported by CDC read more

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Southern Ocean Center

Southern Ocean Center
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4.2out of 5 - 224 Customer Satisfaction Ratings

1361 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Awards and Affiliations
CMS 5-Star Quality Measures Rating
CMS 4-Star Staffing
CMS 4-Star RN Staffing
CMS 5-Star Overall Rating
AHCA Step 1
2017 Center of Excellence Award
We Honor Veterans - Partner Level One
2019 AHCA Bronze Award Winner
Quality Initiative Recognition Program

Thank You for your interest in Southern Ocean Center. We are located at 1361 Route 72 in Manahawkin, New Jersey. Our Skilled Nursing Facility is situated in a rural beach community of Southern New Jersey, in Ocean County. We are geographically located 5 miles east of Long Beach Island, 30 miles north of Atlantic City, NJ, 80 miles south of New York City, NY and 50 miles west of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Whether you are looking for ShortStay Rehabilitation after a hospital stay or require LongTerm Care, our dedicated team can provide the care you need. Our great reputation in the community and with local area physicians is based upon a 15 year history of exceptional nursing care and rehabilitative services. We are proud to offer the following unique programs and services: Rehabilitation Services offered 7 days per week, Post-hospital Care including Transitional Care designed to meet the needs of patient's discharged from the hospital but not ready to go directly home. Southern Ocean Center is certified with the Medicare and Medicaid programs and credentialed with most third-party insurance and managed care plans. Additionally, we accept private payments by credit card.

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