Overlook Hospital Announced August Community Events

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SUMMIT – Overlook Hospital has announced a number of health screenings, lectures, classes and community events in August. Unless noted otherwise, call 1-800- 247-9580 to register. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.

Diabetes Screening
Learn your blood sugar and risk factors for Type 2 diabetes with a non-fasting finger stick that gives immediate results. Registration is required.

Thursday, August 19, 10:00am to Noon
North Plainfield Library, 6 Rockview Avenue, North Plainfield

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Cholesterol Screenings
Have your total cholesterol, HDL and TC/HDL ratio measured using a simple finger stick. Education and counseling are offered by Overlook Hospital Community Health clinicians based on results. Fasting is not necessary. Registration is required.

Monday, August 2, 10:00am to Noon
Scotch Plains YMCA, Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains

Friday, August 27, 10:00am to Noon
Home Depot, Springfield Avenue, Union

FEE: $10

Two Kids Foundation Annual Charity Car Show
Goryeb Children’s Hospital is sponsoring a car show benefiting the Two Kids Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports children with cancer and other serious diseases. Additional entertainment includes tricky tray and raffle, live music and disc jockey, and kids’ activities. Refreshments will be available; all vehicle types are welcome. For more information and to register, visit http://www.twokidsfoundation.org/carshow.htm.

Sunday, August 8, 9:00am to 5:00pm (car registration is 8:00am to Noon)
The Birchwood Manor, 111 North Jefferson Road, Whippany
FEE: Spectator parking – $5; car and driver pre-registration – $20; day of show registration – $25

Respiratory Screenings
Learn your breathing capacity. This screening is only for those people who have not been previously diagnosed with a respiratory condition. Registration is required.

Tuesday, August 10, 10:00am to Noon
Summit YMCA, 67 Maple Street, Summit

Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation
Learn how to quit smoking for good using hypnosis and behavior modification. Registration is required.

Thursday, August 19, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Conference Room 4, Overlook Hospital, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit
FEE: $70

Sun Exposure Lecture
Learn how to protect yourself and your family from sun damage. Participants will look in the Dermaview and see the areas of their face that have permanent sun damage. Registration is not required.

Thursday, August 19, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Whole Foods Market, 2245 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall

Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (Renewal)
This three-hour course, offered by the Atlantic Training Center (link to http://atlanticambulance.org/neweduchome.html), renews the skills taught in the full Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider course. It is recommended that these skills be renewed every two years. Registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2365.

Thursday, August 19, 7:00 to 10:00pm
Wallace Auditorium, Overlook Hospital, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit
FEE: $55

Bone Density Screenings
Find out if you are at risk for developing osteoporosis with a noninvasive ultrasound that provides immediate results. Counseling and educational materials are also provided by Overlook Hospital Community Health clinicians. Registration is required.

Thursday, August 5, 10:00am to Noon
5 Points YMCA, 201 Tucker Avenue, Union

Wednesday, August 18, 10:00am to Noon
Berkeley Heights YMCA, 550 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights

FEE: $10

Hypnosis for Weight Loss
Learn how to permanently lose weight using hypnotic suggestions and proven behavior modification techniques. Registration is required.

Tuesday, August 17, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Conference Room 4, Overlook Hospital, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
FEE: $70

Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation
Learn how to quit smoking for good using hypnosis and behavior modification. Registration is required.

Thursday, August 19, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Conference Room 4, Overlook Hospital, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit
FEE: $70


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