Overlook Announces December Community Programs

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UNION COUNTY – Overlook Hospital Community Health Center has announced the following programs for December. Unless noted otherwise, call 1-800-247-9580 to register for any of these programs. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.

Blood Pressure Screenings

WHAT: Make sure you are at or below 120/80 – the national guideline for blood pressure. Receive counseling and educational materials from Overlook Hospital Community Health clinicians. Registration is required.

WHEN & WHERE:     Wednesday, December 1, 10:00am to Noon
Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield

Friday, December 10, 10:00am to Noon
Home Depot, Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall

Thursday, December 16, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Whole Foods, 225 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall

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Diabetes Screenings

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

WHEN & WHERE:     Thursday, December 2, 10:00am to Noon
5 Points YMCA, 201 Tucker Avenue, Union

Wednesday, December 8, 10:00am to Noon
Chatham Family Practice, 492 Main Street, Chatham

Body Mass Index/Body Fat Analysis

WHAT: Learn how your body fat percentage and body mass index impact your heart health. Receive individual counseling and educational materials from Overlook Hospital Community Health clinicians. Registration is required.

WHEN & WHERE:     Wednesday, December 1, 10:00am to Noon
Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield

Friday, December 10, 10:00am to Noon
Home Depot, Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall

Thursday, December 16, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Whole Foods, 225 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall

Stroke Screening

WHAT: Have a health care professional evaluate your risk for stroke through cholesterol and glucose testing, blood pressure and pulse check, and weight and body mass index assessment. Individual counseling will be provided by Overlook Hospital Community Health clinicians. Registration is required.

WHEN: Friday, December 3, 10:00am to 1:00pm

WHERE: Maplewood Memorial Library, Main Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood

Hearing Screenings

WHAT: Have your hearing tested for potential problems. Registration is required.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, December 9, 10:00am to Noon
North Plainfield Library, 6 Rockview Avenue, North Plainfield

Wednesday, December 15, 10:00am to Noon
Berkeley Heights YMCA, 550 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights

Atlantic Health Weight & Wellness Center Classes and Support Group: Multidisciplinary Medical and Surgical Approaches to Weight Loss

WHAT: This class provides an overview of available weight loss treatment options. To register, please call 1-877-664-9682.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 15, 6:00pm

WHERE:  Conference Room 2, Overlook Hospital, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit

Hypnosis for Weight Loss

WHAT: Learn how to permanently lose weight using hypnotic suggestions and proven behavior modification techniques. Registration is required.

WHEN: Tuesday, December 14, 7:00 to 9:00pm

WHERE: Conference Room 3, Overlook Hospital, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit

FEE:  $70

Hypnosis for Smoking

WHAT: Learn how to quit smoking for good, using hypnosis and behavior modification techniques.  Registration required.

WHEN: Thursday, December 16, 7:00 to 9:00pm

WHERE: Conference Rooms, Overlook Hospital, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit

FEE:                $70

Respiratory Screening

WHAT Learn your breathing capacity.  This screening is for those who have NOT been previously diagnosed with a respiratory condition.  Registration required.

WHEN: Thursday, December 9, 10:00am to Noon

WHERE: Westfield Board of Health, 425 E. Broad Street, Westfield


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