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UNION COUNTY – Overlook Community Health Center has announced a slate of community events for June. Unless noted otherwise, call 1-800-247-9580 to register for any of these programs. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.

Stroke Screening

WHAT: Evaluate your risk for stroke through cholesterol and glucose lab testing, blood pressure and pulse check, weight and body mass index, and stroke-related counseling from Overlook Medical Center health care professionals. Registration required.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 7, 10:00am to 1:00pm

WHERE: Berkeley Heights Library, 290 Plainfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ

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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 Medical Center Community Health clinicians. Registration is required.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday, June 6, 10:00 to 3:00pm

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Thursday, June 9, 10:00am to Noon

North Plainfield Library, 6 Rockview Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ

Friday, June 10, 10:00am to Noon

Home Depot, Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ

Thursday, June 23, 10:00am to Noon

Westfield Board of Health, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield, NJ

Monday, June 27, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Sun Exposure Education

WHAT: Participants look in the DermaView and see the areas in their face that have permanent sun damage. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from future damage.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday, June 13, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Thursday, June 16, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Whole Foods Market, 2245 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ

Friday, June 17, 10:00am to Noon

Mountainside Public Library, Constitution Plaza, Mountainside, NJ

Monday, June 20, 10:00am to Noon

The Connection, 79 Maple Street, Summit, NJ

Prostate Screening

WHAT: Men over age 50 who are not under the care of an urologist can receive a prostate screening, including PSA test.

WHEN: Thursday, June 30, 6:00 to 8:00pm

WHERE: Central Access, Fifth Floor, Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ

Prostate Health Lecture

WHAT: Overlook Urologist, Barry Seidman MD will discuss the importance of being well informed about prostate cancer which is the second most diagnosed form of cancer related deaths in men. The good news is,if it is diagnosed early, it can be 100% curable.

WHEN: Thursday, June 9, 7:00 to 8:00pm

WHERE: Clark Board of Health, Room 30, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark, NJ 07066

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: Wednesday, June 1, 10:00 to Noon

Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield

Monday, June 6, 10:00am to Noon

Scotch Plains YMCA, Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ

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 Medical Center Community Health clinicians. Registration is required.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday, June 6, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Thursday, June 9, 10:00am to Noon

North Plainfield Library, 6 Rockview Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ

Friday, June 10, 10:00am to Noon

Home Depot, Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ

Thursday, June 23, 10:00am to Noon

Westfield Board of Health, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield, NJ

Cholesterol Screenings

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

WHEN & WHERE: Wednesday, June 15, 10:00am to Noon

Jewish Community Center of Central NJ, 1391 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ

Tuesday, June 21, 10:00am to Noon

Chatham Family Practice, 492 Main Street, Chatham, NJ

FEE: $10

Hearing Screenings

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

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, June 2, 10:00 to Noon

5 Points YMCA, 201 Tucker Avenue, Union, NJ

Tuesday, June 14, 10:00am to Noon

Summit YMCA, 67 Maple Street, Summit, NJ

Wednesday, June 22, 10:00am to Noon

Berkeley Heights YMCA, 550 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ

Friday, June 24, 10:00 to Noon

Maplewood Board of Health, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood, NJ

Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation

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

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

WHERE: Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ

FEE: $70

Bone Density Screening

WHAT: 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 Medical Center Community Health clinicians Registration is required.

WHEN: Monday, June 20, 10:00am to 3:00pm

WHERE: Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

FEE: $10

Hypnosis for Weight Loss

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

WHEN: Tuesday, June 21, 7:00 to 9:00pm

WHERE: Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ

FEE: $70

Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider (Renewal)

WHAT: 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 Health Care 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.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 20, 7:00 to 10:00pm

WHERE: Wallace Auditorium, Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ

FEE: $60

New Jersey Statewide Symposium on Tourette’s Syndrome

WHAT: Medical experts will discuss the latest information about diagnosing and treating Tourette’s syndrome, a chronic tic disorder. Registration is required.

WHEN: Saturday, June 25, 7:15am to 12:30pm

WHERE: Wallace Auditorium, Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ

FEE: $25 for family members and school personnel; $75 for physicians

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 & WHERE: Thursday, June 2, 12:30 to 1:30pm

Conference Room 1, Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ

Wednesday, June 15, 6:00 to 7:00pm

Conference Room 3, Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ


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