Overlook Announces Community Health Calendar

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UNION COUNTY – Overlook Medical Center has announced several upcoming community health events. Unless noted otherwise, call 1-800-247-9580 to register for any of these programs. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.

Sun Exposure Lectures

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: Wednesday, July 6, 10:00am to Noon

Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield

Thursday, July 7, 10:00am to Noon

5 Points YMCA, 201 Tucker Avenue, Union

Wednesday, July 13, 10:00am to Noon

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

Monday, July 18, 1:00 to 3:00pm

Colonial Crossroads Red Cross, 695 Springfield Avenue, Summit

Tuesday, July 19, 10:00am to Noon

Summit YMCA, 67 Maple Street, Summit

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: Friday, July 8, 10:00am to Noon

Home Depot, Springfield Avenue, Union

Tuesday, July 19, 10:00am to Noon

Chatham Family Practice, Main Street, Chatham

Wednesday, July 27, 10:00am to Noon

Berkeley Heights YMCA, 550 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights

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 health care professionals based on results. Fasting is not necessary. Registration is required.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday, July 11, 10:00am to Noon

Scotch Plains YMCA, Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains

Monday, July 11, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit

Friday, July 29, 10:00am to Noon

Maplewood Board of Health, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood

FEE: $10

Body Fat/ BMI Screening

WHAT: Learn how your body fat percentage and BMI impact your heart health. Receive individual counseling and educational materials. Registration required.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday, July 18, 1:00 to 3:00pm
Colonial Crossroads Red Cross, 695 Springfield Avenue, Summit

Genomics: Revolutionizing Medical Care

WHAT: Learn how advances in technology are affecting the future of individualized medicine and how genetic testing can help answer your most important health questions.

WHEN: Monday, July 18, 7:00 to 8:00pm

WHERE: Bernardsville Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road, Bernardsville

Hearing Screening

WHAT: Have your hearing tested for potential problems by Overlook Medical Center health care professionals. Registration is required.

WHEN& WHERE: Thursday, July 14, 10:00 to 12Noon

North Plainfield Library, 6 Rockview Avenue, North Plainfield

Monday, July 18, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit

Thursday, July 21, 10:00 to 12Noon

Whole Foods Market, 2245 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall

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 health care professionals. Registration is required.

WHEN& WHERE: Monday, July 25, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit

Monday, July 25, 10:00am to 12Noon

The Connection, 79 Maple Street, Summit (For Women Only)

FEE: $10

Heartsaver Automated External Defibrilator (AED)

WHAT: This three-hour course, offered by the Atlantic Training Center (http://atlanticambulance.org/neweduchome.html), teaches CPR/AED and relief of obstructed airway for adults and children. Registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2365.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 6, 7:00 to 10:00pm

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

FEE: $50

Heartsaver

WHAT: This three-hour course, offered by the Atlantic Training Center (http://atlanticambulance.org/neweduchome.html), teaches CPR and relief of obstructed airway for adults, children and infants. Registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2365.

WHEN: Thursday, July 7, 7:00 to 10:00pm

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

FEE: $45

Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider (Full Course)

WHAT: This two-night, six-hour course, offered by the Atlantic Training Center (http://atlanticambulance.org/neweduchome.html), is designed to meet the needs of health care professionals and covers adult, infant, child CPR, obstructed airway, barrier devices and the use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2365.

WHEN: Monday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 13, 7:00 to 10:00pm

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

FEE: $85

Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider (Renewal)

WHAT: This three-hour course, offered by the Atlantic Training Center (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: Thursday, July 21, 7:00 to 10:00pm

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

FEE: $60

Multidisciplinary Medical and Surgical Approaches to Weight Loss

WHAT: This class, offered by the Atlantic Health Weight & Wellness Center, provides an overview of available weight loss treatment options. To register, please call 1-877-664-9682.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, July 7, 11:00am to Noon

Conference Room 2, Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit

Wednesday, July 20, 6:00 to 7:00pm

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

Hypnosis for Weight Loss

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

WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 to 9:00pm

Overlook Medical Center Conference Rooms, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit

FEE: $70.00


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