Overlook Medical Center Announces June Events

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UNION COUNTY – Overlook Medical Center has announced a variety of community events that will take place in June. Unless noted otherwise, call 1-800-247-9580 to register for any of these programs. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.

Cancer Survivors Reception

WHAT: In recognition of National Survivor’s Day, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Medical Center will host a reception to honor cancer survivors. This event is part of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life program.

WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 4:30 to 6:30pm

WHERE: Governor Livingston High School, 175 Watchung Boulevard, Berkeley Heights, 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 harm. Free educational materials will be provided by Overlook Medical Center health care professionals. Registration is not required.

WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday, June 5, 10:00am to Noon

Scotch Plains YMCA, Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ

Thursday, June 14, 10:00 to Noon

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

Thursday, June 28, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Long Hill Library, 917 Valley Road, Gillette, NJ

Blood Pressure Screening

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 health care professionals. Unless otherwise noted, registration is required.

WHEN: Monday, June 25, 10:00am to 3:00pm

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

Prostate Cancer Screening

WHAT: Men 50 years of age and older who are not under the care of a urologist and men younger than 50 with a family history of prostate cancer can receive a digital rectal examination and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test.

WHEN: Thursday, June 21, 6:00 to 8:00pm

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

Diabetes Screening

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: Tuesday, June 12, Noon to 2:00pm

WHERE: Shoprite, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ

Cholesterol Screenings

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

WHEN & WHERE: Monday, June 4, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Friday, June 8, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Home Depot, 2445 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ

FEE: $10

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 health care professionals. Unless otherwise noted, registration is required.

WHEN: Monday, June 25, 10:00am to 3:00pm

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

Bone Density Screenings

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

Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ

Thursday, June 14, 10:00am to Noon

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

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

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

FEE: $10

 Respiratory Screenings

WHAT: Those who have not been previously diagnosed with a respiratory condition can learn their breathing capacity.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, June 7, 10:00am to Noon

Overlook Medical Center, Union Campus, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

Thursday, June 21, 10:00am to Noon

Whole Foods Market, 2245 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ

Hearing Screenings

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

WHEN & WHERE: Monday, June 11, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Wednesday, June 13, 10:00am to Noon

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

Wednesday, June 20, 9:00 to 11:00am

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

Tuesday, June 26, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Audiology Department, 1st Floor, Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ

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

WHAT: This two-night, six-hour course, offered by the Atlantic Training Center. 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: Tuesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 7, 7:00 to 10:00pm

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

FEE: $85

Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider (Renewal)

WHAT: This three-hour course, offered by the Atlantic Training Center, 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: Monday June 18, 7:00 to 10:00pm

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

FEE: $60

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 19, 7:00 to 9:00pm

WHERE: Conference Room 2, Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ

FEE: $70


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