Health Dept Summer Programs

Health Dept Summer Programs
Posted on 07/06/2018
Health Dept Summer Programs

The Montclair Health Department is holding a number of screenings and health programs this summer. Programs are open to Montclair, Verona and Cedar Grove residents. For more information, contact the Department at 973-509-4970.

Screenings 

Bone Density 
An ultrasound of the forearm can determine bone loss and risk for Osteoporosis. Registration is required. 
Fee: $12/person. 
AUGUST 13, 10:00 A.M. TO NOON, Montclair YMCA, 25 Park Street. Call 1-888-973-4674 to register. 

Cholesterol & Glucose Screenings 
Learn your total cholesterol, HDL, glucose and ratio with a simple, non-fasting finger stick test. Registration is required. Fee: $15 per person. 
SEPTEMBER 11, 2:00 TO 4:00 P.M., Montclair YMCA, 25 Park Street, Montclair. Call 1-888-973-4674 To Register.

Weekly Walks 

Join us for a walk at Brookdale Park.

Wednesday nights 6:00 to 7:00 P.M.
Brookdale Park Bellevue Ave Entrance Bellevue Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 

How to find us: 
Enter from Bellevue Avenue and park in the first parking lot on the left. We will be gathering near the playground area. We will be walking the outer path. There are several break-off points if you do not want to walk the entire path. The Walk is about an hour or 3 miles. Please plan to arrive 10 minutes early. The walk will start promptly at 6:00 P.M.

Lectures

Weight Loss Surgery
Learn the benefits of weight loss surgery. Lectures all start at 7 pm. Presented by Karl Strom, M.D.
JULY 11, AUGUST 22 & SEPTEMBER 19
Mountainside Medical Center

COPD: What You Need to Know
Learn what Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease really is and who is at risk. Presented by Juhayna Davis, M.D.
JULY 18, 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Mountainside Medical Center

Food Safety
Each year, 1 in 6 Americans get sick from eating contaminated food. Join us as we provide information to improve food safety. 
SEPTEMBER 7, 2:00 – 3:00 P.M.
Montclair Council Chambers, 205 Claremont Avenue, Montclair 
Call 973-509-4969 to register.

Smoking Cessation 
Quitting smoking greatly reduces the risk of developing smoking-related diseases. Tobacco/nicotine dependence is a condition that often requires repeated treatments, but there are helpful treatments and resources for quitting. Presented by Hetal Patel, M.D. 
AUGUST 2, 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. 
Montclair Council Chambers, 205 Claremont Avenue, Montclair
Call 973-509-4969 to register.

What is a Hernia? 
Early hernia detection and the latest minimally invasive procedure for hernia repair will be discussed. Presented by Harvey Rainville, M.D. 
AUGUST 15, 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. 
Mountainside Medical Center 
Registration is required.
Call 1-888-973-4674 or visit mountainsidehosp.com/events to register.