Schedule of Upcoming Free Community Health Screenings

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(Northern NJ – Hudson and Bergen counties) — Throughout the year, Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center takes an active role in our local communities to provide free health screenings and education programs. The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) recognized Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center’s Community Outreach Program with its Community Outreach Award for its unique and effective methods of reaching out to better serve the healthcare needs of area residents.

The following is a schedule of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center’s FREE Health Screenings that will be held in our local communities in the coming months. For more information, please call Amelea Graham at 201-295-4057.

Saturday, October 5
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
North Bergen Library Health & Wellness Fair
8411 Bergenline Ave., North Bergen, NJ
(Free screenings include HgbA1c diabetes, blood pressure, heart rate and percentage of oxygen in the blood. Also features certificates for mammography and prostate screenings from the CEED program.)

Thursday, October 10
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Boulevard – Hudson Room
3167 Kennedy Blvd., North Bergen, NJ
(Diabetes Education Seminar and free screenings include HgbA1c diabetes, blood pressure, heart rate and percentage of oxygen in the blood.)

Saturday, October 12
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fort Lee Health & Wellness Fair
Fort Lee Community Center
1355 Inwood Terr., Fort Lee, NJ
(Free screenings include HgbA1c diabetes, blood pressure, heart rate and percentage of oxygen in the blood.)

Tuesday, October 15
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Holy Redeemer Parish – Padre Pio Center
569 65th St., West New York, NJ
(Seminar on Preventing Falls and free screenings include blood pressure, heart rate and percentage of oxygen in the blood.)

Saturday, October 19
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Ridgefield Health Dept.
725 Slocum Ave., Ridgefield, NJ
(Free screenings include HgbA1c diabetes, blood pressure, heart rate and percentage of oxygen in the blood.)

Saturday, October 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Dvine Konektion
611 56th St., West New York, NJ
(Free screenings include vision testing, cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, heart rate and percentage of oxygen in the blood. Also features certificates for mammography and prostate screenings from the CEED program.)

Saturday, November 16
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Dvine Konektion
611 56th St., West New York, NJ
(Free screenings include hearing testing, cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, heart rate and percentage of oxygen in the blood. Also features certificates for mammography and prostate screenings from the CEED program.)

Tuesday, November 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Holy Redeemer Parish – Padre Pio Center
569 65th St., West New York, NJ
(Diabetes and My Heart Education Seminar and free screenings include HgbA1c diabetes, blood pressure, heart rate and percentage of oxygen in the blood.)

Saturday, December 21
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Dvine Konektion
611 56th St., West New York, NJ
(Free screenings include HgbA1c diabetes, cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure and heart rate. Also features certificates for mammography and prostate screenings from the CEED program.)

About Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center is located at 7600 River Road in North Bergen, NJ, and it serves a population of 450,000 in Hudson and southern Bergen counties. The not-for-profit medical center is a part of the Hackensack Meridian Health System, and it features a 206-bed hospital and The Harborage, a 245-bed nursing home and rehabilitation center. Palisades Medical Center is ranked as one of the top hospitals of its size in New Jersey by Inside Jersey magazine and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) has honored Palisades Medical Center with its prestigious Community Outreach Award for its year-round commitment to educate residents, improve access to care, and reduce health disparities. Palisades Medical Center is the largest employer in its service area with more than 1,300 employees. It has been recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. For more information, please call 201-854-5000 or visit palisadesmedical.org.

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