Goal to Educate Over 100 Local Seniors During National Nutrition Month
Free “Lunch & Learn Series” Focuses on Healthy Nutrition to help Senior Citizens Live Longer, Healthier Lives
March is National Nutrition Month and CarePoint Health is teaming up with AngelaCARES Inc. and Inserra ShopRite to help educate over 100 local senior citizens about steps they can take to improve their health through better nutrition to lead longer, healthier lives through a free seminar as part of its Lunch & Learn Series at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 23 atThe Bethune Center at 140 MLK Drive.
The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will include a healthy lunch provided by CarePoint Health and Inserra ShopRite nutritionist Lynette Hem-Lee will discuss such topics as how to eat and live healthy, reduce cholesterol, manage diabetes, boost energy and strengthen the immune system, improve skin conditions and think more clearly. Continue reading CarePoint Health Teams Up with AngelaCARES Inc. and Inserra ShopRite→
Paint fest- Saturday, February 3rd from 8:00am-1:00pm at Jersey City Medical Center cafeteria and Conference room 5/6 come join us for Paint fest. A time to relax, de stress and paint! In order to reserve a spot, you must RSVP, email email@example.com. For further information please contact Josh Remland: 201 309 2739.
Free Job Training Support Group– On Monday, February 5th at 350 Montgomery St. from 3:00PM-4:00PM join Jersey City Medical Center staff for a free job training support group. This is designed to prepare individuals for the workplace. Classes will include resume building, mock interviews and job readiness. For further information contact: Kenneth King 201-273-1847
Diabetes Support Group- On Tuesday, February 6th from 2:30pm to 4:00pm a diabetes support group will be help at Jersey City Medical Center Conference room5. For more information contact Sandy Moreau at 201.915.2000 ext. 3923
Heart & Crafts Heart Health: Presented by Dr. Praganesh Gadhvi- On Wednesday, February 7th, from 10am-11am. Please join this free informational and health screening at Jersey City Medical Center at Greenville, 1825 Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City, NJ. Contact Kimberly Dawson for further information: 201-388-6000.
After blowing out her knee in freshman year of college, ballet dancer Melissa Morin-Stewart turned pirouettes into Pilates. Owner and founder of Clarity Fitness in Union City, Morin-Stewart offers her years of athletic prowess in ballet, her Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees in fitness and nutrition; and her expertise designing fitness programs for corporate America, to her new role as owner of Clarity Fitness, Morin-Stewart’s new health & wellness studio in Union City. Continue reading Fitness Specialist & Nutritionist Melissa Morin-Stewart Raises the Barre→
Investment of approximately $1,000,000 results in significant Improvements to facilities Results in faster, more efficient delivery of medical services and patient care
Bayonne, New Jersey (November 6, 2014) – CarePoint Health CEO Dennis Kelly, Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and other elected officials cut the ribbon to celebrate the grand opening of CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center’s renovated Emergency Department. With an investment of close to one million dollars, the Emergency Department has created a facility designed to decrease wait times, handle increased patient volume and provide the highest quality care in a state-of-the-art environment.
(North Bergen, NJ) – The following is a schedule of upcoming Maternity Classes at Palisades Medical Center. To register or for more information, please call Robin Petrick at 201-295-4823.
Child Birth Classes – Cost is $125 per couple if delivering at PMC; $150 if delivering elsewhere. The more you understand about the process of labor, the better prepared you and your support partner will feel. Classes include: understanding the labor process, breathing and relaxation techniques to work with your body, the role of the support person, options for pain medications and medical interventions, Caesarean birth, understand your changing body after birth, newborn appearance and procedures after birth. Continue reading Palisades Medical Center’s Releases Schedule of Upcoming Maternity Classes→
Felecia Bell Schafer, a native of Bayonne and owner of Walk i Heath, a holistic nutrition and health restoration practice, will be hosting a free heath workshop open to the public on Thursday, October 25th at 7 p.m. at 734 Broadway (at 33rd Street.)
The Bayonne Visiting Nurse Association, in cooperation with the City of Bayonne and the Department of Municipal Services, is pleased to announce that the first session of the annual immunization clinic for seasonal flu and pneumonia shots for Bayonne residents will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The location will be the City Hall Firehouse at 27th Street and Avenue C. The second immunization session will take place on Thursday, September 27, at Back Bay Gardens, 535 Avenue A, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The third immunization session will be held on Wednesday, October 3, at Post Road Gardens, 537 Avenue A, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Continue reading Bayonne Visiting Nurse Association Announces Flu and Pneumonia Immunization for Bayonne Residents→
Largest Youth Breast Cancer Charity Softball Tournament in NJ
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Central & South Jersey, in partnership with Pink Ribbon Softball, Inc., are proud to sponsor the largest youth breast cancer charity softball tournament in the state of NJ. More than 1,000 young women will gather to compete and raise funds and breast cancer awareness.
September 15, 2012:
Hamilton Girls Softball Association Complex 10 Christine Avenue, Mercerville, NJ 08619
Armstong Park Green Lane and Ewingville Road, Ewing NJ 08628
Dr. Bruce Ruck, Director, Drug Information and Professional Education
New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES)
Newark, N.J. — June 6, 2012 — High school can be difficult. Peer pressure, teachers, reports, final exams, school activities and the desire for academic excellence can make life for a high school student quite overwhelming at times. With finals starting in the next week or so, the NJ Poison Experts encourage parents of high school students to talk to their children about the dangers of study drugs (e.g. prescription medicines for ADHD and caffeine) and the symptoms they may cause.
Study drugs are drugs that are misused/abused as study aids. Students often believe that these drugs enhance or focus concentration and increase stamina when they cram for tests or write lengthy papers. The use of study drugs is not new. For years, students have looked for ways to make studying easier, more efficient and more manageable. The drugs of choice are prescription stimulants (amphetamine derivates) and caffeine. Continue reading Parents Beware: High School Exams are Here — Students Misusing Drugs as Study Aids —→
JERSEY CITY — Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy and the Department of Health and Human Services will hold another Flu Clinic for Seniors and Adults with Chronic Illnesses beginning Monday, November 7, 2011 from Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Immunization Clinic at the MLK Hub, located on 360 Martin Luther King Drive.
The vaccine will be provided free of charge to Seniors and adults with chronic illnesses from Jersey City. No appointment is necessary and the vaccine will be administered on a first come, first serve basis while supplies lasts.
All persons receiving the vaccine mXust complete a Consent Form which will be made available at the site prior to receiving the vaccine. The vaccine will not be administered to anyone without a completed Consent Form indicating their approval to receive the vaccine.
For additional information contact: Linda Ivory-Green, Health Educator at 201-547-5583 or visit our website at jerseycitynj.gov
All media inquiries should be directed to Jennifer Morrill, Press Secretary to Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy at 201-547-4836 or
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