Over 900 residents attended Health Fair and received free backpack in time for the upcoming school year
Jersey City Medical Center at Greenville (JCMC-Greenville), part of RWJBarnabas Health and located at 1825 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, held its 2nd Annual Backpack of Health Wellness Fair on Saturday, August 17. Over 900 attendees enjoyed family-friendly activities, free health education, health screenings, raffle prizes and healthy light refreshments.
Participating JCMC-RWJBarnabas Health service lines educated community members about their services, including JCMC EMS, JCMC Patient Navigation, JCMCâ€™s Project Hudson (Helping Us Develop Strength in Our Neighborhoods), JCMCâ€™s MASSH (Medical and Social Services for the Homeless), Special Child Health Services, Childrenâ€™s Specialized Hospital, and the Barnabas Retail Pharmacy which opened at JCMC-Greenville this past month. Local community organizations also shared health-related resources.