Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center schedules free health screenings

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Throughout the year, Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center takes an active role in 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 local communities in the coming months. For more information, please call Amelea Graham at 201-295-4057.

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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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.