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Complete List of Minority Health Month Events
Immunization Awareness Month
Event Date(s): 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014 Details
Time: Immunization Clinics:Tuesday's 9:00 am to 11:00 am,Thursday's 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Blood Pressure/Glucose screenings: Thursday's 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Description: Immunization education and clinical services to include : age appropriate immunizations for individuals meeting the current criteria, blood pressure and glucose screenings.The Shingles vaccine is available:call for information
Location: East Orange Health Department
143 New St. / Clinic Floor -B100
East Orange , NJ 07019
Sponsor: East Orange Health Department

Let's Prevent Lead Poisoning!
Event Date(s): 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014 Details
Time: Tuesday's and Thursday's 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Description: Lead Poisoning Prevention through education and screenings at the Women's Infant's and Children's Division (WIC).
Location: East Orange Health Department/ WIC Division
185 Central Ave /Floor 5
East Orange , NJ 07019
Sponsor: East Orange Health Department /WIC Division

National Youth HIV and AIDS Day –April 10, 2014
Event Date(s): 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014 Details
Time: HIV Counseling and Testing is available Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Saturday hours are available.
Description: Public outreach and education to detail the escalating effect of HIV\AIDS on youth will be highlighted locally and nationally on this day and throughout Minority and Multicultural Health Month (April 2014) .
Location: East Orange Health Department
143 New St. / Room 202
East Orange , NJ 07019
Sponsor: East Orange Health Department

Women's Comprehensive Health Clinic Registration Period
Event Date(s): 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014 Details
Time: Pre-Registration Schedule: Monday-Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm via email or telephone ***Clinic Date:Thursday May 29,2014***
Description: Health Screenings for uninsured and underinsured women. Screenings available :mammogram for breast cancer ,cervical cancer,colorectal cancer and HIV. Pre-registration required
Location: East Orange Health Department
143 New St.
East Orange , NJ 07019
Sponsor: East Orange Health Department and The S.A.V.E. Program of UMDNJ/Rutgers

Diabetes Self-Management Series
Event Date(s): 04/04/2014 - 04/25/2014 Details
Time: Meets Fridays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 4, 11, 18 & 25
Description: Four-session diabetes education program focusing on diet, nutrition, glucose monitoring, medications, meal plans, prevention and treatment of diabetes complications, dining out and benefits of exercise. Program is taught by a registered nurse and a regist
Location: Center for Diabetes Education at Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Sponsor: Monmouth Medical Center

Living Smoke Free Program
Event Date(s): 04/08/2014 - 05/06/2014 Details
Time: April 8, 15, 22, 29 & May 6 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Description: A program to help you stop smoking and develop effective ways to live smoke free with emphasis on stress management including meditation. Learn calming techniques and craving control. Drug-free. Five sessions with follow-up free support group.
Location: Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Sponsor: Monmouth Medical Center, Community Health Education

Take Control of Your Health
Event Date(s): 04/15/2014 - 05/20/2014 Details
Time: Program meets April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13 & 20 from 1-3:30 p.m.
Description: This 6-week complimentary, evidence-based workshop created by Stanford University will provide you with the tools to help you design your own strategy for managing chronic conditions such as arthritis, heart and lung conditions, anxiety, diabetes or high
Location: Center for Diabetes Education, Conference Room A001, Alexander Pavilion, Monmouth Medical Center.
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Sponsor: SCAN (Social Community Activities Network) and Monmouth Medical Center

All Saints Community Service and Development Corporation
Event Date(s): 04/19/2014 Details
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Description: Glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure screenings - CarePoint Health Mobile Van
Location: Palisades Family Success Center
1408 New York Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087
Sponsor:

For the Health of It! Dance Lessons
Event Date(s): 04/19/2014 Details
Time: Saturday, 11 :oo AM
Description: Free Professional Dance Lessons. Swing. Merengue. Ballroom. Bring a partner or find one in class. Get ready for the upcoming Dance in April at the end of the month. Free childcare during the dance lessons
Location: New Covenant UMC
1965 South Broad Street
Hamilton, NJ 08610
Sponsor: New Covenant UMC

Safe Kids Day
Event Date(s): 04/19/2014 Details
Time: 9 a.m. to 12:00 pm
Description: Join representatives from Monmouth Medical Center’s Safe Kids Chapter as we celebrate Safe Kids Day at Dorbrook Park . Spin the Jeopardy Wheel, answer a sports safety related question and win a prize (everyone wins!). We will be at the Sports FUNdament
Location: Dorbrook Park
209 County Route 537 East
Colts Neck, NJ
Sponsor: Monmouth Medical Center and Monmouth County Park System

“Spring Into Health: The Power of Healthy Eating”
Event Date(s): 04/21/2014 Details
Time: Community Affairs and Resource Center 913 Sewall Avenue Asbury Park, NJ April 24, 2014 from 2PM-4PM
Description: Community Affairs and Resource Center (CARC) will collaborate with Maryanne Kokidis, Health Educator, from Amerigroup. Ms. Kokidis will discuss healthy eating habits and healthy alternatives to favorite foods and drinks. CARC's Eat Healthy - Be Activ
Location: Community Affairs and Resource Center
913 Sewall Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Sponsor: Aina Holm Scheller, Program Coordinator

Black Women's Cultural Issues and Perinatal Health Disparities for Community Health Workers
Event Date(s): 04/23/2014 Details
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Description: The program will present practical information about cultural competency and issues related to perinatal health disparities. Community Health Workers will learn to improve communication related to cultural determinants of health, identify cultural beliefs
Location: Irvington Family Development Center... A Family Success Center
50 Union Avenue, Suite 403
Irvington, NJ 07111
Sponsor: Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Latina Cultural Issues and Perinatal Health Disparities for Community Health Workers
Event Date(s): 04/23/2014 Details
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: The program will present practical information about cultural competency and issues related to perinatal health disparities. Community Health Workers will learn to improve communication related to cultural determinants of health, identify cultural beliefs
Location: Irvington Family Development Center... A Family Success Center
50 Union Avenue, Suite 403
Irvington, NJ 07111
Sponsor: Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Newark Emergency Services - Bridging The Gap for Seniors
Event Date(s): 04/23/2014 Details
Time: Wednesday, April 23, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Description: Bridging The Gap for Seniors was designed to help seniors experiencing difficulties with finances, housing and medical coverage, and to help access community resources.
Location: Donald Tucker Children's Daycare Center
23 Elizabeth Avenue
Newark, NJ 07108
Sponsor:

Stroke In Minorities
Event Date(s): 04/23/2014 Details
Time: April 23, 2014 10:30 am 2:15 pm
Description: Global Crossroads: Seminars on South Asian Culture, Ecology and Health
Location: Medical Education Building (MEB) Room 102 1 Robert Wood Johnson Place New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Sponsor: South Asian Total Health Initiative SATHI

Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness LINGO
Event Date(s): 04/24/2014 Details
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Description: The Hunterdon Regional Cancer Cancer will discuss Breast and Cervical Cancer in a fun, interactive LINGO game format.
Location: Hunterdon County Family Success Center
3 East Main Street
Flemington, NJ 08822
Sponsor: Hunterdon Prevention Resources

Healthy Employees through Health Promotion 2014
Event Date(s): 04/24/2014 Details
Time: Blood Pressure Screening and Health Education on April 24, 2014 10:30 to 2:00 pm,Council Chambers,City Hall
Description: In an effort to support a healthier local workforce, on-site screening services and health education to encourage active health promotion and disease prevention will be offered during National Public Health Week and periodically during 2014
Location: East Orange City Hall
44 City Hall Plaza/ Council Chambers
East Orange , NJ 07019
Sponsor: City of East Orange

Korean Community Center Diabetes Screening and Education
Event Date(s): 04/24/2014 Details
Time: 5:30-6:30 pm
Description: Diabetes Screening and Education
Location: Friends of Grace Seniors, Inc.
Sponsor:

Longitudinal studies of Autism Spectrum Disorder - Lecture
Event Date(s): 04/24/2014 Details
Time: 12:00 pm
Description: The lecture will discuss the development of children with Autism and examine findings from two existing, well described samples from an early diagnosis study funded by the NIH.
Location: PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital Auditorium
200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick , NJ 08901
Sponsor:

United Barbershop Initiative Prostate Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/24/2014 Details
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Description: United Way of Greater Mercer County, in collaboration with NJCEED, The Prostate Net, the City of Trenton, and Henry J. Austin Health Center, will celebrate Minority Health Month at a Prostate Health Fair at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) in Trenton,
Location: Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
72 Escher Street
Trenton, NJ 08609
Sponsor: United Way of Greater Mercer County

Asthma Awareness Fair - “Breathe Easy”
Event Date(s): 04/25/2014 Details
Time: 3:30-6:00 pm
Description: Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey's Pediatric Asthma Prevention Program (PAPP) will offer an informational workshop on asthma and environmental triggers. In addition there will be live demonstrations on how to use asthma inhalers, spacers.
Location: Phone: 856-963-0270
Sponsor:

Caring for You Caring for Me
Event Date(s): 04/25/2014 Details
Time: Friday, April 25, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Description: Caring for You Caring for Me - Caregiver Support Group. Providing an opportunity for education and support for family and professional caregivers to: Gain information on various care giving topics - Discover ways of working together reducing frustration
Location: Newark Beth Israel Center for Geriatric Health Care
156 Lyons Avenue - Lower Level
Newark, NJ 07112
Sponsor:

Annual YMCA "Healthy Kids Day" Community Celebration
Event Date(s): 04/26/2014 Details
Time: April 26, 2014 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Description: A "village" activity supporting the East Orange YMCA's Annual event to collectively "each one teach one" through education,fun and nurturing our community children to be Healthy,Happy and Safe!
Location: East Orange YMCA Turrell Center
159 N. Munn Ave
East Orange, NJ 07019
Sponsor: East Orange YMCA

Barnabas Health Family Fun Day Event and Kids Races
Event Date(s): 04/26/2014 Details
Time: 8:30am-12:00pm
Description: The Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon and Barnabas Health have created a special day full of fun family events for all ages and abilities featuring a host of races, clowns, face-painting, music, carnival games, crafts, refreshments, awards, and medals.
Location: Great Lawn, Beach Front North
Ocean Promenade
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Sponsor: Novo Nordisk NJ Marathon and Barnabas Health

Healthy Kids Day
Event Date(s): 04/26/2014 Details
Time: 11am - 3pm
Description: Free fun for the whole Family!
Location: Newark YMCA
600 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Sponsor: Central Ward Councilman Darrin A. Shariff

Healthy Me, Healthy Future
Event Date(s): 04/26/2014 Details
Time: 9am to 2pm
Description: Program for North Brunswick High School students focusing on adopting a healthy lifestyle and goal setting to support future health.
Location: North Brunswick High School
98 Raider Rd
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Sponsor: Central Jersey Family Health Consortium

It's a Dance!
Event Date(s): 04/26/2014 Details
Time: 7 PM - 10 PM. Instructional dance lessons from 7 PM to 8 PM
Description: Dance. An opportunity to use the dances learned during the dance lessons however all are welcome. Dancing is exercise to music! DJ and Refreshments Available.
Location: New Covenant UMC
1965 South Broad Street
Hamilton, NJ 08610
Sponsor: New Covenant UMC

NJ Hep-B Colition Awareness Day
Event Date(s): 04/26/2014 Details
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Rutgers Day offers free performances, tours, exhibits, hand-on activities, and perennial favorites like Ag field Day and the NJ Folk Festival. The NJ Hep-B Coalition will have a table for visitors to stop by and pick up related literature and handouts ab
Location: Rutgers Old Queens Campus
Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ
Sponsor:

Strengthening Families
Event Date(s): 04/26/2014 Details
Time: 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Description: We continue celebrating the Minority Health Month in this family-friendly event. Invite your friends and family to attend this event and participate in healthy meal demonstrations, helath screenings, raffles, games and much more...
Location: First Avenue Elementary School
214 1st Avenue
Newark, NJ 07107
Sponsor:

Strengthening Families
Event Date(s): 04/26/2014 Details
Time: 11:00 – 3:00PM
Description: JWe continue celebrating the Minority Health Month in this family-friendly event. Invite your friends and family to be attend this event and participate in healthy meal demonstrations, health screenings, raffles, games, and much more…
Location: First Ave. Elementary School
214 1st Ave
Newark, NJ 07107
Sponsor: La Casa de Don Pedro

Minority and Multycultural Health Month Event
Event Date(s): 04/28/2014 Details
Time: April 28, 2014 11:00am-12:00 pm
Description: Health Education-Free Vascular Ultrasound Demonstrations
Location: 40 bennett road
Sponsor:

The Aging Eye
Event Date(s): 04/30/2014 Details
Time: Wednesday, April 30, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Description: There are many diseases that affect our eyesight and changes that occur with our vision as we get older, some of which may be preventable.Join ophthalmologist Gayle Shulman, MD and find out about "The Aging Eye"
Location: Newark Beth Israel Center for Geriatric Health Care
156 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
Sponsor: