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Public Health Symposium- Communicating the science of Public Health
Event Date(s): 04/03/2017 Details
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Description: Highlight your fieldwork/research or workplace initiative by participating as a Poster Session Presenter
Location: 675 Hoes Ln W
Sponsor: Rutgers School of Public Health

Take Control of Your Health - workshops
Event Date(s): 04/03/2017 - 05/08/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am- 12:30 pm
Description: Diabetes self-Management Program
Location: Sussex County Library Main Branch
125 Morris Turnpike
Newton, NJ 07860
Sponsor: HQSI

GASP to Empower The Girl Power Club on Tobacco-Free Living!
Event Date(s): 04/04/2017 Details
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Description: Global Advisors on Smokefree Policy (GASP) will empower the Girl Power Club members in Jersey City with an interactive presentation on the benefits of living tobacco-free.
Location: PS 38, Jersey City, NJ 07305, Hudson County
Sponsor: Global Advisors on Smokefree Policy (GASP)

Global Cross Roads: Seminars on South Asian Culture, Ecology and Health
Event Date(s): 04/04/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: "Breaking Barriers:"Promoting HIV Awareness in the South Asian Community
Location: Robert wood Johnson Medical School
125 Paterson street
New Brunswick08901, NJ
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Health Disparities in the Community
Event Date(s): 04/04/2017 Details
Time: 5:30 pm
Description: Health Disparities in the Community” is a program that holds the objective of joining the community together in order to educate residents about living healthy
Location: CORE Building
1164 Elizabeth Ave., 2nd Floor
Elizabeth, NJ 07206
Sponsor: Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Pathway to Brain Health for Older African Americans:
Event Date(s): 04/04/2017 Details
Time: 8:00 am
Description: Longitudinal and Interventional Studies from the Rutgers African American Brain Health Initiative
Location: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Medical Science Building,
185 South Orange Avenue, Room B-610
Newark, NJ
Sponsor: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Day with your Health
Event Date(s): 04/05/2017 Details
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Description: Medical screenings, Gardening tips, food tasting and Zumba demonstration and much more !!
Location: Employee Cafeteria
5 Cooper Street
Burlington, NJ 08016
Sponsor: Servicios Latinos and QPSI

The Eight Dimensions of Wellness and How to Achieve them
Event Date(s): 04/05/2017 Details
Time: 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Description: Education workshop and discussion
Location: 7 North Georgia Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Sponsor: Immigrants & Minorities Unify Services Association - Partnership w/NAMI NJ

American Conference on Diversity
Event Date(s): 04/06/2017 Details
Time: 6:00 pm
Description: 69th Humanitarian Awards Gala Excellent Networking Opportunities, Silent Auction, Entertainment, and more.......
Location: American Conference on Diversity
109 Church Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Sponsor:

Health Screening
Event Date(s): 04/06/2017 Details
Time: Thursday - 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Description: VNACJ is raising awareness about Colorectal Cancer
Location: CHC of Asbury Park
1301 Main Street
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Sponsor: Visiting Nurse association of Central Jersey

FIFTY + FITNESS + FREE = FEELING GOOD
Event Date(s): 04/06/2017 - 04/27/2017 Details
Time: EVERY THURSDAY IN APRIL 11 - NOON
Description: LOW IMPACT AEROBICS CLASS FOR PEOPLE 50 YEARS AND OLDER
Location: NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER
201 LYONS AVENUE A-4 FAMILY ROOM
NEWARK, NJ 07112
Sponsor: NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER

Health Screening
Event Date(s): 04/07/2017 Details
Time: Friday- 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Description: VNACJ is raising awareness about Colorectal Cancer
Location: Keyport Primary Care
Sponsor: Visiting Nurses Association of Central Jersey

On the road to bridging the gap between Diabetes and Mental Health
Event Date(s): 04/07/2017 Details
Time: 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Description: Will provide blood pressure and glucose screenings. Educational materials include food props to demonstrate portion sizes and ideal plate as well as materials with regard to eating healthy on a budget.
Location: Bethel AME Church
113S 5th street
Millville, NJ
Sponsor: CompleteCare

Passaic County Health Equity Forum
Event Date(s): 04/07/2017 Details
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Description: 2017 National Public Health Week and National Minority Health Month
Location: Passaic County Public Safety Academy
300 Oldham Road
Wayne, NJ
Sponsor: DOH / OMMH

Passaic County Health Equity Forum
Event Date(s): 04/07/2017 Details
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Description: 2017 National Public Health Week and National Minority Health Month
Location: Passaic County Public Safety Academy
300 Oldham Road
Wayne, NJ
Sponsor: DOH / OMMH

Bridgeing Health Equity Across Communities
Event Date(s): 04/11/2017 Details
Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Description: cooking demonstration by SNAP, Shoprite, and Faithful Families participants. Health Screenings by Atlantic Health, Zumba Demonstrations, and other exercise demonstrations. Finally, other social services in the area will also provide information.
Location: Dover Recreation Center/ Father Connolly Parish Center
37 N. Essex Street
Dover, NJ
Sponsor: MOCHA

Diabetes Education
Event Date(s): 04/11/2017 Details
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Description: The aim of patient education is for people with diabetes to improve their knowledge, skills and confidence, enabling them to take increasing control of their own condition and integrate effective self-management into their daily lives. High-quality struct
Location: Friends of Grace Seniors
100 Grove Street
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Sponsor: Friends of Grace Seniors

Free and Anonymous HIV Testing and Counseling
Event Date(s): 04/11/2017 Details
Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Description: Free and Anonymous HIV Testing and Counseling
Location: The Pride Center of NJ
85 Raritan Avenue -Suite # 100
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Sponsor: The Pride Center of NJ/Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Free and Anonymous HIV Testing and Counseling
Event Date(s): 04/11/2017 Details
Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Description: Free and Anonymous HIV Testing and Counseling
Location: The Pride Center of NJ
85 Raritan Avenue -Suite # 100
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Sponsor: The Pride Center of NJ/Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Health Screening
Event Date(s): 04/11/2017 Details
Time: 12:30 AM-3:00 PM
Description: Free blood pressure screenings and health information.
Location: Community Food Bank of NJ
Sponsor: Atlantic County Division of Public Health

Take Control of Your Health - workshops
Event Date(s): 04/11/2017 - 05/16/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am -1:30 pm
Description: Diabetes Self-Management Program
Location: Pleasantville library
33 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Pleasantville, NJ 08232
Sponsor: Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc.

Cumberland County Health Equity Forum
Event Date(s): 04/12/2017 Details
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Description: 2017 National Public Health Week and National Minority Health Month
Location: Cumberland County College / Luciano Conference Center
3322 College Drive
Vineland, NJ
Sponsor: DOH / OMMH

Health Screening
Event Date(s): 04/12/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description: Free blood pressure screenings and health information.
Location: Community Food Bank of NJ
Sponsor: Atlantic County Division of Public Health

Hepatitis Delta: The Hiden Epidemic - webinar
Event Date(s): 04/12/2017 Details
Time: 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Description: The webinar will focus on hepatitis B global epidemiology, as well as hepatitis D testing, management and treatment. This interactive session will discuss how we can work together to improve awareness and testing for HBV co-infection, and the goals of Hep
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Sponsor: Hepatitis B Foundation

Take Control of Your Health - workshops
Event Date(s): 04/12/2017 - 05/24/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am -12:30 pm
Description: Diabetes Self-Management Program
Location: Park Plaza Senior Living Community
150 Mathis-town Road
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Sponsor: Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc.

National Minority Health Month
Event Date(s): 04/13/2017 Details
Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM
Description: Free blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes (if fasting), and HIV testing for Atlantic County residents. No appointment necessary.
Location: Atlantic County Division of Public Health
Sponsor: Atlantic County Division of Public Health

Take Control of Your Health - workshops
Event Date(s): 04/13/2017 - 05/18/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am -12:30 pm
Description: Diabetes Self-Management Program
Location: Liberty Square Senior Center (Spanish DEEP)
240
Elizabeth, NJ 07206
Sponsor: Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc.

On the road to bridging the gap between Diabetes and Mental Health
Event Date(s): 04/14/2017 Details
Time: 12;00 pm- 2:00 pm
Description: Will provide blood pressure and glucose screenings. Educational materials include food props to demonstrate portion sizes and ideal plate as well as materials with regard to eating healthy on a budget.
Location: Pitman Pantry
30 N. Broadway
Pitman, NJ
Sponsor: CompleteCare

Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/15/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am- 12:00pm
Description: blood pressure screening, stroke risk assessment, glucose and cholesterol testing, osteoporosis screening for women, flu and pneumonia immunizations, adult TDAP immunizations, medication management health education, and rapid hepatitis C virus testing.
Location: Oak Tree Mobile Park
565 Diamond Road
Jackson, NJ 08527
Sponsor: Ocean County Health Department

Camden Healthy Start Infant and Child Workshop
Event Date(s): 04/17/2017 Details
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description: This free workshop will teach you how to keep your children safe within their environment. From swimming to sleeping and travel, participants will learn tips to keep kids safe in different situations.
Location: Camden Healthy Start
808 Market St., 3rd Fl.
Camden, NJ 08102
Sponsor: Camden Healthy Start

Forging Partnerships-Creating Successful Communities to Bridge Health Equity
Event Date(s): 04/18/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm
Description: Conference style including panel discussion, community resource tables and activities for children
Location: Colin Powell School
1500 New York Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087
Sponsor: All Saints Community Service and Development Corporation

Take Control of Your Health - workshops
Event Date(s): 04/18/2017 - 05/23/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am -12:30 pm
Description: Diabetes Self-Management Program
Location: John F. Kennedy Library
500 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Sponsor: Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc.

April is Minority and Multicultural Health Month-Bridging Health Equity across Communities
Event Date(s): 04/19/2017 Details
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: Prostate Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among men in US, particularly among men of color. The first 25 men 40 years or older will get a free haircut.
Location: Platinum Cuts Barbershop
1921 S. Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08610
Sponsor: United Way of Greater Mercer County

EATING YOUR WAY TO GOOD NUTRITION
Event Date(s): 04/21/2017 Details
Time: FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017 1 - 2P.M.
Description: MAKING HEALTHY LIFESTYLE CHANGES WITH GOOD NUTRITION
Location: RONALD B. CHRISTIAN HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER
208 LYONS AVENUE
NEWARK, NJ 07112
Sponsor: NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER

Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/21/2017 Details
Time: Friday, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Description: blood pressure screening, stroke risk assessment, glucose and cholesterol testing, osteoporosis screening for women, flu and pneumonia immunizations, adult TDAP immunizations, medication management health education, and rapid hepatitis C virus testing.
Location: Second Baptist Church
2 First Street
South Toms River, NJ
Sponsor: Ocean County Health Department

Jazz your Brain
Event Date(s): 04/21/2017 Details
Time: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Description: This event will educate Newark residents and senior care providers regarding improving memory an cognitive vitality
Location: Paul Robeson Campus Center, Multipurpose Room
350 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Newark, NJ 07102
Sponsor: Rutgers University-Newark Africa- American Brain Health Initiative

Take Control of Your Health - workshops
Event Date(s): 04/21/2017 - 05/26/2017 Details
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Description: Diabetes Self-Management Program
Location: Jewish Family Service
607 N. Jerome Avenue
Margate, NJ 08854
Sponsor: Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc.

Take Control of Your Health - workshops
Event Date(s): 04/21/2017 - 05/26/2017 Details
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Description: Diabetes Self-Management Program
Location: Jewish Family Service
607 N. Jerome Avenue
Margate, NJ 08854
Sponsor: Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc.

Take Control of Your Health - workshops
Event Date(s): 04/21/2017 - 05/26/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am-12:30 pm
Description: Diabetes Self-Management Program
Location: The Gateway Family YMCA-Wellness Center Branch
1000 Galloping Hill Road
Union, NJ 07083
Sponsor: Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc.

Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/22/2017 Details
Time: Saturday, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Description: blood pressure screening, stroke risk assessment, glucose and cholesterol testing, osteoporosis screening for women, flu and pneumonia immunizations, adult TDAP immunizations, medication management health education, and rapid hepatitis C virus testing.
Location: Whiting Methodist Church
55 Lacey Road
Whiting, NJ 08759
Sponsor: Ocean County Health Department

Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/22/2017 Details
Time: Saturday, April 22 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Description: Several Organizations in our community will have a tables with information about health and recreational activities
Location: United Way Volunteer Center
20 Fulper Rd
Flemington, NJ 08822
Sponsor: United Way of Hunterdon County

La Casa de Don Pedro's Health Carnival
Event Date(s): 04/22/2017 Details
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description: Will be offering Dental screenings (Adults & Children); Blood pressure screenings; HIV Testing; Vision screenings; S.A.V.E. Program information/screenings (Mammograms & PAP Exams); NJ Familycare enrollment; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food
Location: SuperFresh Food World
115 Belmont Avenue
Belleville, NJ 07109
Sponsor: La casa De Don Pedro

Men's Brain Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/22/2017 Details
Time: Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: learn about important issues for older men to protect your brain health and reduce your risk for Alzheimer's disease
Location: Rutgers parking lot 502-
Corner of Bleeker & Washington Streets
Newark, NJ 07102
Sponsor: Rutgers University-Newark African-American Brain Health Initiative

Say it Loud! Telling our stories at the Underground Railroad Museum
Event Date(s): 04/22/2017 Details
Time: 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Description: Celebrate! Family connections through genetics and health history. Community connections through SCANJ programs and services Historical connections through the Underground Railroad Museum
Location: Smithville Park
803 Smithville Road
Eastampton, NJ
Sponsor: The Sickle Cell Association of NJ

Health Walk
Event Date(s): 04/23/2017 Details
Time: Sunday, April 23th at 1:30 PM.
Description: Health Walk at the Abbott Marshlands, Spring into health this April by getting outside to enjoy a casual nature walk along the trails of the Abbott Marshlands at Spring Lake. There will be migrating song birds and evidence
Location: Meet at Spring Lake, Roebling Park. Hamilton NJ. (From S. Broad St., turn onto Sewell Ave. Drive to the end, turn left and drive down the hill to the parking lot). Sponsors: Tulpehaking Nature Center/ Mercer County Park Commission, Friends for the Abbo
Sponsor: New Covenant UMC -Tulpehaking Nature Center

New Brunswick Ciclovia
Event Date(s): 04/23/2017 Details
Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Description: New Brunswick Ciclovia is a free citywide initiative that closes the streets to cars and opens them to people- promotes healthy active living.
Location: Route is 3.5 miles with fitness stations along the route. Visit newbrunswickciclovia.com for more details.
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital NB

Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/24/2017 Details
Time: Monday, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Description: blood pressure screening, stroke risk assessment, glucose and cholesterol testing, osteoporosis screening for women, flu and pneumonia immunizations, adult TDAP immunizations, medication management health education, and rapid hepatitis C virus testing. Th
Location: Lakewood Library
301 Lexington Avenue
lakewood, NJ 08701
Sponsor: Ocean County Health Department

Cultural competence as a bridge to health equity
Event Date(s): 04/24/2017 - 05/24/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Description:
Location: 1174 Easton Avenue
Somerset, NJ
Sponsor: Central Jersey Family Health Consortium

Monmouth County Health Equity Forum
Event Date(s): 04/25/2017 Details
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Description: 2017 National Public Health Week and National Minority Health Month
Location: Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
Sponsor: DOH / OMMH

Annual Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/25/2017 Details
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: The goal of the Health Fair is to provide residents of Kingsbury’s Twin Towers as well as the surrounding community with information on various health topics such as Asthma, Diabetes, Hypertension, Physical Fitness and Nutrition.
Location: Kingsbury Twin Towers
1 Kingsbury Square
Trenton, NJ 08611
Sponsor: Kingsbury Corporation & Trenton Health Team

DIABETES PREVENTION 101
Event Date(s): 04/25/2017 Details
Time: TUESDAY, APRIL 25 - 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: LEARN HOW TO REDUCE, DELAY, OR PREVENT DIABETES
Location: ST. MARY VILLA
419 SANFORD AVENUE
NEWARK, NJ 07106
Sponsor: NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER

Public Service Announcement Awards Breakfast
Event Date(s): 04/25/2017 Details
Time: 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Description: Local Legislators will be recognizing and awarding youth that have won the Public Service Announcement. Contest on violence prevention. A Resource table will be set up for youth and adults.
Location: Cape May Court House
1510 Route 9 North
Cape May, NJ 08210
Sponsor: Cape May Council on Alcoholism/Drug

No Man Is An Island, entire of itself
Event Date(s): 04/26/2017 Details
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 noon
Description: An event to interface with a multicultural group of staff to celebrate all cultures while educating them about Camden AHEC’s Breathe Easy Asthma Program and how we can assist their clients with techniques to decrease the effects of Asthma among affected c
Location: 4 Echelon Plaza, 201 Laurel Road, 1st Floor
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Sponsor: Camden Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

Spring Community Health Fair. Eat Healthy - Be Active
Event Date(s): 04/26/2017 Details
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: Join us in celebrating the spring and healthy living! Community Affairs and Resource Center (CARC) is in partnership with the Asbury Park School District organizing a spring community health fair, focusing on healthy eating and physical activity. We will
Location: Dorothy McNeish Parent Center
300 Prospect Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Sponsor: Community Affairs and Resource Center (CARC)

Annual asthma Fair-Building a Bridge to Health
Event Date(s): 04/28/2017 Details
Time: 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Description: The HFC Pediatric Asthma Prevent Program hosting this event to celebrate Asthma Awareness month; we will bring our community together and conduct an event that revolves around asthma prevention. We will have games and raffles for the children as well as
Location: Miguel's Pharmacy Parking Lot
3213 River Rd
Camden, NJ 08105
Sponsor: Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ

Fighting High Blood Pressure with Good Nutrition and a Healthy Diet
Event Date(s): 04/29/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Description: The presentation will focus on lowering and maintaining healthy blood pressure by eating appropriate foods and beverages
Location: 1133 E. County Line Rd, Lakewood,
Sponsor: Calvary Lighthouse

Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/29/2017 Details
Time: Saturday, 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Description: blood pressure screening, stroke risk assessment, glucose and cholesterol testing, osteoporosis screening for women, flu and pneumonia immunizations, adult TDAP immunizations, medication management health education, and rapid hepatitis C virus testing.
Location: New Life
211 E 4th Street
Lakewood, NJ 08701
Sponsor: Ocean County Health Department

Healthy Kids Day
Event Date(s): 04/29/2017 Details
Time: 12:00 pm -4:00 pm
Description: To improve the health and well-being of families
Location: YMCA of Newark and Vicinity
600 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Sponsor: YMCA of Newark and vicinity

On the road to bridging the gap between Diabetes and Mental Health
Event Date(s): 04/29/2017 Details
Time: 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Description: Will provide blood pressure and glucose screenings. Educational materials include food props to demonstrate portion sizes and ideal plate as well as materials with regard to eating healthy on a budget.
Location: Gloucester County Community Church
359 Chapel Heights Road
Sewell, NJ
Sponsor: CompleteCare

Symposium For Seniors
Event Date(s): 04/29/2017 Details
Time: 10:00 am- 3:00 pm
Description: Opportunities, Awareness and Access for Hispanic americans
Location: Jose Marti Freshman Academy
1800 Summit Avenue
Union city, NJ 07087
Sponsor: Save Latin America, Inc.

The Mobile Farmers Market Program
Event Date(s): 04/29/2017 Details
Time: 11:00 am -1:00 pm
Description: Healthy living, cooking demonstrations, recipes for wellness, fruit and veggies give a ways, fun activities for kids , music, face paining and so much more
Location: Virtua for Life- Mobile farmers Market
1000 Atlantic avenue
Camden, NJ
Sponsor: Virtua