Chilton Hospital Offers a Free Men’s Health Screening on September 20 at Spa 23 07/23/2012
Chilton Hospital will host a Free Men’s Health Screening on Thursday, September 20, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Spa 23 Health & Racquet Club, 381 Route 23 South, Pompton Plains, NJ.
The screening includes a blood pressure check, PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) test and an exam by a Chilton Hospital urologist. According to the American Cancer Society, men with average risk should get screened starting at age 50. For those who are at high risk, screening should begin sooner.
Appointments are required. For more information or to make an appointment, call (973) 831-5475. The Free Men’s Health Screening is a program of Chilton Hospital’s Community Outreach Department. For more information about Community Outreach programs, visit: www.chiltonhealth.org/community-outreach
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. It is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012. Chilton’s many services include minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, a Pain Management center, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing/Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center, an American Diabetes Association-recognized diabetes education program and a weight loss surgery program. Chilton has recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.