Chilton Hospital Offers Screenings and Services at Wayne Township’s 35th Annual Health Fair on October 19|
Chilton Hospital’s Community Outreach Department will offer a variety of screenings and services at Wayne Township’s 35th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8:30 to 11 a.m., at Wayne Valley High School, 551 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ.
Representatives from various areas of the hospital will be present to provide information including:
Free screenings and services offered by Chilton’s Community Outreach Department include:
- Blood pressure screening
- Body fat analysis
Other services provided at the Wayne Health Fair:
- Adult flu shots are free with Medicare Part B, or $15 for other individuals. Appointments are required. To pre-register, visit www.waynetownship.com or call (973) 694-1800, extension 3281.
- Asthma screening
- Blood chemistry profile: Pre-registration and pre-payment of $24.50 is required. Call (973) 694-1800, extension 3281 to pre-register.
- Blood drive: Pre-registration is highly recommended by calling (201) 251-3703.
- Chair massage
- Cholesterol and glucose screening via finger-stick
- Hearing screening from 9 to 11 a.m.
- Spinal screening
Information on the following topics will be provided:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Home health care
- Long term care
“Protect Yourself Against Medicare Fraud” at 10 a.m., presented by Senior Medicare Patrol of New Jersey
Special breast cancer awareness appearance:
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a pink fire truck will be on display by The Guardians of the Ribbon, Inc. Cancer survivors will be invited to sign the truck or it can be signed in memory of a loved one.
The Wayne Health Fair is free and open to people of all ages. Various companies and organizations will be present to offer giveaways. The event is sponsored by Chilton Hospital and the Wayne Health Department. For more information, call (973) 694-1800, extension 3242.
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is the first hospital in New Jersey to received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Chilton recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. It is also 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. In addition, Chilton is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012 and 2013. Chilton’s many services include a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center a weight loss surgery program and minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery. 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.