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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center to Host Free Health Fair

-Free Event Offers Screenings for Diabetes and More-

(Englewood, NJ, March 24, 2014) – Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) is hosting a free health fair in partnership with The Bergen County Collaborative on Saturday, April 5 between 8:30am-12:30pm.

The event offers free A1C screenings for diabetes. Risk factors for diabetes include a family history of diabetes, increased thirst or urination, high blood pressure or cholesterol, blurred vision, fatigue or sleep issues. Those experiencing symptoms are encouraged to consider the screening.

Screenings will also be available for blood pressure, body mass index, waist and hip measurements, depression and substance abuse.

Pre-registration is required for the diabetes screenings. Appointments are limited. To register call, (866)-980-3462 or visit www.englewoodhospital.com and click the “Classes and Support Groups” tab.

What:             
Free Health Fair

Where:           
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
350 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631

Who:              
All ages welcome. Those with risk factors for diabetes are encouraged to attend.

When:                        
Saturday, April 5, 8:30am-12:30pm

How:              
Pre-registration is required. Call (866)-980-3462 or visit www.englewoodhospital.com and click the “Classes and Support Groups” tab.

 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the six-percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.