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Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar

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Have you been unsuccessful at keeping the weight off? Weight loss surgery may be the right choice for you.  But how do you know if you qualify and which procedure is your best option?  Join bariatric surgeons at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset for free seminars to learn about your weight lost surgery options, …

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Prostate Cancer Screening

Steeplechase Cancer Center @ 30 Rehill Ave Steeplechase Cancer Center @ 30 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876

This free PSA screening and exam by a urologist is for high-risk men 35 and over and all men 40 and over with no personal history of prostate cancer. As part of a research study, participants must complete a questionnaire. Registration is required. Call 908.685.2814 to schedule an appointment. Screenings will take place in Steeplechase …

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Prostate Cancer Screening

Steeplechase Cancer Center @ 30 Rehill Ave Steeplechase Cancer Center @ 30 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876

This free PSA screening and exam by a urologist is for high-risk men 35 and over and all men 40 and over with no personal history of prostate cancer. As part of a research study, participants must complete a questionnaire. Registration is required. Call 908.685.2814 to schedule an appointment.

Prostate Cancer Screening

Steeplechase Cancer Center @ 30 Rehill Ave Steeplechase Cancer Center @ 30 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876

This free PSA screening and exam by a urologist is for high-risk men 35 and over and all men 40 and over with no personal history of prostate cancer. As part of a research study, participants must complete a questionnaire. Registration is required. Call 908.685.2814 to schedule an appointment. Screenings will take place in Steeplechase …

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Preventive Cancer Screenings Promote Awareness: The Litmus Test to Health

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During this webinar, discover the recommended cancer screenings such as breast, cervical and colon test, the types of cancer screening tests, who should be screened, the suggested age guidelines, the frequency of screenings, the benefits of testing and prevention strategies to reduce risks. Kathleen Toomey, MD, oncologist and medical director of Steeplechase Cancer Center   …

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Make Time for Mammography

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According Susan G. Komen, breast cancer mortality or deaths in black women were 42% higher than other women from 2010-2014.  In this special webinar for African American women, discover causes of the increased mortality, strategies to reduce the risks for breast cancer, sign & symptoms, causes, the importance of getting an annual mammogram and treatment …

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Eating Disorders-Patient Support

Online Support Group

This is a staff facilitated discussion open to anyone suffering with an Eating Disorder. Every Tuesday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.                  https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/355332573 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 355-332-573 For more information, call the Eating Disorder Unit at 908-685-2847.

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Eating Disorders-Family Support

Online Support Group

This is a parent facilitated discussion. Every Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.                                            https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/501486981 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (408) 650-3123 Access Code: 501-486-981

Flu Vaccinations

Steeplechase Cancer Center @ 30 Rehill Ave Steeplechase Cancer Center @ 30 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876

For adults age 18 and older. Participants will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Steeplechase Cancer Center 1st Floor Conference Room $25 for quadivalent flu or free with Medicare Part B card.

$25

HEALTHIER SOMERSET 
2021 EVENTS

MONTHLY COALITION MEETINGS

The Healthier Somerset Coalition meets monthly on the third Tuesday of every month except for the month of August virtually or in the RWJUH Somerset Community Health conference room.

DATES:  January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, September 21, October 19, and November 16  

ADVISORY BOARD MEETINGS

The Healthier Somerset Advisory Board meets on the second Thursday of each month except August. Meetings are held from 9 to 10 a.m. virtually in the RWJUH Somerset Community Health conference room.  

DATES:  January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 8, July 13, September 9, October 14,  November 11, and December 9 

SOMERSET COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT& COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PLAN KICK OFF

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset announces the kick-off of the 2022-2024 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) at a virtual meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 16 at 9:00 a.m. 

DATE:  March 16

ANNUAL HEALTHY WORKPLACE RECOGNITION AWARDS

Healthier Somerset’s Employee Wellness Breakfast is presented annually by the Worksite Wellness Committee. The breakfast features a keynote presentation on wellness programs and a panel discussion on best practices.  Previous keynotes include senior wellness directors from Sanofi U.S., Verizon Wireless, Norris McLaughlin, Affinity Federal Credit Union, and Johnson & Johnson.

DATE:  October 2021 (Date TBD)

ANNUAL MEETING AND RECOGNITION BREAKFAST

Healthier Somerset hosts its Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast each December. Program highlights include a review of coalition activity and recognition of notable accomplishments that advance Healthier Somerset’s mission.

DATE:  December 21

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