September Local Health Happenings
We’ve all heard the saying, ‘be the change you wish to see in the world.’ To make this change, encourage friends & family members to get involved in our community & be informed about healthy living by going to local health events in our area.
Here are some local September happenings coming to our area
For Alopecia Awareness Month, this first annual sponsored community event is a seminar about why we lose our hair as we get older and to assist in answering any questions about maintaining a healthy body through diet and fitness that promotes proper hair growth.
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Location: Expressions Salon-711 Main St, Suite 2, Pleasantville, New Jersey
It may be challenging for some people to find the time and money to get a flu shot, but seasonal influenza posses serious risks. The Atlantic County Division of Public Health will begin providing public flu shots for those 18 years & older at any Atlantic County Flu Clinic beginning Friday, September 23 through Thursday, November 10. Residents may schedule a flu shot appointment online at www.aclink.org/flu. but walk-ins are welcome.
For a complete schedule of the public flu clinics visit www.aclink.org/flu or for additional information call the Division of Public Health at (609) 645-5933.
If you are looking for ways to boost young girl’s (ages 8-11) self-esteem and empowerment, join New Day Success Center in Galloway for their Girl Power program.
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Location: New Day Family Success Center
622-624 S. New York Road, Galloway, NJ
Call 609-652-0230 to register or for more information!
Rural Health Week is an event that focuses on improving access to health care services. This event provides you with information about enrolling in NJ Family Care, allows you to enroll in health insurance through the Marketplace and you can even apply for health insurance on site if eligible. Additional information about "Register Ready" program & health education materials will be provided.
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016.
Time: 1:00pm -4:00pm
Location: Community Food Bank of NJ in Egg Harbor Township- 6735 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ
For more information please contact Heather Green, Health Educator at 609-645-7700 ext. 4227
Come enjoy free family Zumba classes that are great for all ages and fitness levels.
Date: Monday, September 12, 2016
Location: Spruce Family Success Center-3050 Spruce Avenue Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Please call 609-569-0376 to register or simply walk in
The Ocean City Half Marathon, 5K & 10 Mile Walk/Run
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016
Location: Ocean City boardwalk