HEALTH FAIR EVENT
November 11, 2017
Each year, Harmonie Health Ministry (HHM) of Eglise Baptiste de la Nouvelle Jérusalem organizes a health fair to bring awareness and prevention of diseases to our church members and surroundings communities.
The health fair is held at one of the schools of Irvington District School, Irvington Township, New Jersey. For five consecutive years, including this year, HHM has hosted the event in Florence Avenue Elementary School at 1324 Springfield Ave., Irvington, NJ.
Several vendors and company partners from outside as well as within the church attend the event to do presentations and also offer their expertise to certain subjects or diseases. Here’s a non-exhaustive list of partners: Atlantic Health System, RWJ Barnabas Health, Kinder Smile Foundation, Iris House, South Amboy Adult Health Care Center, DYFS, New Community Health Centers (NCHC), Irvington Fire Department, Irvington City Health Department, and more.
An average of 250 attendees have participated at the Health Fair for the past five years. The participants receive the following services:
- Blood Pressure Screening
- Dental Hygiene
- Cholesterol Screening
- Glucose Screening
- OB / GYN Appointment
- Prevention Education
- Heart Disease Education
Harmonie Health Ministry expects the number of participants to increase this year. HHM also expects to offer additional services.
Harmonie Health Ministry Team