CAMDEN, NJ — A number of free health services will be available to residents when the 2019 Camden Health Forum comes to the Salvation Army KROC Center in September.

The annual event, hosted by the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and the Camden Area Health Education Center, Inc., will also offer interactive activities like yoga and information on leading a healthy lifestyle. 

Any resident who registers for the event can receive screenings for behavioral health, blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes, as well as attend workshops discussing “Living Well with Diabetes,” “Opioid Prevention: Drug Use, Misuse & Abuse,” and “Managing Hypertension.”

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“Monitoring your health and identifying potential illnesses and diseases early is incredibly important, that’s why we are inviting any and all Camden residents to join us, get screened, and get educated on their body and their health,” said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Department of Health, who is one of three scheduled speakers.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the KROC Center, located at 1865 Harrison Ave. Residents that would like to attend can RSVP using this form.

Participants, providers, and other agencies seeking more information can contact ehala@rowan.edu.

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