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Educational Programs at Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers

February 9, 2018

RARITAN TWP., NJ  –  Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers are offering a wide variety of educational classes this month at both the Clinton and Whitehouse Station locations.

As part of the February Education Series, the following programs are currently open for registration:

Keeping the Mind Fit

Currently, there are about 5 million Americans with some form of dementia.

HMC Implements Flu Screening for All Visitors

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Starting tomorrow, Feb. 7, all Hunterdon Medical Center visitors and outpatients coming into the facility will be screened for flu-like symptoms, HMC announced in a press release this afternoon.

Flu screening will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the hospital’s main entrance. Visitors who are ill and have arrived to see a patient will not be allowed to visit.

Hunterdon County Bike to Work Week 2018

FLEMINGTON, NJ - HART Commuter Information Services, the local non-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable transportation, is now accepting registrations for Hunterdon County Bike to Work Week 2018.

This free annual event provides local commuters with a fun and engaging opportunity to leave their cars behind and consider bicycling to work instead. The event will be held ...

Ten Gyms Join In Benefit for Hunterdon Cancer Center

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Ten local gyms will be joining together next month to get fit for a cause.

Each gym will participate in a Fit for Cancer community challenge at their facilities on Saturday, March 3. All funds raised will benefit Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center.

Over the past 13 years, Fit for Cancer has raised more than $374,000 for Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center. Hunterdon ...

Little Hats, Big Hearts, at Hunterdon Medical Center

RARITAN TWP., NJ - Staff at Hunterdon Medical Center is excited to be a part of the American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program this year.

The American Heart Association is raising awareness about family heart health and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the country, with support from The Children’s Heart Foundation. This effort aims ...

Hunterdon Healthcare Offers Paid Home Health Aide Training ... and Jobs

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon Healthcare’s Visiting Health & Supportive Services has scheduled its next certified home health aide training course.

The course will be held from March 12 to March 30, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Candidiates will be paid while they are in training.

Students will be trained to assist clients in Hunterdon with activities of daily living ...

Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center Opens at Overlook Medical Center

SUMMIT, NJ - The Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center has opened. The Center, now located in a new, larger space on the main floor of Overlook Medical Center, can accommodate the more than 1,000 patients who annually access the Center’s services.

The new location also further enhances the Center’s patient-centered approach to ...

Overlook Earns 'Distinguished Hospital Award' for Fifth-Consecutive Year; Morristown Medical Center Also Again Honored

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit and Morristown Medical Center, both part of Atlantic Health System, have each received the 2018 'Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence' from Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

This distinction – the fifth consecutive time ...

Flemington Doctor Surrenders Authority To Prescribe Controlled Dangerous Substances

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A local doctor whose prescribing privileges had already been suspended has surrendered his Drug Enforcement Agency registration, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

Dr. Jay Kuris voluntarily surrendered his registration on Jan. 12, Kearns said.

Kuris was found guilty on eight counts of violating multiple provisions of ...

Stanton Holly Trail Reaches $1 Million Milestone

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Organizers of the annual Stanton Holly Trail recently presented two checks totaling $38,000 to Hunterdon Healthcare CEO Robert Wise to Benefit Briteside Adult Day Center and Stanton Reformed Church co-pastor Phil Pratt to benefit the church's Stanton Cancer Care Fund and other community outreach programs.

Those checks bring Stanton Holly Trail's lifetime ...

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