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Business Expo Offers $4,000 Health Screening Package for Free

The Somerset County Business Partnership presents the 3rd annual Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition on Thursday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at The Imperia, 1714 Easton, Ave. Somerset.

FRANKLIN, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership, in collaboration with Healthier Somerset and the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, is offering a comprehensive range of free health screenings at the 3rd annual Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition 2017 on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at The Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave.

The workplace wellness event, offered during Healthier Somerset Month, is being provided as a no cost business resource for local companies and their employees.

In addition to showcasing the numerous opportunities and benefits that can be gained by employers who implement wellness strategies as a component of their business model, Expo 2017 will make available a myriad of free health screenings for employees in attendance.

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Free screenings will be conducted by health professionals from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Natural Medicine, Rehabilitation and Pain Management, University Orthopaedic Associates, Anew Wellness, Saint Peter’s University Hospital, Carrier Clinic and other leading health organizations in the area.

Screenings offered at no cost include: sleep assessment; blood pressure; functional movement; carbon monoxide breathing test; blood sugar/Diabetes Test; cholesterol testing; body mass indexing; mental wellness stress level assessment; colon cancer & virtual colonoscopy; body composition/diet analysis; Titleist body swing golf screening.

An estimate of the cost of these free screenings based on Internet research is in excess of $4,000. Also available at the Expo will be nutritious food samplings, interactive exhibits, massage stations, and door prizes.

“The value of the screenings offered at the Expo cannot be overemphasized,” said Expo Chair Sejal Davé Sharma of RWJ University Hospital. “This is preventative medicine at its best, with tests delivered by professionals at no cost to employers or employees.”

The Expo is free and open to the public. Pre-registration will entitle employees to qualify for Grand Prize drawings. For further information, log onto www.bit.ly/2017wellnessexpo or call Takeena Deas at 908-218-4300 ext. 30, email tdeas@scbp.org.

The Wellness Expo 2017 is made possible through the cooperation of the Somerset County Business Partnership member companies, Healthier Somerset, and the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce. Premier sponsors include Anew Wellness, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital-Somerset, Sharonview Federal Credit Union, Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation, Saint Peter’s University Hospital, The Imperia, and University Orthodpaedic Associates. Additional contributions provided by Verdini Studios, Carrier Clinic, Hunterdon Healthcare, Atlantic Health System, Digestive Healthcare, Novo Nordisk, Somerset County YMCA, Bridgewater Marriott, Arooga’s Grille, Redstone American Grill, and Shoprite of Somerset.

 

 

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