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Montclair Partners with Mountainside Medical Center for Immunization Seminar, Aug. 29

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Montclair, NJ, August 21, 2017 -- The township of Montclair is partnering with Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center in observance of National Immunization Awareness month to bring an information seminar presented by Everett Schlam, M.D., director of Mountainside Family Practice Group, on Tuesday, August 29 at the Municipal Council Chambers in Montclair at 6 p.m. 

 

Dr. Schlam is a graduate of the Rutgers Medical School. He completed an immunization fellowship that was sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians and served on a subcommittee on adolescent immunization.  Dr. Schlam sees patients at Mountainside Family Practice Group in Verona located at 799 Bloomfield Avenue. 

 

Presented in association with the Montclair Department of Health and Human Services, this free presentation will highlight the importance of immunizations for people of all ages.  The program will be followed by a 15 minute Q & A session and complimentary materials for the public will be available. 

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For more information, contact Rob Stone at rstone@montclairnjusa.org or call (973)509-4969

 

About Montclair Health Department (MHD)

The Montclair Health Department (MHD) is a governmental public health agency serving Montclair and several surrounding communities through inter-local health service agreements. The Department follows NJ Dept. of Health requirements as mandated by “Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local

Boards of Health in NJ” to provide programs and activities that support the goals of “Healthy New Jersey 2020.” In line with these goals, MHD provides activities such as public health prevention awareness programs, screenings, environmental protection and enforcement of statutes and ordinances relating to public health safety and environmental control. Our staff consists of highly trained professionals dedicated to providing services designed to promote improved physical and mental health, quality of life and healthy behaviors across the community.

 

About Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center

Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The hospital provides patients immediate access to innovative and effective treatment alternatives at specialized centers within the hospital that focus on imaging, women’s health, cancer care, surgery, obesity, stroke and chronic kidney disease. Mountainside Medical Center is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services and is one of only a few community hospitals licensed by the State to perform emergency cardiac angioplasty. To learn more about Mountainside Medical Center visit www.mountainsidehosp.com.

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