ELIZABETH, NJ Trinitas Regional Medical Center continues to help the community live healthier through a series of programs.

In observance of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Trinitas is hosting a free. Colon Cancer Seminar: Awareness and Screenings Are Essential, Wednesday, March 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The speaker is Dr. Andrea Zimmern, colorectal surgeon. The program takes place at Trinitas Regional Medical Center. CORE Building, 164 Elizabeth Ave., Elizabeth, NJ. (Enter parking lot from South Broad Street next to the Firehouse). Light dinner will be served.  Call 908-994-8939 to register.

The next month, Trinitas will sponsor another free program, Hypertension: Keeping it Under Control, Thursday, April 28, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Vasyl Pidkaminetskiy, primary care physician, and the program takes place at his practice, 1600 Saint Georges Ave., Suite 111, Rahway. Light refreshments will be served. Call 908-994-8939 to register.