Ovarian Cancer: Signs, Diagnosis, Treatment

Ovarian Cancer Education Program

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Bernards Township Library, 32 South Maple Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

6:30pm – Refreshments; 7:00pm – Program

Join Allison Wagreich, MD, OB-GYN Oncologist  and Stephanie Pachter, MS, LGC, Licensed Genetic Counselor from the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Atlantic Health System. Discussion by the Kaleidescope of Hope Ovarian Cancer Foundation 

Click here for flyer. 

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, May 10th

The Bernards Township Municipal Alliance is hosting a Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, Thursday, May 10 from 8:30am – 5:00pm. Get trained in this evidence-based Program. A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health or substance use problem. Learn about ways to respond to someone experiencing a mental health or substance use problem.

Become a Youth Mental Health First Aider. Anyone 18 or older can take this course. Recommended for parents, teachers, coaches, social workers, faith leaders and other caring citizens who regularly interact with young people ages 12-18.

You can be the one to make a difference!

Registration fee of $50 will be covered by Montgomery/Rocky Hill Municipal Alliance if you are a resident, employee, business, place of worship or represent Montgomery Township/Rocky Hill in any capacity. Registration Fee includes program materials, certification, and snacks.

Click here for the flyer with additional information.  

Somerset County Residents – What are your Community’s Health Needs?

Healthier Somerset, an organization of which Montgomery Twp. Health Department is an active member, is conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment Survey. By taking a few minutes to complete these questions, you will help us identify the most important health needs in your community so that we can develop goals to meet them. Click here to take survey

Share this Survey URL with fellow Somerset County Residents: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4283596/8566-RWJBH

Your willingness to complete the survey is a clear indication that you care about your personal health, the health of your family and the health of your community.

The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. All responses are kept completely anonymous and your feedback will provide extremely valuable insights that will be used to influence future Public Health programming and services for your community.

Let’s shape the future of Public Health for your community together.

Free Oral Head & Neck Screenings

Flyer for Oral Head and Neck screenings 2018

The screening is for individuals aged 30-65 years old who may be experiencing symptoms such as mouth pain and soreness, lumps in the mouth or neck, bad breath, have a history of smoking, drinking or HPV and have never been diagnosed with oral, head or neck cancer.  Individuals who neither have been seen by a physician nor have attended a previous screening will be given first priority.

The screening will be conducted by a board-certified otolaryngologists  at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset.  Program offered in collaboration with The Regional Morris & Somerset Chronic Disease Coalition, of which, Montgomery Township Health Department is an active member.

To schedule an appointment, call (908) 685-2814.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings

2018 Skin Cancer Screening Flyer (Eng & Spanish)

Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center will kick off its FREE skin cancer awareness campaign with two free screenings in May

 The skin cancer screenings will be held on Monday, May 7th, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 9th, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The screenings will be completed by local dermatologists, Carter G. Abel, M.D., Christopher Cassetty, M.D., and Robert Ilowite, D.O. on May 7th; and Carla Errickson M.D., Alissa B. Fox, M.D. and Michael J. Sisack, M.D. on May 9th, 2018.

People who attend the program will be given a full body screening by a board-certified dermatologist.  The event will also include educational information on skin cancer prevention and detection provided by a cancer center nurse.

This community screening is open to Hunterdon and Somerset County residents, ages 18 and older that have not been screened within the past 24 months, are not under the care of a dermatologist, and have no prior history of a skin cancer diagnosis.

Registration for the free screening is limited.  To register, call 908-237-5445.  The screening will be held at Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center.

Please share attached flyers with colleagues and community.

Montgomery Twp. Health Department is an active member of the Hunterdon-Mercer County Regional Chronic Disease Coalition