Free health screenings for Camden residents at 2019 Heath Forum

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(Camden, NJ) – Camden residents will have access to a plethora of free health services on Saturday, Sept. 14 when the 2019 Camden Health Forum comes to the Salvation Army KROC Center in Camden. The annual event is hosted by the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and the Camden Area Health Education Center, Inc.

“Monitoring your health and identifying potential illnesses and diseases early is incredibly important, that’s why we are inviting any and all Camden residents to join us, get screened, and get educated on their body and their health,” said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Department of Health. “Providers will be offering free health screenings, interactive activities like yoga, and a wide array of information regarding preventative and other measures you can take to lead a healthy lifestyle.”

Freeholder Rodriguez will be joined by Camden County Health Officer Paschal Nwako as two of three featured speakers during the event.

Screenings for behavioral health, blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes will be available free to participants, as will workshops such as “Living Well with Diabetes,” “Opioid Prevention: Drug Use, Misuse & Abuse,” and “Managing Hypertension.”

The forum will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 14 at the KROC Center, located at 1865 Harrison Avenue in Camden City. Interested participants are being asked to RSVP in advance of the event by completing the RSVP form here. For more information, participants, providers, and other agencies can contact