JERSEY CITY — The Filipino Medical Program of Asian Health Services at Holy Name Medical Center, in partnership with Jersey City Heights Seventh-Day Adventist Church, will be hosting a free health screening on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Pershing Field Skating Arena, located on Summit and Carlton Avenues in Jersey City.

The health screening will include blood tests for Hemoglobin A1C, cholesterol and full lipid panel, glucose test, health age assessment, nutrition and health counseling, heart-healthy food sampling, and stress management and healthy lifestyle techniques.

Participants are required to fast for 12 hours prior to the screening.

For more information about the Filipino Medical Program, or to partner for a health screening or workshop, please call 201-833-3355 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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About Holy Name Medical Center

Holy Name Medical Center is a fully accredited, not-for-profit healthcare facility based in Teaneck, N.J., with off-site locations throughout Bergen County.

Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in 1925, the comprehensive 361-bed medical center offers leading-edge medical practice and technology administered in an environment rooted in a tradition of compassion and respect for every patient.

Holy Name developed and launched Asian Health Services (AHS) as part of its mission to provide culturally-sensitive care.

AHS includes programs that specifically cater to the Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Filipino and Indian communities in Bergen County.

Holy Name provides high quality health care across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, early intervention, comprehensive treatment options, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance.

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