Participants will receive free screenings for diabetes, lead and HIV, as well as blood pressure, weight and height measurements.
NEWARK, NJ — The following news release comes courtesy of a Patch Newark community member. Learn more about posting announcements or events to your local Patch site.
The Healthcare Division of the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation, will be hosting a free pop-up health clinic to provide basic healthcare screenings and education at Barringer High School, 90 Parker Street, Newark, NJ (next to Branch Brook Park, near the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart) on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All are welcome to attend. Participants will receive free screenings for diabetes, lead and HIV, as well as blood pressure, weight and height measurements. In addition to testing, attendees can get information on social services, insurance, dental health and cell phone coverage.
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The clinic is sponsored by the Newark department of Health and Community Wellness, Aetna Better Health of New Jersey, Assurance Wireless as well as Newark’s University Hospital – which recently announced its own series of pop-up health clinics.