Saint Michael’s Medical Center to Host Women’s Wellness Fair
Newark, NJ—In recognition of National Women’s Health Month, Saint Michael’s
Medical Center will launch its new Spirit of Women program and host a
free women’s wellness fair—“Spring into Health”—on
Friday, May 15, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will take place
at the medical center located at 111 Central Ave., Newark, NJ and will
offer free health screenings, education, giveaways and more.
Screenings will include EKGs, hypertension and glucose screenings, BMI
readings, clinical breast exams, cervical screenings, and HIV testing.
Health education booths and information on nutrition, behavioral health,
physical therapy and general women’s health will also be available.
“Preventive health screenings can detect an undiagnosed chronic condition
and save lives," said Saint Michael’s physician, Claudia Komer,
DO. “We are excited to host this event so the women in our surrounding
communities have the opportunity to get screened and obtain important
Attendees will also have the opportunity to join the free Spirit of Women
Health program at Saint Michael’s. Spirit of Women is an organization
that partners with hospitals, healthcare companies and advocacy groups
around the country to reach women and inspire them to action through fun
and innovative health and community programs to improve the health and
well-being of women everywhere. This unique program focuses on creating
a healthier lifestyle with preventive care and activities designed to
celebrate the spirit in all women.
For more information about the Spring into Health Women’s Wellness
Fair, please call 973.877.2853 or visit www.smmcnj.org/spirit.
Contact: Cathy Toscano
Director, Communications, Marketing and Public Relations
(o) 973-596-3804 / (c) 973-803-2055 /