Indian Health Camp of New Jersey health fair set for Sept. 15

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Indian Health Camp of New Jersey (IHCNJ) will hold a health screening and disease awareness and prevention fair from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 15 at Durga Mandir, 4240 Route 27, Princeton. Must arrive by 8 a.m.

The health fair will be open to all pre-registered participants above age 40 who are uninsured or underinsured.

The health screening will include blood test, EKG, physical and dental exams and mental health screening and counseling, vision screening for glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, cardiology and physical therapy counseling, various types of cancer screening and prevention education, chronic disease self management, diabetes and stroke education, HIV testing and education, dietary counseling, pharmacy counseling and other ancillary services.

The blood test reports will be reviewed by the physicians and mailed it to all participants with a counseling note, if any abnormalities are detected in the test.

All participants should fast from midnight but are advised to continue to take their prescription medications and drink water in the morning.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all participants and volunteers.

The registration form is available at www.IHCNJ.org and must be filed electronically by Sept. 6.