Hopewell Township Health Happenings for June 2018

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    Hopewell Township Health Happenings contains news and events from Hopewell Township’s Health Department regarding the health of the community.

    Walking Group: Tuesday, June 5, 11:00am,  Rosedale Park, 424 Federal City Road, Pennington.

    Join us we walk around Rosedale Park and part of the Hopewell Lawrenceville Trail.

    We will meet in the parking lot.

    Tech Class — Online Safety & Security: Wednesday, June 6, 4:30pm-6:00pm at HV Senior Center, 395 Reading Street, Pennington.

    The internet is no longer optional for most people in the 21st century, but the risks of life online are real and sometimes scary. The best defense is to be educated and informed, and that is what this class will aim to do. We will build strong foundational knowledge of keeping yourself and your identity safe online. Registration is required, call Liz 609-537-0257 by June 1st.  There is a $5.00 fee per attendee for the class, please bring a check made out to the Hopewell Valley Senior Foundation.

    Emergency Preparedness: Wednesday, June 20, 10:00am, HV Senior Center, 395 Reading Street, Pennington.

    No one can predict the next public health emergency. Unfortunately, a natural disaster or act of terrorism could happen at any time. Therefore, we all need to be prepared to respond to emergencies at a moment’s notice. Mercer County Division of Public Health is committed to educating our residents on steps you can take to prepare for an emergency.  This presentation will cover topics including:  creating an emergency plan and emergency “go kit”, emergency evacuation and sheltering-in-place, medication distribution to the public during an emergency, and pet preparedness.

    Mercer County Division of Consumer Affairs: Wednesday, June 27, 10:00am, HV Senior Center, 395 Reading Street, Pennington.

    Melanie provides presentations about consumer fraud issues.  In her presentation you will learn about the IRS scam, phone scams, lottery scams, the grandparent scam, email scams, telemarketing scams, Identity theft, phishing and more.

    Babysitting Class: Wednesday, August 22 from 9am-4pm at theHopewell Township Municipal Building.

    Fee $35.00.Ages 11-14 years old.Call 609-394-4153 or visit www.capitalhealth.org/events  to register.

    Blood Pressure Screenings: Tuesday, June 19, 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon, Blood Pressure. Lower Level, Hopewell Township Municipal Building. Bring your own blood pressure machine and we can make sure it is working properly.

    Healthy Bones: Mondays and Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m., Ongoing classes to build bone strength and prevent osteoporosis. Court Room, Hopewell Township Municipal Building. Space is limited. Call 537-0236 to sign up and confirm enrollment in the class.

    Hopewell Township Health Department, 201 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville NJ 08560. 609-737-0120    Vital records 609-737-0120 x 684 www.hopewelltwp.org

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