Location: Monument Park (321 N Warren Street, Trenton, NJ) Date: Friday, August 11 Time: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Mark your calendars for August 11 from 3-6 p.m. and join us at Monument Park for an incredible Community Health Fair during...
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September marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month and serves as a time of joy and reflection. Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) celebrates the traditions and contributions of our Hispanic community members, while continuing our commitment to providing inclusive healthcare services for all.
Flu season is here, and it's important to stay healthy. There's a new kind of sickness called Eris-EG5, and it's like the flu and COVID combined. To stay safe, it's really important to get vaccines for both the flu and COVID. These vaccines make your body strong and help keep you from getting really sick.
Wildfires in Canada have been creating smoky conditions affecting our community and the East Coast. The smoke from wildfires can harm our health as it contains gases and tiny particles that can travel into our lungs, causing respiratory and heart issues.
While most people associate Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) with the winter months, when the lack of sunlight can lead to feelings of sadness and depression, it's important to recognize that SAD can also affect individuals during the summertime. Summertime SAD, also known as reverse SAD, is a lesser-known condition that can have a significant impact on mental health. In this article, we will explore the symptoms, causes, and coping strategies for dealing with seasonal affective disorder during the summer months.
As back-to-school season approaches, one crucial task parents often overlook is ensuring their child is up to date on their vaccinations. If your child plans to attend a public school in New Jersey, it’s important to highlight which vaccinations are required for the school year.
TRENTON, NJ – Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) announced today that it had received a generous philanthropic gift of $75,000 (paid over three years) from the Credit Union of New Jersey (CUNJ). This generous donation will support HJAHC’s partnership...
TRENTON, NJ (June 13, 2023) – Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC), in partnership with Vision to Learn (VTL), successfully distributed eyeglasses to the students of Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Middle School. The event, held on Monday, marked...
[Trenton, NJ – 06/19/2023] – Henry J. Austin Health Center is delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for talented artists local to Trenton to contribute to our mission of providing exceptional care and a welcoming environment for our pediatric patients....
Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is a significant holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. While its origins can be traced back to Texas, Juneteenth has become a symbol of liberation and a celebration of African American heritage throughout the country.
Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) participated in the much-awaited Red Nose Day campaign, dedicated to improving the lives of children and families living in poverty. This extraordinary collaboration combines HJAHC’s commitment to providing quality healthcare with the mission of Red Nose Day to create lasting change and bring smiles to the faces of those who need it most.
May is recognized as Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of early detection and prevention of skin cancer. Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer worldwide. It can be prevented by adopting healthy habits like wearing protective clothing and sunscreen, avoiding tanning beds, and staying out of the sun during peak hours. Moreover, regular skin check-ups with a dermatologist can help detect skin cancer early and increase the chances of successful treatment. Individuals must be proactive in protecting their skin and maintaining healthy habits, especially during the summer when people spend more time outdoors.
The LGBTQ+ community faces a big problem when it comes to getting healthcare. During Pride Month, people try to raise awareness and provide resources to help LGBTQ+ individuals get the care they need, in a way that respects their sexual orientation and gender identity.
June is the American Dental Association's (ADA) Oral Health Month. This means it's a special time to learn about how to take care of your teeth and gums. Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) can help you and your family take care of your teeth.
May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and educate the public about mental health issues and the importance of seeking treatment. This month is a reminder that mental health is just as important as physical health, and that seeking help is a sign of strength. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to highlight the services provided by the Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC).
As of April 18, 2023, Governor Phill Murphy announced that the state of New Jersey no longer has a statewide universal directive mandating people to wear masks in healthcare settings. Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) will continue to monitor community transmission rates to ensure a safe environment for patients to receive care without risking exposure to the virus.
March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), a day to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS, specifically toward women and girls. This day also serves as an opportunity to educate the public about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS, as well as it’s historical roots. One pioneer who vastly changed the view of the awareness of HIV/AIDS was Dr. Mathilde Krim, an immunologist and medical researcher who dedicated her career to public awareness of AIDS during a time when the public was still learning about the disease.
Social Work Month is among the many celebrations in March, with Social Workers Day being celebrated on the third Tuesday of the month. Social work is vital to any community, and it was particularly important during the pandemic. In the face of an unprecedented challenge, social workers played a crucial role in helping people cope with the pandemic and promoting resilience and well-being and continue to play a critical role in the lives of HJAHC patients.