Ang inyong kalusugan ang aming misyon.”

Holy Name Medical Center’s Asian Health Services (AHS) will host its 8th annual free health Screening “Health Festival” at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, N.J.

The Part 1 comprehensive blood test will be held from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17; and Sunday, Sept. 18.

Comprehensive test fasting and appointment required.

Participants who has blood test will get results at Holy Name Medical Center on Saturday, Oct. 1, and meet with physicians and undergo additional screenings as Part 2 of the Medical Center’s 8th annual health festival.

Participants will be able to meet with specialists to review specific health concerns.

Part 1 must completed to proceed with Part 2.

More than 85 physicians from New Jersey, New York and Connecticut volunteer to meet with participants, many of whom use the health festival as their only source of medical care.


The blood work tests for 33 markers, including those that show cholesterol levels, anemia, diabetes, liver and kidney function, and hepatitis B.

Some participants also have additional screenings such as thyroid sonograms, digital prostate exams, eye tests, and hemorrhoid, dental and foot exams.

Asian Health Services was established in 2015 to response to the growing Asian population in North Jersey and serves as the umbrella for the Korean Medical Program (KMP), Chinese Medical Program (CMP) and the Filipino Medical Program (FMP).

FMP is designed to meet the medical needs of the Filipino community in a culturally-sensitive environment and provide healthcare amenities to make Filipino-American patients and their families feel welcome and comfortable.

FMP’s customized services include Filipino cuisine items added to the hospital menu for inpatients, Filipino newspapers and cable television channels in patients’ rooms, a translated patient guide, translation services, a dedicated community hotline, as well as a network of Filipino-American physicians.

Holy Name Medical Center’s faith-based mission also addresses the spiritual needs of its patients and visitors — who are predominantly Catholic — providing daily mass in the Medical Center’s interfaith chapel, which is also accessible via the patients’ bedside monitors.


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