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Patricia August

Community Advisor

Patricia August is the Public Health Nurse Supervisor for the Bergenfield Health Department and the City of Englewood. She works per diem as an adjunct faculty at Passaic County Community College and is the Region II president of the New Jersey State Nurses Association. She lives in Bergenfield.

Patricia August's Contributions

  1. Bergenfield Health Department Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening

    Bergenfield Health Department Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- The Bergenfield Health Department will sponsor a free skin cancer screening program Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Bergenfield Borough Hall. The screening program is designed to promote early detection and prompt treatment of skin cancer. It's for Bergenfield residents, ages 18 and older, not currently under the care of a dermatologist. A practitioner from the Advanced ...

  2. Bergenfield Student Assists With Public Health Outreach Efforts

    Bergenfield Student Assists With Public Health Outreach Efforts

    BERGENFIELD, NJ -- High school student and resident Matthew Bansil assisted the Bergenfield Public Health Nurses this summer as a volunteer intern. He created a safety poster at Borough Hall and worked on a Zika awareness Power Point presentation on this urgent health topic in the news, which will be used at educational outreach activities in Bergenfield. "The community service and ...

  3. Bergenfield Reaps Results From Mayors Wellness Challenge

    Bergenfield Reaps Results From Mayors Wellness Challenge

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- Four Bergenfield residents who completed five or more weigh-ins won prizes in the 2016 Mayors Wellness Challenge. "What a success!" said Bergenfield Public Nurse Patricia August. "On behalf of the Bergenfield Mayors Wellness Campaign, I want to extend a heart-felt thank you for your commitment to making the 2016 program so successful. It was our ...

  4. Bergenfield Health Department Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

    Bergenfield Health Department Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with about one million new cases diagnosed each year. The Bergenfield Health Department and the Advanced Laser & Skin Cancer Center of Teaneck are partnering to provide a free screening on Thursday, June 9.Most skin cancers, including melanoma, can be cured if detected early. The free Skin ...

  5. Bergenfield Health Department Organizes Free Skin Cancer Screening

    Bergenfield Health Department Organizes Free Skin Cancer Screening

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. — Bergenfield residents are getting an opportunity to get a free screening for the most common form of cancer in the country.About one million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, but most skin cancers, including melanoma, can be cured if detected early. The Bergenfield Health Department is sponsoring a free skin cancer screening from ...

  6. Orchid Propagation Expert Speaks To Bergenfield Garden Club

    Orchid Propagation Expert Speaks To Bergenfield Garden Club

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- Orchid propogation expert Carlos Macku will speak at the next meeting of the Bergenfield Garden Club on Monday, May 9 in the Coopers Pond Building. Macku received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela. In 1982 he traveled to California to Pursue graduate studies in Food Science and Technology, receiving a doctorate ...

  7. Bergenfield Garden CLub Schedules Spring Programs

    Bergenfield Garden CLub Schedules Spring Programs

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- The Bergenfield Garden Club has a number of events to keep residents busy through April and May.The garden club will help clean up Cooper's Pond along with members from the South Presbyterian Church on Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to noon. On Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. the Garden Club of Bergenfield will have guest speaker, Elaine Silverstein, give a ...

  8. PHOTOS: Bergenfield Kicks Off Mayors Healthy Living Challenge

    PHOTOS: Bergenfield Kicks Off Mayors Healthy Living Challenge

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- The 2016 Mayors Wellness Challenge has begun, but Bergenfield residents 18 and older can still sign up and join in. The program offers free exercise programs and nutritional and stress reduction guidance. Participants who complete five weekly weigh-ins will also have a chance to win a Fitbitin a raffle.The program officially kicked off on Sunday, April 3, but you ...

  9. Bergenfield Garden Club Features Talk By Horticulturist

    Bergenfield Garden Club Features Talk By Horticulturist

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- The Bergenfield Garden Club will host Elaine Silverstein and her presentation, “The Birds and the Bees: Attracting Wildlife with Native Plants" on Monday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Park House at Cooper’s Pond. Silverstein is a horticulturist certified in sustainable landscape management by the New York Botanical Garden. She designs and installs gardens ...

  10. Bergenfield Kicks Off County-Wide Health Challenge

    Bergenfield Kicks Off County-Wide Health Challenge

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. — The Bergenfield Department of Health will launch the 2016 Mayor's Healthy Living Challenge with a countywide kick-off event on April 3.The Mayor's Challenge, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., is part of the Bergen County Community Health Improvement Program. Those who sign up for the free 8-week program will come in for weekly weigh-ins at their local health department and ...

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