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Using Smartphone Apps to Improve Your Health

Please join Michael Sandoz, Wellness Center Registered Dietitian, on Wednesday, May 24th at 12:00-12:30pm in Jefferson 2 to learn about using smartphone apps to improve your health. Technology can be a fun and useful tool to help you meet your health goals. Nutrition and exercise smartphone apps can help make meeting these goals more realistic. Come learn about some of the new apps that can be downloaded on your smartphone that will help you eat healthier and become more fit!

For more information contact Jessica Willmott at 504-503-7207 or

Free Child Safety Seat Fitting

East Jefferson General Hospital’s Woman and Newborn Services and EMS are partnering together with the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force to offer free Child Safety Seat Fittings.

This program is designed to demonstrate proper installation of your child safety seat and ensure seat type and fit are accurate for your vehicle.

Seat Fittings are available on the third Thursday of every month from 2:30–4:30 p.m. in the Wellness Center parking lot at 3726 Houma Blvd., Metairie, LA. Fittings are also offered by appointment. For more information, please call 504-503-7152.

Yoga and Tai Chi at City Park

EJGH Wellness Center presents relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA Monday evenings at 6pm. Or join us for Yoga or Pilates Saturday mornings at 8am among NOMA's outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

Classes are $5 or free to members of EJGH Wellness CenterEJGH Healthy Lifestyles or members of NOMA.

Call HealthFinder at 456-5000 to register.