Community Events


Safeheart Health Screens

Thursday, July 16 at the EJGH Wellness Center

In just 30 minutes our extensive screenings can identify your risk of heart attack, stroke or aneurysm and give you peace of mind. If you are determined to be at risk, we will give you the tools to manage your risks. Tests include:

  • Carotid Artery Ultrasound Screen
  • Carotid Intima Media Thickness (CIMT) Screen
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screen
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease Screen
  • Atrial Fibrillation Screen

Cost: $119. (Discounted for EJGH team members). Visit or call 866-548-3006 for details.


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.


Grocery Store Tours and Blood Pressure Screenings

Every month our Wellness Center nutritionist guides participants through Whole Foods Market in Metairie to teach them how to make healthier choices, understand food labels and shop for the best health. Blood pressure screenings are conducted from 4-5 pm followed by our store tours from 5:30-6:30pm. Tours are subject to change depending upon roster.

All tours are free and open to the public, but space is limited. Call EJGH HealthFinder at 504-456-5000 to register.

  • May 26, 2015
  • June 30, 2015
  • July 28, 2015
  • August 25, 2015
  • September 29, 2015
  • October 27
  • November 10 (blood pressure screen only)
  • December 8 (blood pressure screen only)



Last Updated on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 01:36 PM