Wilmington Wellness Day

Posted on September 17, 2018 at: 2:20 am

PHC is a proud member of the Wilmington Health Planning Council (WHPC) The Wilmington Health Planning Council is dedicated to working throughout the community to bring the goals and objectives of Healthy Wilmington 2020 to fruition.

The 17th Wilmington Wellness Day was held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 in Brown-Burton Winchester Park (Prices Run) from 12 pm – 3 pm.  The event theme was “Living Well in the City” and was one of several events to help launch the start of Delaware Peace Week 2019. Wilmington Wellness Day featured the following activities:

  • Kids Zone – moon bounce/obstacle course, Blue Coats basketball, face painting, free book giveaway, bike safety, healthy games, and a health “passport” seek-and-find card and lanyard

  • Entertainment/Movement – DJ/music, Ms. Juneteenth, line dancing, Zumba

  • Health screenings/tests – flu shots, HIV screening/testing, Blood pressure/cancer information about where to access screenings, dental screening

  • Health Promotion- exhibitors and vendors covering a wide range of health topics and state and community-based services

  • Food/Giveaways – healthy lunch and produce, Summer J pops, bicycle and gift card raffle

The UD Partnership for Healthy Communities prepared the following evaluation report:

 

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Wilmington Wellness Day 2018

WHPC hosted the 16th annual Wilmington Wellness Day on Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Herman Holloway, Sr. Park from 12 – 3 pm.  The event theme was “Living Well in the City” and was one of several events to help launch the start of Delaware Peace Week 2018. Wilmington Wellness Day 2018 featured the following activities:

  • Kids Zone – moon bounces, obstacle courses, t-shirt tye-dyes, face painting, book giveaway, health “passport” seek-and-find card and lanyard

  • Entertainment – drum line, DJ/music, line dancing, DE Teen Idol performances, drill team

  • Health screenings/tests – dental and vision screening for children, skin cancer, blood pressure, HIV, diabetes, flu shots

  • Health Promotion- exhibitors and vendors covering a wide range of health topics and state and community-based services

  • Food/Giveaways – healthy lunch and produce, schools supplies and book bags, bicycle and gift card raffle

PHC, with support from Amy Tullo, a UD student studying event management in the Lerner College of Business and Economics, prepared the following  evaluation summary for the WHPC:

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