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The Heart of Good Health: A Healthy Community Event & Local Partner Expo

Join us on March 16, 2019 in Laurel!

Join us on Saturday, March 16 from 9 AM to 1 PM at Laurel Middle/High School for our 7th annual community health fair & local partner expo, The Heart of Good Health. This event is free and open to everyone, so bring your family, friends, and neighbors!

Nanticoke is pleased to host this community health event for all ages. Health education, health professionals, screenings, healthy living demonstrations, and many activities for the whole family will be available throughout the day. For more information, call 302-629-6611, ext. 8948.

Thank you to the Laurel School District and the Laurel and Western Sussex communities for your continued support of this great event. Last year’s event was a huge success!

THANK YOU to our sponsors:

Fabulously Fit Sponsors:

Eating Right Sponsors:

Nanticoke Health Services

Location & Directions


Laurel High School

1133 S. Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956

Events & Activities


Schedule of Events:

9:00 am – 1:00 pm: Vendor tables & health screenings open

  • Health screenings are free to the public. (Pre-registration is not required.)
  • Vendors include representatives from many areas of Nanticoke along with other area non-profit organizations, state health resource vendors, local businesses, and many for-profit organizations providing services related to a healthy lifestyle.

10:30 am – 12:00 noon: Autograph Session with Matt Judon, Linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens.

  • Autographs are free to the community.
  • Please bring your own item to be autographed; items will NOT be on sale at the event.
  • One autograph per person please; you are welcome to return to the end of the line for a chance to receive a second autograph.
  • Mr. Judon is on a tight schedule, so please get in line early!
  • New this year, we are asking all autograph recipients to bring a non-perishable food item for the Healing Harvest Inpatient Food Closet. Donations are appreciated, but not required.
    • Items of greatest need include: Canned Meats, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Canned Milk, Canned Fruits, Other Non-Perishable Food Items, and Personal Care Items

Scavenger Hunt Raffles:

This year’s health fair will feature two scavenger hunt raffles. Participants must be 18 years or older to enter into either raffle. Entry cards will be available at the registration stations and must be returned to registration before 1:00 PM. After submitting your card, you do not have to be present to win. Additional details below:

Signed Football Jersey: Ravens Kicker Matt Stover

To enter to win this item, participants must pick up an entry card at registration, have their card stamped at least 7 vendors, and return completed card to registration before 1:00 PM.

Signed Print: Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco

To enter to win this item, participants must pick up an entry card at registration, have their card stamped at least 7 screenings, and return completed card to registration before 1:00 PM.


Other Fun Activities:



Free Screenings & Testing Offered to the Community


Nanticoke Grants a Wish


Nanticoke Health Services is offering a once-in-a-lifetime chance for one lucky local youth to have a special meet and greet with Baltimore Ravens linebacker Matt Judon at this year’s Heart of Good Health!

Nominations are now closed for the 2019 Nanticoke Grants a Wish program. Winners will be contacted privately. Thank you to all who submitted a nomination!

Photo Albums



The Heart of Good Health 2013

The Heart of Good Health 2016

The Heart of Good Health 2017

The Heart of Good Health 2018