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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness: Visit https://www.peninsula.org/coronavirus-covid-19 for information on what the health system is doing to prepare.

 

 

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Out of an abundance of caution for the health of our community, Nanticoke has announced that the Heart of Good Health event has been cancelled.  At this time we are unsure if the event will be rescheduled.   

Please follow healthy habits to help protect yourself from illness.  This includes:

          • Wash Your Hands Frequently
          • Keep Your Hands Away From Your Face
          • When possible, avoid close contact with those that are sick.
          • If you are sick, stay home to avoid make others sick.
          • If you have traveled overseas or have been in close contact with someone with the Coronavirus and have signs of illness, please CALL your health care provider or the Delaware Department of Public Health.  Pleae CALL BEFORE YOU go to the doctors office to help prevent the spread of illness.
        • For more information about Coronavirus (COVID19) in Delaware,CLICK HERE.

 

THANK YOU to our sponsors:

Fabulously Fit Sponsors:

Nanticoke Health Services

Location & Directions

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Laurel High School

1133 S. Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956

Events & Activities

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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.

11:00 am – 12:00 noon: Special Appearance by Sherman the Shorebird

10:30 am – 12:00 noon: Autograph Session with Fabian Moreau, cornerback for the Washington Redskins

  • 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. Moreau is on a tight schedule, so please get in line early!
  • 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, Instant Oatmeal, Canned Beans, and Other Non-Perishable Food Items. Please do not bring expired items, dented cans, glass jars or ripped/ open boxes. 

Scavenger Hunt Raffles:

Stay tuned for more information!

Other Fun Activities:

  • Photo Booth
  • Live Remote with Kevin Andrade from The Voice Network Radio Group/La Raza – 9 am to 11 am
  • Live Remote with Sarah Ockels from WBOC 102.5 FM – 9 am to 11 am
  • Live Remote with Shane Walker from WTDK The Duck 107.1 FM – 11 am to 1 pm
  • Special Appearance by Sherman the Shorebird11:30 am – 12:30 noon
  • Special Appearances by our Pet Therapy Dogs and by Hidden Haven Pet Therapy Horses
  • Teddy Bear Clinic by Nanticoke – “Healthcare” For Your Child’s Stuffed Animal
  • Enter for a chance to win an autographed Judon (Baltimore Ravens) or Thompson (Washington Redskins) jersey!  Just sign up at the welcome desk and visit our vendors and screenings!

Vendors

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Free Screenings & Testing Offered to the Community

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Nanticoke Grants a Wish

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Do you know a deserving young person? Someone who has worked hard to overcome challenge? Or maybe a young person who could use a little extra encouragement? Nanticoke is offering a once-in-a-lifetime chance for one lucky local youth to have a special meet and greet with Fabian Moreau, cornerback for the Washington Redskins at this year’s Heart of Good Health!

 

Nominees for the Nanticoke Grants a Wish meet and greet must be a Delmarva resident between the ages of 5 and 16.

 

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