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Office of Women's Health - Events & Awareness

Health Fairs & Events

  • Delaware 2016 Veterans' Stand Down
    September 23, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Walter Fox Post 2 American Legion, 835 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901
    Contact 302-349-4898 or email or connect with their Facebook page for updates.
    Community & VA services for all veterans will be highlighted at this annual event. In addition, vets will be provided with information regarding housing, medical and dental, behavioral health, VA eligibility. On site legal service, haircuts, hot lunch, flu shots, and warm clothing. Transportation is provided at key pick up locations. Donations may be sent to the “Delaware Veterans’ Stand Down” at 12385 Sussex Highway, Greenwood, DE 19950.
  • Delaware Commission for Women monthly full commission meeting
    September 28, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    This meeting is video conferenced from both the Carvel State Office Building, 4th Floor, 820 N. French St., Wilmington, DE 19801 and the Cannon Building, Room A, 2nd Floor, 861 Silver Lake Blvd., Dover, DE. Contact Carmen Gomez at 302-577-5287 for more information. Visit the Commission web pages for more meeting dates.
  • Monster Miles for a Cause
    October 22, 2016, 8:00 a.m.
    Dover Downs, Dover, DE
    Join DBCC for the 7th Annual Monster Miles for a Cause Walk! Bring your family and friends RAIN or SHINE to share in fun, food and the Monster Mile while joining the fight against breast cancer. Please contact to find out more. Visit for more events.
  • Purple Ribbon Event
    October 13, 2016, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    Executive Banquet & Conference Center, 205 Executive Drive, Newark, DE
    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. During this month, DCADV hosts an annual awareness fundraiser bringing together advocates, members, and community and industry representatives. Email or phone: 302-658-2958 or 800-701-0456 (DE Only), or visit for more information
  • 15th annual Delaware Diabetes Wellness EXPO 2016
    November 1, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center, Dover, DE
    EXPO 2016 offers diabetes information, health screenings, and educational information on diabetes management, nutrition, exercise and related health issues. This is a free event, with lunch provided, that brings together health care providers, businesses, diabetes-related organizations, and others to promote diabetes self-management and a healthier lifestyle for people with diabetes.
    Phone: 302-388-9728 or email: or visit
  • Life Conference XVIII
    January 25, 2017, 8:00 a.m.
    Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center, Dover, DE
    The LIFE Conference is a joint effort of many Delaware organizations that serve persons with disabilities and their families, which addresses the topics of Legislation, Independence (through Assistive Technology), Family and Education. Over 500 people with disabilities, families and professionals attend the annual conference for educational and networking opportunities. If you would like to be notified when registration opens for the 2017 LIFE Conference please email If you attended the conference in recent years, you will automatically be included in the notification.

Health Awareness Observances

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