PA DOH Events


If you are participating in the Pennsylvania Department of Health Project with Quality Insights, check here for the latest events, including those scheduled in your region. Below are upcoming events listed by county.
 

Allegheny County

Wellness Challenge - Pittsburgh
Thursday, November 2, 2017
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Register Here

Makeachoice.org is a new online resource to help in the fight against diabetes and obesity, and is part of a statewide initiative to promote healthy living, physical activity and weight management to prevent and manage prediabetes, Type 2 diabetes and obesity. The initiative will culminate with Wellness Challenge events, featuring Fitness and Transformation Motivator Shaun T, during National Diabetes Awareness Month in November. Don't miss the Pittsburgh Wellness Challenge on November 2nd!

Pittsburgh Diabetes Expo
Saturday, November 4, 2017
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
 
The Pittsburgh Diabetes Expo focusing on wellness information, health resources, and interactive experiences.  Pittsburgh Diabetes Expo provides a forum for intensive exchange of questions and answers about diabetes prevention and management, and a myriad of resources devoted to a healthy lifestyle. Learn more.

Denim For Diabetes
Want to make a difference at work? You're invited to participate in the American Diabetes Association's Campaign: Denim for Diabetes. For a suggested donation of $5, employees & co-workers will receive a Denim for Diabetes sticker entitling them to wear denim to work - and making them ambassadors for diabetes awareness in your company and in our community.

To receive your kit, fill out and return the Denim for Diabetes registration form, or contact Shannon Davis at sdavis@diabetes.org or call 412.824.1181 ext. 4604.
 

Chester County

Free Blood Pressure Screenings
Chester County Hospital along with Neighborhood Health Agencies, Inc.(NHA) offers free monthly blood pressure screenings at the locations listed here. No appointments are necessary. 

At sites throughout the county, registered nurses and other trained health professionals will take your blood pressure and provide you with educational literature to help you keep your blood pressure under control. Blood pressure screening programs for your group or business can also be arranged.
 

Montgomery County

Free Blood Pressure Screenings - Main Line Health
The Main Line Health screen team will be on hand to perform free blood pressure screenings for members of our community. Registration is not required. Click here to find out the times and locations for upcoming screening events.
 

Philadelphia County

Wellness Challenge - Philadelphia
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
Register Here

Makeachoice.org is a new online resource to help in the fight against diabetes and obesity, and is part of a statewide initiative to promote healthy living, physical activity and weight management to prevent and manage prediabetes, Type 2 diabetes and obesity. The initiative will culminate with Wellness Challenge events, featuring Fitness and Transformation Motivator Shaun T, during National Diabetes Awareness Month in November. Don't miss the Philadelphia Wellness Challenge on November 4th!

Philadelphia Step Out to Walk to Stop Diabetes
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 
 
Participating in the Philadelphia Step Out Walk is an experience you will never forget. You will be joining your community members along the beautiful route who share your passion to fight diabetes. You will be helping people right in your community who live with this disease every day. Click here to learn more and to register.