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EVENT POSTPONED - DCHD regrets to announce the postponement of today’s Mobile Cancer Mammogram Screening event in partnership with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for today, February 16th, at the Wellness Center at Chester. To ensure all patients receive proper accommodations this event will be rescheduled for a later date. DCHD has begun reaching out to those with scheduled appointments for today and is working with our partners to reschedule this important event as quickly as possible. Updates with new dates and times will be communicated to residents across our social media channels when available. DCHD understands the inconvenience this may cause and thanks residents for their patience while a new date for this event is identified.


ALERT! On February 26th, 2024, the Delaware County Health Department in partnership with Keystone First is recognizing Black History Month and American Heart Month by hosting free blood pressure screenings. Delaware County residents are welcome to attend this health check opportunity at the Yeadon Wellness Center located at 125 Chester Avenue, Yeadon, PA 19050 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. No appointments are necessary. Screenings will be conducted on a walk-in, first-come first serve basis. Read more here.


Heart Health! February is American Heart Month, a time when residents are encouraged to focus on their cardiovascular health. Blood pressure screenings, regular check-ups, and healthy habits can help control conditions like hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. For more information on how to keep your heart healthy visit: https://www.heart.org/en.


Congratulations! As part of the Delaware County Health Department’s recognition of Black History Month, each Thursday in February, DCHD will detail the careers and accomplishments of selected Delaware County black public health community members. Congratulations to all of this year's pioneers! Read about the lives, careers, and accomplishments of our public health pioneers here.


New! DCHD launched its community health events digital calendar for residents to stay up-to-date on details, dates, times, and locations for upcoming specialized health opportunities, immunization clinic hours, community outreach events, and more! Click the calendar link below for more.



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