Bayhealth Hosts 7th Annual Go Pink Fair

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Staff Report

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Bayhealth will host the 7th Annual Go Pink! Health Fair to increase awareness of breast health for women and men throughout the region.

From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2012, the Go Pink! Health Fair will take place at the Dover Women’s Center, located at 540 South Governors Avenue in Dover. Free clinical breast exams; free blood pressure screenings; information on available cancer screening, treatment and survivorship programs; eye health education; health education opportunities and a bake sale. Bake sale proceeds will be donated to Bayhealth’s Cancer Screening Assistance Fund to provide imaging services to uninsured patients in lower Delaware. Petch and Paula from Eagle 97.7 FM will be onsite doing a live remote from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Go Pink! T-shirts will be available to purchase for a donation of $10 or more. Sale proceeds after expenses will be divided between the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition and breast screenings and education programs available through Bayhealth’s Cancer Institute. To order Go Pink T-shirts in advance go to www.bayhealthfoundation.org. They may also be purchased at one of the hospital gift shops at Kent General or Milford Memorial during normal operating hours.

Go Pink! vendors will include: Halpern Eye Care, Bayhealth Lifestyles, American Cancer Society, Blood Bank, Westside Family Health, Harris School of Business, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Delaware Physicians Care, Bayhealth Home Health, Cancer Support Community, Easter Seals, Bayhealth Education Department, Delaware Hospice, Wesley College, Screening for Life, Practice without Pressure and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.