Doylestown Health is consistent with the COVID-19 recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Doylestown Health supports continued proactive efforts to prevent an uncontrolled outbreak among our most vulnerable populations, including unvaccinated adults as well as children who are ineligible for vaccination at this time.

For more Doylestown Health COVID-19 information, visit our COVID-19 Update page.

May 2021 Community Education

Community Outreach, Events |
Woman watching a virtual class on a laptop.  | Doylestown Health

While onsite classes and indoor events are postponed, Doylestown Health remains committed to bringing quality education to the community. Join Doylestown Health certified health education specialists and nutritionists, local mental health professionals and other select local professionals as they present important subject matter.

Doylestown Health is pleased to offer FREE classes and events in May. Learn from the comfort of your own home! We also offer an outdoor, socially distanced, low-impact exercise and health education activity called Walk With a Doc. Registration is required.

Virtual Learning Made Easy

Follow these easy steps to pre-register for a virtual:

  1. Click on the links below to register for the virtual educational virtuals.
  2. You will receive an email in advance of the class start time containing a link to follow on the day of the scheduled virtual.
  3. Mark your calendar!
  4. At the time of your scheduled virtual(s), using a smartphone, tablet, or computer, locate the confirmation email and click the "Join Virtual" link OR "Click Here to Join" link. Please note, some virtuals may require a password to join – this can be found in the registration confirmation email.

Events Include:

Conversations about Women’s Cancers (Virtual)

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 – 6 to 7 pm

Gynecological and Breast Cancers will be discussed highlighting risk factors, prevention, treatment, and advances in care and survival. Please join this talk, given by Doylestown Health physicians Mark Shahin, MD and Donna Angotti, MD, where there will be an opportunity to submit questions and concerns.

REGISTER ONLINE

Understanding Cardio vs. Resistance Training (Virtual)

Thursday, May 6, 2021 – 11:30 am to 12 pm OR 12:15 to 12:45 pm

Starting an exercise program can be overwhelming and intimidating, but it doesn't need to be. Join a Doylestown Health Wellness Educator, to learn the basic components of creating a successful exercise program, the difference between cardio and resistance training, and why both are so important to your health and wellness goals.

REGISTER ONLINE for 11:30 am OR REGISTER ONLINE for 12:15 pm

Healthy Summer Picnic Ideas (Virtual)

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 – 11:30 am to 12 pm OR 12:15 to 12:45 pm

It’s almost summer picnic time! This season, switch out the hot and heavy comfort foods with lighter, refreshing picnic foods everyone will be raving about even after the picnic. Join a Doylestown Health Dietician to learn how to add anti-inflammatory and health promoting nutrients to your favorite summer recipes. Advanced registration required.

REGISTER ONLINE for 11:30 am OR REGISTER ONLINE for 12:15 pm

Walk with a Doc - May

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 – 12 pm to 1 pm

William E. Neis Park - Doylestown, PA

Did you know that walking just 30 minutes per day can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes? Join Paul Foley, MD, a vascular surgeon at Doylestown Hospital while he speaks on lower extremity peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD). He will speak about the importance of risk factor modification, medical therapy, and walking therapy for management of PAOD. After his brief discussion we will go on a group walk. Masks and social distancing required.

REGISTER ONLINE

About Doylestown Health Cancer Institute

Doylestown Health Cancer Institute offers patients the quality care they expect from a leader in cancer diagnosis and treatment - close to home. Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, and a member of Jefferson's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network, our board-certified physicians and oncology-certified practitioners provide comprehensive, coordinated care and services for the full range of cancer diagnoses including breast, lung, urologic, gastrointestinal and other cancers.

About Doylestown Health

Doylestown Health is a comprehensive healthcare system of inpatient, outpatient and wellness education services connected to meet the health needs of all members of the local and regional community. Doylestown Hospital, the flagship to Doylestown Health has 271 beds and a Medical Staff of more than 435 physicians in over 50 specialties. An independent nonprofit health system, Doylestown Health is dedicated to providing innovative, patient-centered care for all ages.

About Women's Health Services

Doylestown Health offers a wide array of programs and services to meet the needs of women at every stage of life. The Women's Diagnostic Center is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, and offers all-digital mammography in two locations (Doylestown Hospital and the Health & Wellness Center in Warrington). Bone density (DXA) scans are also available at both locations.Women's Services also include a full range of maternity services, minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery,gender-specific knee replacements, nutrition and weight management classes, support groups and more.

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