Ohio Women’s Health Month, September 2007

Ohio Women’s Health Month 2007
September 1-30

Women’s Health Month is sponsored by Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention Program, Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, Division of Prevention, Ohio Department of Health. Download PDF brochure

September 2007 marks 22 years of observing Women’s Health Month (WHM), a program unique to Ohio. This program has been published as a model by the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health and used as an example for community education on women’s health in other states.

Below are some Ohio Women’s Health Month events in our area.

Get Carded!
Interpersonal Violence screening

The program will encourage hospital and local medical personnel at O’Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens; Doctor’s Hospital, Nelsonville; and Hocking Valley Community Hospital, Logan, to screen female patients (ages 10-44) for interpersonal violence using ID-sized information and referral cards.
Sponsored by My Sister’s Place
Contact: 740-593-7125

Mother/Daughter Exposition
Thursday, September 13, 2007, No time listed

Hocking College-Perry Campus
5454 State Route 37, New Lexington, Ohio
Evening program with motivational speaker and two breakout sessions on a variety of women’s health issues.
Sponsored by Perry County Health Department, Perry County Tribune, and Hocking College-Perry Campus.
Contact: 740-342-5179

Glouster Girl Power Lock-In
Friday, September 21-Saturday, September 22, 2007

Trimble Elementary/Middle school
Jacksonville, Ohio
All-girl, overnight event for girls ages 9-13 focuses on health, nutrition and exercise, self-esteem, and drug and alcohol prevention. Participants will celebrate girlhood in a supportive and fun environment. Members of the Nelsonville and Federal Hocking Girl Power groups will also be invited to participate in the lock-in.
Sponsored by Trimble Local Schools and Athens County Childrens Services
Contact: 740-767-2810

Healthy Eating in a Hectic World
Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Colonial Restaurant
181 E Main St, Jackson, Ohio
This workshop will help working women identify ways to simplify and organize their eating habits and lifestyles in the fast-paced “drive-thru” world. They will have the opportunity to compile a recipe book of healthy recipes.
Sponsored by Jackson County Health Department and Holzer Health Systems
Contact: 740-286-5094 x 254

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3 Responses

  1. […] Evening program with motivational speaker and two breakout sessions on a variety of women’s health issues. Sponsored by Perry County Health Department, Perry County Tribune, and Hocking College-Perry Campus. Part of Ohio Women’s Health Month. […]

  2. […] All-girl, overnight event for girls ages 9-13 focuses on health, nutrition and exercise, self-esteem, and drug and alcohol prevention. Participants will celebrate girlhood in a supportive and fun environment. Members of the Nelsonville and Federal Hocking Girl Power groups will also be invited to participate in the lock-in. An Ohio Women’s Health Month event. […]

  3. […] This workshop will help working women identify ways to simplify and organize their eating habits and lifestyles in the fast-paced “drive-thru” world. They will have the opportunity to compile a recipe book of healthy recipes. Part of Ohio Women’s Health Month. […]

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