National Women’s Health Week 2021

The Magnolia Project is hosting a variety of activities May 9-15th to empower women to focus on the many aspects of their health as part of the 2021 National Women’s Health Week.

National Women’s Health Week is an observance held each May and led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. The goal is to serves as a reminder to women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life.

The project will host the following activities virtually and in-person at 5300 N. Pearl St. Masks and social distancing will be required for all in-person events.

  • Monday May 10: Nutrition (Healthy Lifestyle), 11-2 p.m. Nutrition education and fresh fruit distribution (while supplies last).
  • Tuesday May 11: Mental Health & Beauty, 11-2 p.m. Relaxation techniques and stress wellness activity.
  • Wednesday May 12: Fun for the Family (Men’s Day Wednesday), 11-2 p.m.
  • Thursday May 13th: Health Screenings & Open House, 10-2 p.m.  Free pregnancy tests, mammograms, COVID testing & vaccines.

Magnolia is a federal Healthy Start project that works to improve the health and well-being of women during their childbearing years by empowering communities to address medical, behavioral, and cultural and social service needs. Clinical and case management services are available before, during and after pregnancy for women living in Jacksonville zip codes 32208, 32209, 32211 and 32277.