Walkaround Elmo from Sesame Street® Joins Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Health and Wellness Event and Day of Family Fun in San Diego

October 08 22:48 2019

San Diego, CA – On Sunday, October 13, 2019, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Family Health Centers of San Diego will celebrate their 13th annual ¡Vivetuvida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event at Logan Heights Family Health Center in San Diego with a very special guest – Walkaround Elmo from Sesame Street®!

As a special feature, the 2019 San Diego ¡Vivetuvida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event will feature Walkaround Elmo from Sesame Street® to greet children and a pavilion where parents can get free Sesame Street in Communities resources. “We’re thrilled to partner with the Alliance to help children and families in San Diego celebrate healthy habits,” said Dr. Jeanette Betancourt, Senior Vice President of US Social Impact, Sesame Workshop. “We’re excited that Sesame Street in Communities is part of this tremendous effort to give children and families the tools they need to thrive.”

“The Centene Charitable Foundation is proud to support this important initiative promoting healthy lifestyles in Hispanic communities throughout the country,” said Marcela Manjarrez-Hawn, Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer for Centene. “We know that fun and interactive events like these can make a positive and lasting impact on the health and wellness of kids and families in these communities.”

Additionally, the Alliance is bringing the All of Us Research Program to the event. All of Us is a historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the US to accelerate research and improve health. “The participation of diverse communities in All of Us will help build the foundation for a new era of health care where medicine is tailored to each person. We proud to bring the All of Us pavilion to San Diego,” said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation’s leading Hispanic health advocacy group.

“We are glad to provide ongoing support for ¡Vivetuvida! Get Up! Get Moving!® events across the country,” Robert Forrester, President and CEO of Newman’s Own Foundation, said. “These programs bring communities together, empower individuals to improve their health and address a broad range of needs at the local level.”

“Family Health Centers of San Diego was founded half a century ago in the heart of San Diego’s Latino community. We are excited to be presenting this healthy lifestyle event for the 13th year and look forward to offering health and wellness resources that are geared toward and culturally appropriate for the communities we serve every day.” – Fran Butler-Cohen CEO of Family Health Centers of San Diego.

What: ¡Vivetuvida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event featuring:

  • Health Screenings/Education: Nutrition, Diabetes, Woman’s Health and blood pressure checks.
  • Fitness: Blow up obstacle courses, Zumba
  • Family fun: Live music, photo booth, raffles and giveaways, and haircuts
  • Science: Featuring the All of Us Research Program


Where:

Logan Heights Family Health Center
1809 National Ave., San Diego, CA 92113

When: Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Cost: FREE!

To find a ¡Vivetuvida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event in your city, please visit https://www.getupgetmoving.org/.

Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/embed/aIrRfPiJhws

Media Contact
Company Name: National Alliance for Hispanic Health
Contact Person: Gladys Mendoza
Email: Send Email
Phone: 2027974321
Address:1501 16th St. NW
City: Washington
State: DC
Country: United States
Website: https://www.healthyamericas.org/

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