CARROLLTON, Texas, March 29, 2023 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — On Saturday, April 1, 2023, The Concilio, National Alliance for Hispanic Health, and Healthy Americas Foundation will host a health and wellness fair for all. ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®, celebrating its 17th year, is the nation’s premier annual Hispanic family physical activity and healthy lifestyle event for people of all ages and all sizes. The 2023 event series is sponsored nationally by the Siemens Foundation.
“We are so honored to partner with the City of Carrollton and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health to introduce ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® to staff and residents at the Carrollton Health and Safety Fair,” said Florencia Velasco Fortner, CEO of The Concilio. “For the past 17 years, The Concilio has brought fun, family-friendly activities to communities across DFW through events like Get Up! Get Moving! We look forward to launching this event for the first time this year with the City of Carrollton.”
Families will enjoy a day of fun including live music, physical activities for people of all ages, sizes, and abilities; cooking demonstrations and free produce giveaways; free health screenings; COVID-19 tests, vaccines and boosters; and referrals to community health services. In addition, families can learn how to join the All of Us Research Program, a historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the US to accelerate research and improve health.
“Reducing health disparities requires a multi-faceted approach, including continuous preventative care and early detection. We’re honored to provide continued support of the local health fair participants as part of this effort,” said Dave Pacitti, President, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.; Head of the Americas, Siemens Healthineers; and, member of the Siemens Foundation Board of Directors. “We’re committed to advancing health equity by promoting primary healthcare, diagnostic screening, workforce training for the healthcare sector, and capital loan support for community clinics, and thrilled to support ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® in the City of Carrollton,” concluded David Etzwiler, CEO of the Siemens Foundation.
All are invited to attend the ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® health and wellness fair
Date: Saturday, April 1, 2023
Time: 10am to 2pm
Location: Stanbridge Stadium at 1330 Valwood Parkway; Carrollton, TX 75006
“We are honored that with our partners and the many volunteers joining us this year that we are able to bring family friendly activities, offer access to health screenings, and provide the best information on good health and well-being,” said Dr. Jane Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation’s leading Hispanic health advocacy group.
For the nationwide 2023 ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® schedule please visit, https://www.healthyamericas.org/calendar-get-up-get-moving or call 1-866-783-2645.
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SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health