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Celebrate a day of health and wellness and family fun in Los Angeles with ¡Vive Tu Vida! Stand up! Get moving!® |

LOS ANGELES, November 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — On Saturday, November 19, 2022the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, Healthy Americas Foundation and the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation celebrate their 16th annual ¡Vive tu vida! Stand up! Get moving!® event inside Los Angeles. The event includes free health screenings, COVID-19 tests and vaccines and boosters, cooking demonstrations, health and wellness activities for the whole family, and referrals to public health services. Walkaround Elmo from Sesame Street® will be there to greet children and families, while it is free Sesame Street in Communities resources are distributed. The 2022 event series is nationally sponsored by the Siemens Foundation.

“Keeping families healthy in our community is a top priority, which is why we’re partnering with the National Alliance for Hispanic Health to make the Get Up! Get Moving! program available to the families and communities we serve. The purpose of this day is to encourage families to adopt healthy lifestyles by providing them with resources, fun activities and educational opportunities,” said Dr. Ciriaco “Cid” Pinedo, president and CEO of the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation.

“Reducing health disparities requires a multifaceted approach, including continuous preventive care and early detection. We are honored to offer our CLINITEST® Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test to the participants of the local health fair as part of this effort,” said Dave PacittiPresident, Siemens Medical Solutions United States, Inc.; Head of America, Siemens Healthineers; and member of the board of directors of the Siemens Foundation. “We are committed to advancing health equity by promoting primary health care, diagnostic screening, training of healthcare industry personnel, and supporting capital lending for community clinics, and we are excited to ¡Vive tu vida! Stand up! Get moving!® in Los Angeles,” concluded David EtzwilerCEO of the Siemens foundation.

“It is especially important that communities have access to health screenings given the millions of important screenings that have been missed or delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dr. Jane Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation’s largest Hispanic advocacy group. We also celebrate the 16e year of ¡Vive tu vida! Stand up! Get moving!® in Los Angeles with the Mexican-American Opportunity Foundation and all efforts to support individuals and families with the best possible health.”

In addition, the event will All of Us research programa historic effort to collect data from a million or more people living in the US to accelerate research and improve health.

What: ¡Vive tu vida! Stand up! Get moving!® event with:

  • Free health exams: HIV/STI, COVID-19/flu vaccines and more
  • Suitability: obstacle course
  • Healthy snacks: provide giveaway and nutrition education
  • Family Fun: Live music, raffles and much more!
  • Science: With the All of Us research program

Where: 6550 Miles Avenue, Huntington Park, California 90255

When: Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m

Cost: FREE!

To find one ¡Vive tu vida! Stand up! Get moving!® event in your city, go to www.healthyamericas.org/get-up-get-moving. To learn more about the All of us Research program, go to www.JoinAllofUs/juntos.

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SOURCE National Alliance for Spanish Health

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