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

THE ANGELS, November 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Incl Saturday, November 19, 2022National Alliance for Hispanic Health, Healthy Americas Foundation and Mexican American Opportunity Foundation to Celebrate Their 16th Anniversary Live your life! Get up! Get moving!® event in The angels. The event includes free health screenings, COVID-19 testing and vaccines and boosters, cooking demonstrations, health and wellness activities for the whole family and referrals to community health services. A walk with Elmo from Sesame Street® will be on hand to greet children and families while it’s free Sesame Street in the communities resources are allocated. The 2022 event series is sponsored nationally by the Siemens Foundation.

“Keeping the families in our community healthy is a top priority, which is why we’ve teamed up with the National Hispanic Health Alliance to bring the Get Up! Get Moving! to the families and community 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 “Sid” Pinedo, President and CEO of the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation.

“Reducing health disparities requires a multifaceted approach, including a continuum of preventive care and early detection. We are honored to provide our CLINITEST® Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test to local health fair attendees as part of this effort,” said Dave PacittiPresident, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.; Head of North and South America, Siemens Healthineers; and a member of the board of directors of the Siemens Foundation. “We are committed to advancing health equity through the promotion of primary health care, diagnostic screening, health care workforce training, and capital loan support for community clinics, and we are excited to support Live your life! Get up! Get moving!® in The angels”, he concluded David EtzwilerCEO of the Siemens Foundation.

“It’s especially important that communities have access to health screenings given the millions of important screenings that have been missed or delayed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dr. Jane Delgado, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation’s leading Hispanic health advocacy group. “We are also celebrating the 16thth year of Live your life! Get up! Get moving!® in The angels with the Mexican-American Opportunity Foundation, and all efforts to help individuals and families have the best possible health.”

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

What: Live your life! Get up! Get moving!® event featuring:

  • Free health check-ups: Vaccines against HIV/STI, COVID-19/flu, etc
  • Fitness: Obstacle course
  • Healthy snacks: gift making and nutrition education
  • Family Fun: Live music, raffles and more!
  • science: Featuring All of Us Research Program.

Where: 6550 Miles Ave, Huntington Park, California 90255
When: Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
Price: FREE!

To find a Live your life! Get up! Get moving!® event in your city, please visit www.healthyamericas.org/get-up-get-moving. To learn more about We all Research Program, please visit www.JoinAllofUs/juntos.

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SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health

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