September 1, 2017

¡Vive Tu Vida Get Up Get Moving® Brings Needed Services and Day of Family Fun to Omaha


OMAHA, Nebraska, Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On Saturday, September 9, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc. present the first Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event in Omaha.  The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for people of all ages and sizes.

"For eleven years ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!, has provided nutrition education, free health screenings and wellness activities to communities across the nation," 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 grateful and proud of the work and energy of all our partners and hundreds of volunteers that make these events such a success and celebration of family, culture, and health."

"We're proud to host Omaha's first ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event at OneWorld Community Health Centers," Andrea Skolkin, CEO of OneWorld Community Health Centers, said. "We'd like to thank the National Alliance for Hispanic Health for this opportunity to provide our patient population with important nutrition information, health screenings and wellness activities."

What: ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event featuring ?

  • Health Screenings: Glucose, Blood Pressure, BMI,and STI Screenings
  • Fitness: Zumba, Taichi, Kids Soccer, and Folkloric Dances
  • Nutrition: Healthy drinks and snacks, along with educational resources
  • Family fun: Live music, dance performances, prizes and giveaways

Where: Northeast parking lot of the Livestock Exchange Building - 4920 S. 30th Street
When: Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Cost: FREE!

"The National Alliance for Hispanic Health has a longstanding commitment to help create healthier communities. We are proud to contribute to their efforts through our continuing support of ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! events," said Robert Forrester, President and CEO of Newman's Own Foundation.  The Foundation is marking its 8th year as a national sponsor of the ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! event series.

The events are also supported nationally by the Healthy Americas Foundation.  This is the 11th anniversary of the ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! event series that in its first decade has been attended by over 175,000 people and provided over 85,000 free health screenings. 

About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) ? The Alliance is the nation's foremost science-based source of information and trusted non-partisan advocate for the best health outcomes for all. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic health providers across the nation providing services to more than 15 million each year. For more information, visit http://www.healthyamericas.org or call the Alliance's Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at 1-866-783-2645.



SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health

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