National Alliance for Hispanic Health: Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance at ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Phoenix

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Free event this weekend offers fun physical activity and good nutrition activities for the whole family along with free health screenings and health insurance enrollment assistance.

On Saturday, March 8, 2014, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health kicks off the 2014 ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® 10-event series in Phoenix, Arizona with local community-based organization partner, Concilio Latino de Salud.

The event will feature bilingual health insurance navigators to answer questions and offer attendees assistance with enrollment for new health insurance options for adults and children under the Arizona Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid. The event this weekend is free and open to the public and will be held at the John R. Davis Elementary School at 6209 S. 15th Avenue in Phoenix, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

“¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® is a great opportunity to learn fun, safe, affordable, and effective ways for the whole family to be physically active,” said Elizabeth Ortíz de Valdez, President and CEO of Concilio Latino de Salud.

Made possible by an extraordinary group of partners and volunteers, the Phoenix event will also feature free health information and screenings, including blood pressure, blood glucose, mammograms, and dental exams for kids; a Zumbathon, jump rope exercises, and youth soccer clinics. Participants will also have the chance to win prizes, enjoy healthy snacks, listen to music, watch folkloric dances, and much more.

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About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (The Alliance)
The Alliance is the nation's foremost science-based source of information and trusted advocate for the health of Hispanics in the United States. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic health providers across the nation providing services to more than 15 million each year, making a daily difference in the lives of Hispanic communities and families. For more information, visit http://www.hispanichealth.org or call the Alliance's Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at 1-866-783-2645.

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