Latino Health Initiative

July 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 30 and we are celebrating three random holidays: International Day of Friendship, National Cheesecake Day, and National Father-in-Law Day. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Night One of CNN’s Democratic Debate: The first of CNN’s two-night Democratic primary debate is tonight at 8 p.m. […]

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June 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Health Disparities Within Latino Community Continues, According to Report

A report released by the Latino Health Initiative of Montgomery County found that health disparities continue to be a public health issue facing the Latino community in the county. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined the county’s Latino Health Steering Committee early Wednesday for the release of the third edition of a health status report […]

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June 8, 2015 | Aline Barros

Ama Tu Vida Health Festival Held in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Ama Tu Vida or Love Your Health Festival was held on June 7 at the Veteran’s Plaza in Silver Spring. County residents received free screenings to check blood pressure, cholesterol, vision and more. All provided by local hospitals, community clinics and health organizations.

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June 7, 2015 | Aline Barros

Festival in Silver Spring Focuses On Latino Health Initiative (PHOTOS)

The Ama Tu Vida [Love your health] Festival, an ongoing effort to educate the Latino community about ways to adopt a healthy lifestyle, took place on June 7 at the Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring. Event-goers received screenings to check their blood pressure, cholesterol, vision, and more provided by local hospitals, community clinics, and health organizations. “We […]

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June 6, 2015 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Annual Health Fair Set for June 7 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Latino Health Initiative is hosting the annual “Love Your Life Health Fair,” on Sunday, June 7, from noon to 4 p.m. at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring. Participants will be able to receive free blood pressure, cholesterol, sugar and vision screenings. For more information call 240.777.4173.

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