Healthfirst hosts the Bronx Health and Wellness Show

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS CHP) – Healthfirst is excited to return its Health & Wellness Expo to the Bronx on Saturday, June 11, 2022 (rain or shine), at Claremont, 489 E 169th Street.

The expo, which is free and open to the public, is an ideal opportunity for the community to learn about disease management, prevention and lifestyle change, while engaging in family-friendly activities. New to the Expo are wellness workshops and an indoor medical pavilion.

The day starts with breakfast at the town hall –Shaping a brighter future for the health of black and brown women– 10:00 to 11:30 Coach Jesse Thompson, CEO, TheDeToxNow.comwill moderate this empowering event, which will explore topics such as racial and women’s health differences and maternal health and will include a powerful list of speakers that includes Erol Pierre, Senior Vice President of Government Programs, Healthfirst; Dr. Sofia Lubin, DO, FACOG, Maimonides Medical Center; Keneka Boyce, PhD, LMSW, Founder, Many Paths to Success; and Bruce McIntyre III, Bronx Maternal Health Council / founder of saveArose. Sign up to attend the Healthfirst Town Hall event for women’s health.

The expo will run from noon to 5 pm and includes Wellness workshops led by industry experts covering topics such as pediatric asthma, nutrition, emotional well-being and women’s health; The medical pavilion providing free medical examinations; Fitness area conducting interactive workouts with fitness instructors; a Spa area with men’s barber shop, manicure and facials; The children’s area including music and games such as baseball, football, climbing wall and video games; and The main scene featuring live entertainment throughout the day, including Trusol, Petawane and IMG Ft. Parcero.

“We are excited to bring the Healthfirst Health & Wellness Expo back to the Bronx. As we have been reminded for the last few years, it is not only important to manage your own health – to take steps to prevent and prevent disease – it is also important to protect the health and well-being of the communities in which we live, “said Miguel Senteno. vice president, Healthfirst, community engagement. “Expo offers health education and exposes people to a wide variety of tools, products and services that can help them take the necessary steps to manage common health problems if we all work together.

“After a long hiatus, the Bronx is proud to welcome the Healthfirst Health & Wellness Expo back to Claremont Village this year,” said Vanessa L. Gibson, President of the Bronx. I was a supporter of this event during my time on the City Council and I appreciate Healthfirst’s efforts to keep our community strong by offering our residents access to medical examinations, seminars and fitness activities that will educate and empower them to care for your health ”

Healthfirst aims to create a first-class experience to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our representing partners are Claremont Neighborhood Community Center; NYPD Community Affairs, Bronx Borough Patrol; BronxCare; and Montefiore Einstein.

For more information on Health & Wellness Expo 2022, visit Healthfirst Facebook page.

About Healthfirst

Healthfirst is the largest nonprofit health insurer in New York State, earning the trust of 1.7 million members by ensuring access to affordable and high-quality healthcare. Sponsored by leading New York City hospital systems, Healthfirst’s unique advantage is rooted in its mission to put members first by partnering closely with its extensive network of shared providers. Healthfirst is also a pioneer in the value-based care model, now recognized as national best practice. For nearly 30 years, Healthfirst has worked with its network of hospital systems, community providers and partners to improve health outcomes and promote equity in health through better access to care – especially in underserved communities affected by disease, health disparities and socio-economic barriers to optimal health. Healthfirst has built a reputation in the community for high-quality products and services that New Yorkers can count on. It offers market-leading products to suit every stage of life, including Medicaid plans, Medicare Advantage plans, long-term care plans, qualified health plans, master plans and individual and small group plans. Healthfirst serves members in New York and Long Island, as well as Westchester, Rockland, Sullivan and Orange counties. For more information on Healthfirst, please visit healthfirst.org.

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