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TELEMUNDO 48 AND KAISER PERMANENTE WILL HOST “TU SALUD” HEALTH FAIR ON SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Free and Open-to-the-Public Event Will Offer Health Screenings for Families and students

SAN JOSE, CA – March 8, 2019 – Telemundo 48 Area de la Bahia / KSTS and Kaiser Permanente have partnered for Tu Salud health fair taking place on Saturday March 23 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Eastridge Mall in San Jose. The event is free of charge and open to the public, and will provide families with free health screenings as well as health experts covering healthy eating, women’s health, mental and behavioral health, and career paths in medicine.

With the Telemundo 48 Tu Salud campaign, Telemundo is encouraging students to focus on their health. With the support of its parent company Comcast Corporation and in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, the campaign seeks to empower and provide useful tools and resources to San Jose Hispanic families.

“Informing and supporting Bay Area families is a key part of our mission at Telemundo 48, ,” said Stacy Owen, President and General Manager for Telemundo 48. “We are proud to partner with Kaiser Permanente for Tu Salud to provide our community with access to free health information and connect them with health experts and services to live their best life.”

Irene Chavez, Senior Vice President and Area Manager for Kaiser Permanente San Jose voiced her excitement for the event. “Our commitment to the Hispanic community, specifically here in the South Bay, is as strong as ever. We are very excited to have our physicians, staff, and community partners all together to provide the community the health information and resources they so desperately need and deserve.”

“We are thankful to Telemundo 48 for their partnership in this health fair,” added Chris Boyd, Senior Vice President and Area Manager for Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara. “Through our combined efforts, we can continue Kaiser Permanente’s mission to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.”

Tu Salud is a 360 marketing campaign encompassing Spot TV, Online, Mobile, Social Media, Custom Content and Community Outreach. Telemundo 48 is also working with local colleges such as De Anza College to help promote on campus and provide information at Eastridge Mall.

About Telemundo 48

Telemundo 48 / KSTS is Telemundo’s local television station serving the Spanish-speaking community throughout the Bay Area. Owned by NBCUniversal, the station is committed to providing viewers with breaking news and in-depth journalism with their award-winning team of reporters, offering the most up-to-date local news, weather, sports and entertainment headlines through a variety of platforms, including online at Telemundo48.com and via mobile and social media channels.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 12.2 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/share.

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