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TELEMUNDO 52 LOS ANGELES HOSTS 15TH ANNUAL “EL PODER EN TI” FERIA DE LA SALUD ON SUNDAY, MARCH 17

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

Telemundo’s Dr. Ana Maria Polo, Host of “Caso Cerrado" Will Meet and Greet Local Viewers alongside Telemundo 52’s Local News Anchors / Reporters and Acceso Total Host

Azalea Iniguez, Noticiero Telemundo 52 Responde Reporter, will host 30-minute Health Special on March 13

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – (March 4, 2019) – Telemundo 52 Los Angeles / KVEA today announced that its 15th Annual “El Poder En Ti” Feria de la Salud will take place on Sunday, March 17 from 10 AM to 5 PM at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event is free of charge and open to the public, and will provide families and children with access to free health screenings, healthy cooking demonstrations, sporting activities and family-friendly entertainment.

“Our Feria de Salud is Telemundo 52’s signature annual event designed to provide our community with access to free health screenings and connect them with health experts and services to live a healthy life.” said Celia Chavez, President and General Manager, Telemundo 52 Los Angeles.

“Cedars-Sinai is proud to once again partner with Telemundo 52 for this year’s La Feria de la Salud,” said Michele Rigsby Pauley, Associate Director, Cedars-Sinai Community Health Programs. “With over 400 health professionals and volunteers participating this year, we are committed to providing a variety of health services to the many Angelinos who cannot otherwise access health care. For the past 10 years, as part of our ongoing mission to Caring for the Community, we have provided crucial health education and screenings to the thousands of people who participate in Telemundo 52’s La Feria de la Salud.”

In addition, On Wednesday, March 13that 11:30 AM, Telemundo 52 will air a 30-minute health special hosted by Azalea Iniguez, Noticiero Telemundo 52 Responde Reporter featuring health experts discussing health issues affecting the Hispanic community.

Launched in 2004, to help meet the health needs of the Los Angeles Hispanic community, Telemundo 52’s annual health fair has helped thousands of families and children receive free preventive health screenings and wellness information. Each year, Telemundo 52’s health fair is attended by more than 25,000 individuals and provides nearly 10,000 health screenings at no cost.

WHAT: Telemundo 52 Los Angeles to hold 15th Annual “El Poder En Ti” Feria de la Salud, a health and wellness fair that provides FREE health screenings for families

WHEN: Sunday, March 17 from 10 AM to 5 PM

 

WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall A, 1201 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

WHO: Telemundo star Dr. Ana Maria Polo, host of Caso Cerrado (Closed Case) will meet-and-greet local viewers. In addition, Telemundo 52 News Anchors and Reporters will be present including weekday morning News Anchors, Alejandra Ortiz and Guillermo Ochoa, weekday evening News Anchors, Dunia Elvir, Ana Patricia Candiani, Enrique Chiabra, Weather Anchor Michelle Trujillo, Sports Anchor Alejandro Navarro and Elva Saray, host of Telemundo 52’s weekday entertainment and lifestyle show Acceso Total.

SERVICES: FREE health services for families and children to be provided by community partners include:

  • Cholesterol, blood glucose, blood pressure, BMI height and weight measurement, nutritional and diabetes counselling, podiatry and clinical breast screening provided by Cedars-Sinai
  • Flu vaccines, BMI height and weight management for children, nutritional counselling, HPV vaccinations and other child vaccinations provided by Cedars-Sinai Coach for Kids
  • Blood Drive provided by Cedars-Sinai Blood Donors Services (10AM-5PM)
  • HIV and STD screenings, family planning, eye exams and enrolment into medical or free clinics by John Wesley Community Health Screenings
  • Oral cancer screening, dental education, and fluoride treatment for adults and children provided by Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
  • Mammograms provided by Allinea Medical
  • Glaucoma Screenings provided by Lugene Eye Institute
  • Children eye exams and eye glasses provided by Vision-to-Learn
  • Adult eye exams and eye glasses provided by VSP Vision Care
  • Mental health resources provided by The Los Angeles Department of Mental Health
  • CPR demonstrations and information for free CPR classes provided by Critical Care Training Center

This year, Telemundo 52’s 15th Annual “El Poder En Ti” Feria de la Salud is sponsored by Vallarta Supermarkets, Blue Shield of California Promise Healthplan, DaVita, Goya, Los Defensores.

For more information, please visit Telemundo52.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter@TELEMUNDO52 or download the free Telemundo 52 Los Angeles app on iTunes and Google Play stores.

Media contacts

Lizette Carbajal / 818-684-5752 / Lizette.Carbajal@nbcuni.com