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