Join the Health Gap for a Facebook Live #WellnessChat about #Nutrition with our dietitian, Annette Bell, R.D., L.D. Get your questions about nutrition answered by submitting them through our Health Gap Facebook Page.
Improving your #health takes baby steps. Strive for progress, not Perfection. #eatright #liveright #doright #motivationalmonday
Prevention! Education! Community outreach! We need your support as the Health Gap asks to be a part of the Indigent Care Levy. Come to the public hearing on Monday, June 12 at 5:00 p.m. Your voice must be heard and our tax dollars must address the mortality of vulnerable populations.
According to a new report released by the CDC the leading causes of death for African Americans have decreased but younger African Americans are living with diseases more common at older ages. More from the report: The death rate for African Americans decreased 25% from 1999 to 2015. African Americans ages 18-49 are 2 times as likely to die from heart disease than whites. African Americans ages 35-64 years are 50% more likely to have high blood pressure than whites. Read More at the CDC website: http://ow.ly/JzSq30bpl4u #healthdisparities #africanamericanhealth #blackhealth #chronicdisease #healthdifferences
Get your workout on at the Movin n Groovin station! Feel that burn🙌🏽
Be sure to Do Right! Today and come down to the #HealthExpo for your free screening in Washington Park!
Talent Show getting ready to start!
Don't forget to join us at Washington Park to get your FREE Health Screening!
We are delaying the Start of the Health Expo till 12 PM at Washington Park, due to inclement weather. Thank you for your support!
Getting ready! Rain or Shine we will be here. Don’t forget to get your FREE Health Screenings, health info. and enjoy some entertainment at the Health Expo in Washington Park today. Can’t wait to see you here!
If you missed the in person auditions for the 2017 Health Expo Talent Competition here's your second chance. We invite you submit videos of your performances. You could perform a song, short play, dance routine, spoken word, etc. All talent is welcome! You must be between the ages of 8-28 in order to perform. We are accepting video talent audition submissions until April 21st. How to submit: 1. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, age, name of performance and phone number and a link to your video. OR 2. Submit a link or upload your video audition on our website at http://closingthehealthgap.org/talentshow-submissions Those who are selected will be invited to participate in the talent competition on April 29th at the 14th Annual Health Expo for cash prizes. Rules: *The performance must be between 3-5 minutes *Props are allowed for the performance as long as they make sense and will not cause issues *NO sexual content OR profanity *And most of all BE CREATIVE & HAVE FUN ***To participate in the talent competition all talent must be available the day of the Health Expo on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 AM - 5 PM*** For more information please call 513-585-9879 or email email@example.com #talentshow #talent #singing #spokenword #performance #healthy #healthexpo #dance #poetry #drama #cincinnati
Where you live matters. Where you live can determine how long you live. Decreasing health disparities involves decreasing the barriers that cause disadvantages, such as environment and socioeconomic status. In order to address health disparities we must address root causes.To address root causes of health disparities we must look at what drives unhealthy behaviors, -Dr. Melicia C. Whitt-Glover We would like to thank our partners who came out to speak on behalf of the Health Gap at Monday's City Council meeting alongside our COO, Renee Mahaffey-Harris, including: Dr. Melicia C. Whitt-Glover, Ph.D., FACSM,President & CEO of Gramercy Research Group Jun Ying, Ph.D., Professor, Director, of MPH Program, Director the Center for Biostatistical Services, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Frank Russel, M.A., Director of University of Cincinnati Community Center and Niehoff Urban Studio And we would also like to thank city council members Wendell Young, Yvette Simpson, and Charlie Winburn for their encouragement and support. Click the link below to see the entire PowerPoint Presentation: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz5hsyUGhRDdeW5FdEJJREJPaWc/view?usp=sharing Click here to see the presentation before council (starts around 26:22): https://archive.org/details/11170410BFC. #healthdisparities #community #health #cincinnati