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What is the #SaludTues Tweetchat?

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health every Tuesday at 12p CST/1p EST. The chat is hosted by @SaludAmerica, the Latino health social media campaign and Twitter handle for the team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, which directs Salud America!. Each chat has two co-hosts from partner organizations to ask and answer topical questions to raise awareness of and discuss solutions to Latino health issues.

#SaludTues Tweetchat Schedule

How do I participate in a #SaludTues Tweetchat?

Anyone on Twitter can join. Just tag your Tweets with the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter.

How do I serve as a #SaludTues co-host?

Email us at and share an idea for a chat.

What are topics for #SaludTues Tweetchats?

The #SaludTues chat covers key Latino health issues, from childhood obesity, nutrition and physical activity, access to health care, heart health, trending demographics, education, culture of health, cancer, etc.

#SaludTues Past Tweetchats

See our past tweetchats by visiting our Storify page.


#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/24: Improving Health Literacy and Advocacy For Latinos
About half of Latino adults lack basic health literacy. Health literacy is how well a person understands health info, and ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/17: Family & Social Support for Latinos
Latinos are dynamic, culturally rich, and the largest racial/ethnic minority in the United States. But they simply don't ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/10: Latino Kids & Bullying
Did you know 17.2% of Latino students report being bullied at school? Latino and children who are bullied report frequent ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/3: Hispanic Heritage Month
We're excited to continue celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15! Latinos are the country’s ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/26: Intersection of Walkability & Residential Segregation
Systematic housing segregation in the 1900s is the root of many social and environmental justice issues. One big one is ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/19: Healthy Weight & Healthy Kids
Happy #HispanicHeritageMonth! We're excited to celebrate Latinos, the largest racial/ethnic minority in the country, and ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/12: Healthy Minds and Latino Kids
Nearly 1 in 5 Latino adults suffers a mental health problem, such as depression, anxiety, and traumatic stress. But ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/5: Starting & Supporting Healthy Change in Our Communities
Do you want to be part of a growing movement to make healthy changes in Latino schools and communities? Connect with us ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 8/22: How to Turn Schools into Health Hubs
If you're a teacher or health worker, you already know that students who are healthy also perform better in the ...