#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/11: Healthy Latinos!


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It’s Hispanic Heritage Month (#HHM) and we’re celebrating with a bilingual #SaludTues Tweetchat with our friends at the U.S. Office of Minority Health!

latino kid mariachisThis observance gives us a great opportunity to reflect on the riches and beauty of Latino culture. It also gives us a chance to raise national awareness of issues that matter most to Latinos, like having healthy communities and access to health care.

So let’s use #SaludTues on Oct. 11, 2016, to tweet about how we can ALL be a part of driving health equity and promoting Latino health.

  • WHAT: #SaludTues #HealthyLatinos Tweetchat
  • TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. EST Tuesday, October 11, 2016
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludToday
  • CO-HOST: The Office of Minority Health (@MinorityHealth)
  • Optional Hashtags: #HealthyLatinos; #HHM; #ACA; #Zika; #CuidadoDeSalud

During the hour-long tweetchat, we’ll open the floor to your experiences and stories as we discuss pressing issues such as:

  • What we can do to improve health literacy and promote healthy lifestyles;
  • The impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Latinos; and
  • How we can prevent and avoid the spread of the Zika virus;

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your own strategies, stories, and resources for promoting promoting Latino health.

See you there!

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign for the team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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