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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 or more co-hosts from partner organizations to ask and answer topical questions to raise awareness of and discuss solutions to Latino health equity issues.

#SaludTues Tweetchat Schedule

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.

What is the reach of #SaludTues Tweetchats?

The #SaludTues Tweetchats average more than 8 million impressions in just one hour each week.

#SaludTues Past Tweetchats

See our past tweetchats by visiting our Wakelet page.


Latina Hotel Worker
#SaludTues Tweetchat 6/2: Latinos and Workplace Safety Amid COVID-19
Latinos workers are essential to the economy. Although, some have worked throughout the pandemic, others are now facing ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 5/26: How to Equitably Share Streeets During COVID-19
Medical and public health experts agree that being active outside is crucial to maintaining physical and mental ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 5/19: Why Paid Sick Leave Policies Are So Important
Half of workers with the lowest wages and more than half of Latinos are unable to earn a single paid sick day through their ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 5/12: How COVID-19 Impacts Homelessness
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to sicken people and worsen health inequities in income, housing, food, and more. The ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 5/5: Supporting Caregivers & Healthy Environments for Latino Health Equity
At least 1 in 3 U.S. Latino households has at least one family caregiver. This number will continue to grow as many ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/28: How to Ensure Diversity in Research during Coronavirus
Fewer than 5% of Latinos participate in federal clinical trials. That gives researchers less chance to find treatments ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/21: Tackling Latino Food Insecurity amid Coronavirus
The coronavirus outbreak is making it harder for Latino and other families to get enough food to feed their families, a ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/14: How Coronavirus Is Affecting the Housing Crisis
The coronavirus outbreak (COVID19) has sickened many and continues to spread around the world. The pandemic is affecting ...
Latina seamstress
#SaludTues 4/7/20: How Wealth Inequality Impacts Latino Health
According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center Latinos are more likely (50% vs. 34%) to see the recent ...