The Heart Walk – La Caminata del Corazón 2015

Everything you need to know to attend the Heart Walk, Caminata por el Corazón 2015 this Sat. Oct. 10 at Camden Yards, Baltimore (Versión en español debajo) Please Join team Embajadores de Salud. It’s free. If the link doesn’t work, please go to greaterbaltimoreheartwalk.org/ >> Register Now for the Heart Walk >> Join a Team >> Select Company: Johns Hopkins Bayview >> Click Embajadores de Salud Join Team. Then follow instructions to complete info. A shuttle will be leaving 8am at these locations: The Johns Hopkins Hospital: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center: … Continue reading

Steps in a Safe and Healthy Direction – Pasos – 10/3

10/2/2015 Due to the inclement weather the event has been cancelled. We appreciate your support, and look forward to next year’s event! It’s almost here, after months of planning, meeting, and training. The “Steps” race and community fair takes place on Saturday October 3, 8am-11am 4 days from now at the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus, in the parking lot of the 301 Building. The event includes a 5K race and 1 M walk, and a resource fair with services offered to the community for free. Some activities include: basic health preventive screenings, eye screening, community resources, dance session, facepaiting for kids, … Continue reading

Adiós Summer, Welcome Otoño

This summer has been powerful, full of activites with and for our community. The Embajadores de Salud program was open on vacation, and will be during the Fall. See some of the things we did this summer, and join us for an exciting new season! We are thankful for the commitment our community has to their health, generous donors who provided household items and bikes,  and also the wonderful volunteers who help us and share their knowledge with the community.

5 reasons to join our Heart Walk team

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10/8/2014 The Walk has been rescheduled to Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, 10am. Yes, we have a team for the Heart Walk! The EmbajadoresdeSaludYoPuedo team. http://heartwalk.kintera.org/baltimore/embajadoresdesaludyopuedo Join us, support us and support the American Heart Association! And if you need them, here the reasons to join us: 1. Great things happen if we work as a community! The Embajadores de Salud Yo Puedo program started this year, as an effort to improve health of our community, particularly the underinsured population, through education and exercise. From Johns Hopkins: students, faculty and staff have supported this effort by sharing their knowledge, preparing workouts … Continue reading

Races, walks and health

Embajadores de Salud Yo Puedo

Español Embajadores de Salud is a lay health educational program. It has existed for several years provided to the Baltimore community in English. Thanks to the vision of a Third-year resident at Bayview and the support of Medicine to the Greater Good-MGG- in summer 2013 Embajadores de Salud started with 8 weeks-lectures in Spanish, provided by Hopkins faculty. The pilot had a great acceptance in the community in partnership with Hopkins and local organizations and community advocates. The closing session of the summer program was Mueveton 2013, which was a recruiting opportunity for upcoming ideas. With the support of medical students organizations like Bienestar and … Continue reading