New Orleans East Hospital will host its first Men’s Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 10am-1pm. The event will consist of a variety of wellness activities to promote the general health of males while providing educational wellness materials, great food, live music, engaging physical fitness, a career fair, as well as a panel discussion. The goal of the Men’s Health Expo is to provide a collective forum in an effort to foster health promotion and prevention awareness for community members so that they may achieve their highest level of wellness.
Dr. Takeisha Davis, President and CEO of New Orleans East Hospital, says, “The Men’s Health and Wellness Expo will be a unique community event that represents a multi-dimensional, complimentary view of health and wellness while heightening awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease amongst our men and boys. The expo will consist of an early morning walk and exercise provided by New Orleans East Hospital’s Sports Medicine department followed by a Cafe of the East healthy smoothies with Jamba Juice with live music by T-Ray the Violinist. Also, lunch catered by Vegan with a Twist with a healthy cooking demonstration. Free health screenings varying from cholesterol, blood pressure, to EKG, prostate cancer, diabetes and many more.
As a multi-dimensional, interactive event, each attendee will also have the opportunity to speak with Career Specialists from JOB1 for our job outreach. We intend to provide community members with experts who will provide employment opportunities. Along with panel discussions on education wellness, financial wellness, and health wellness. “This is really an exciting opportunity for the New Orleans East Hospital to host this health and wellness event for the New Orleans East community,” said Dr. Ronnie Burns, Chairman of the New Orleans East Hospital Board.
The New Orleans East Hospital Men’s Health and Wellness Expo offers the opportunity to see so much in one place and at one location while improving lifestyle and health awareness. If you are interested in improving your health and well being, employment opportunities, or just meeting new people in the community the Men’s Health and Wellness Expo is the place to be on June 22, 2019, at 5620 Read Blvd.
For more information on the New Orleans East Hospital Men’s Health and Wellness Expo, to be an exhibitor, sponsorships, to showcase your company, please contact us at 504-592-6551.