Councilmember Gray, Dr. Hebert, New Orleans East Hospital To Announce Major Health Initiative Coming To New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – City leaders and health officials will host a special press conference on Monday, June 13, 2016, at New Orleans East Hospital, 5620 Read Blvd., at 10:30 a.m., to announce the arrival of the National African American Male Wellness Walk Initiative. The Wellness Walk is a national initiative that raises awareness of preventable health diseases in African American men. It currently takes place in 11 U.S. cities with over 100,000 participants expected to attend the New Orleans Walk this fall.

         Councilmember James Gray, City Health Director Dr. Charlotte Parent, Dr. Corey Hebert, and New Orleans East Hospital CEO Dr. Takeisha Davis are all scheduled to attend.

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