SALSA provides a series of lectures to inform the Hispanic Community about the factors that raise the risk of contracting chronic illnesses like diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. These classes are taught by health professionals from the Alamance Regional Medical Center.

Our monthly educational program occurs the first Monday of each month in Elmira Recreational Center from 6:15-7:30 pm.

 

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The Latino population in the U.S. grew 58% between 1990 and 2000 and 394% in North Carolina.

The Hispanic Community is growing rapidly in Alamance County.

It has been estimated that the number of Hispanics in Alamance County to be just under 9000.

 

 

The Hispanic community has limited opportunity to access services focused on prevention of chronic disease; as a result, The SALSA Project provides a Series of Educational sessions on Nutrition and Physical activity to members of the Hispanic community.

 

For more information, please contact us at: 336-278-6346