“JUSTWALK” With A Doc Program starts April 12

VISALIA – Healthy Visalia in partnership with Kaweah Delta Health Care District and Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency, will kick off Visalia’s “JustWalk” With a Doc program on Saturday, April 12, at Riverway Sports Park.  

The walk will be led by Dr. Lori Winston, an emergency medicine physician practicing at Kaweah Delta Medical Center, from 8-9 a.m. at Riverway Sports Park, 3611 N. Dinuba Blvd. She will present a talk on the benefits of walking. The series will continue every second Saturday of the month through December.  

“This program has had tremendous success in many other cities around the country. I’m very pleased to be a part of this exciting and simple program that shows improved health results for so many people,” Winston said.  

Walk With a Doc is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve health and well-being.   

This free program requires no pre-registration. During the walk, a healthy topic is presented and healthy snacks are provided. For a schedule, visit www.walkwithadoc.org or www.healthyvisalia.com.  This program is one of several walk with a doc programs in Tulare County.