Healthy Visalia Committee set to host monthly Walk with a Doc Program March 9 in Visalia
Healthy Visalia Committee set to host monthly Walk with a Doc Program March
9 in Visalia
VISALIA, CA – On Saturday, March 9, from 8-9:15 a.m., the Healthy
Visalia Committee will hold its next Walk with the Doc Program.
The topic for the walk is colon cancer and will take place at Blain Park,
3101 S. Court St. Put on in partnership with Kaweah Delta, Family HealthCare
Network, Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency, Key Medical
Group, Humana, Health Net and the Visalia Parks and Recreation Department,
these walks take place on the second Saturday of the month. They encourage
a healthy and active lifestyle and are open to people of all ages. Walkers
will enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with friendly doctors and
healthcare professionals from Kaweah Delta, Family HealthCare Network
and other local health organizations who will provide support and answer
Dr. Ron Marconi, who serves as the Physician Advisor, encourages everyone
in the community to join the walk. Walking was recently recognized by
the Surgeon General of the U.S. as one of the single most important things
we can do for our health. Walking is low impact; easy to start activity.
It is safe - with a doctor's okay - for people with orthopedic ailments,
heart conditions, and those who are more than 20% overweight.
This is a FREE program and pre-registration is not required. A health topic
will be presented at each walk, healthy snacks will be provided as well
as raffle prizes. A list of walk days will be announced through: