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Neighborhood Carnicería joins Washoe County Well being District to incentivize healthier meals possibilities for the Latino Neighborhood


May 26, 2023

Could 25, 2023. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Washoe County Well being District (WCHD) has partnered with Carnicería Tres Amigos on Sutro Street to improve choice of healthier foods that residents in underserved communities can access. This is the initial Latino market place to join The Healthier Corner Retailer project.

Carnicerías, or butcher shops, are go-to retailers for a lot of Washoe County residents due to their handy places and excellent components to make Latin American meals.

As the newest participating shop of the Healthier Corner Retailer Project, Carnicería Tres Amigos now has bilingual signage and literature to motivate and/or educate buyers to make healthier selections, with the target of enhancing overall health disparities and chronic illnesses when intentionally and authentically reaching the neighborhood members this carnicería serves.

What: Media is invited to Carnicería Tres Amigos to find out far more about this new partnership and see firsthand how the project aims to boost overall health disparities. Interviews will be offered in English and Spanish

Who: The Washoe County Well being District (WCHD) has partnered with Carnicería Tres Amigos on Sutro Street to improve choice of healthier foods to Latino residents by way of the Healthier Corner Shops Project

When: Friday, Could 26th at ten:30 a.m.

Exactly where: Carnicería Tres Amigos, 2145 Sutro St. #five, Reno, NV 89512

Note: Interested media, please RSVP to Ivet Contreras, ic@icmediastrategy.com

The Healthier Corner Retailer project, greater recognized as Grab Healthier, is a collaboration with shop owners to stock and market place healthier foods in neighborhood corner retailers. WCHD gives shop owners and managers guidance on what foods to obtain, advertising and education supplies, and bins to show the healthier foods the shop owners/managers are then accountable for the obtain of the items. The initial pilot project started with 3 regional corner retailers participating in 2022: 7-Eleven – 1770 Sutro St. Reno, NV 89512, Reno Meals &amp Discount Liquor – 1123 E 6th St. Reno, NV 89512, and Vassar Industry – 1870 Vassar St. Reno, NV 89502.

WCHD is optimistic to continue expanding the system and get far more retailers involved. Retailer owners/managers interested in participating in the Healthier Corner Retailer project, can get in touch with Amanda Santos at 775-328-6158, e mail arsantos@washoecounty.gov, or pay a visit to https://www.washoecounty.gov/overall health/applications-and-solutions/cchs/chronic-illness-prevention/Neighborhood-tools/HCS.php.

For further facts about the system please pay a visit to GetHealthyWashoe.com.

The Washoe County Well being District is nationally accredited by the Public Well being Accreditation Board and has jurisdiction more than all public overall health matters in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County by way of the policy-creating Washoe County District Board of Well being. The District consists of 5 divisions: Administrative Well being Solutions, Air Top quality Management, Neighborhood and Clinical Well being Solutions, Environmental Well being Solutions and Epidemiology &amp Public Well being Preparedness. Additional information can be discovered right here.