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Native Carnicería joins Washoe County Well being District to incentivize more healthy meals choices 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 Avenue to extend choice of wholesome meals that residents in underserved communities can entry. That is the primary Latino market to affix The Wholesome Nook Retailer challenge.

Carnicerías, or butcher retailers, are go-to shops for a lot of Washoe County residents as a consequence of their handy areas and supreme substances to make Latin American meals.

As the most recent collaborating retailer of the Wholesome Nook Retailer Venture, Carnicería Tres Amigos now has bilingual signage and literature to encourage and/or educate shoppers to make more healthy decisions, with the purpose of bettering well being disparities and continual sicknesses whereas deliberately and authentically reaching the group members this carnicería serves.

What: Media is invited to Carnicería Tres Amigos to be taught extra about this new partnership and see firsthand how the challenge goals to enhance well being disparities. Interviews can be accessible in English and Spanish

Who: The Washoe County Well being District (WCHD) has partnered with Carnicería Tres Amigos on Sutro Avenue to extend choice of wholesome meals to Latino residents by means of the Wholesome Nook Shops Venture

When: Friday, Could twenty sixth at 10:30 a.m.

The place: Carnicería Tres Amigos, 2145 Sutro St. #5, Reno, NV 89512

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

The Wholesome Nook Retailer challenge, higher often known as Seize Wholesome, is a collaboration with retailer homeowners to inventory and market wholesome meals in neighborhood nook shops. WCHD supplies retailer homeowners and managers steering on what meals to buy, advertising and marketing and coaching supplies, and bins to show the wholesome meals; the shop homeowners/managers are then accountable for the acquisition of the merchandise. The preliminary pilot challenge started with three native nook shops collaborating in 2022: 7-Eleven – 1770 Sutro St. Reno, NV 89512, Reno Meals & Low cost Liquor – 1123 E sixth St. Reno, NV 89512, and Vassar Market – 1870 Vassar St. Reno, NV 89502.

WCHD is optimistic to proceed rising this system and get extra shops concerned. Retailer homeowners/managers keen on collaborating within the Wholesome Nook Retailer challenge, can contact Amanda Santos at 775-328-6158, electronic mail arsantos@washoecounty.gov, or go to https://www.washoecounty.gov/well being/programs-and-services/cchs/chronic-disease-prevention/Neighborhood-tools/HCS.php.

For extra details about this system please go to GetHealthyWashoe.com.

The Washoe County Well being District is nationally accredited by the Public Well being Accreditation Board and has jurisdiction over all public well being issues in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County by means of the policy-making Washoe County District Board of Well being. The District consists of 5 divisions: Administrative Well being Companies, Air High quality Administration, Neighborhood and Scientific Well being Companies, Environmental Well being Companies and Epidemiology & Public Well being Preparedness. Extra information may be discovered right here.


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