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Salinas Valley Health invites the community to Walk With A Doc. Walk With A Doc was launched at Salinas Valley Health as a way to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. Board certified physicians make presentations on specific health topics prior to walking and answer people’s questions during and after the walk. This is a great opportunity to get to know our physicians and ask them questions in an informal, fun and healthy environment. The free walks will take place once monthly, on a selected Saturday morning, with locations varying from Badger Hills Trailhead (Fort Ord National Monument), Salinas Valley Health Medical Center and other outdoor community venues.

The nationwide Walk With A Doc is a non-profit organization started in 2005 and has expanded across the United States; Salinas Valley Health being one of the few registered chapters here on the central coast! Participants can walk at their pace, with friends, or with the group while engaging in conversation with local Salinas Valley Health physicians. Topics that may be covered include Diabetes Management, Chronic Disease Prevention, Cardiac Health, Bone and Joint Health and more!

Walking just 30 minutes a day can reduce the risk of heart disease, improve blood pressure and blood sugar, and reduce the risk of osteoporosis, cancer and even diabetes. Salinas Valley Health looks forward to seeing you at our next Walk With A Doc event!

Take a Step Toward Better Health

Salinas Valley Health invites you to join our physicians and heathcare providers on a monthly walk and talk that will inspire and inform. Let our unique health and wellness programs connect you with your best life.

When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 9:00am – 10:00am

Where: Fort Ord Badger Hills Trailhead
(across from Toro Café on Highway 68)

Topic: Physical Activity & Heart Health

For more information and to reserve your spot, call our Health Promotion Department at 831-759-1890

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presenterJennifer Rodriguez, RN, BSN