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5/9/2019 - City of Bridgeport Health & Social Services Department Kick Off Annual ‘Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk’


Mayor Joseph P. Ganim
Bridgeport, CT

For Immediate Release
May 9, 2019

For More Information:
Dalmarys Matos 203-576-7201 
dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov

Press Release

City of Bridgeport Health & Social Services Department Kick Off Annual ‘Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk’ 

Bridgeport, CT – The City of Bridgeport Health & Social Services Department has kicked off the annual ‘Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk’ at Seaside Park. The 6-week community walking series will take place each Saturday morning through June 8th. The group will meet at the beautiful Seaside Park near the horse stables and walk from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.
Director of Health & Social Services Maritza Bond said, “I encourage everyone in the community to be a part of the ‘Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk’. This initiative not only gives residents the opportunity to develop healthier habits, but also gives them the chance to engage in health-related conversations with local professionals in the medical field who will be volunteering their time.”

The Walk ‘n Talk schedule is as follows:
Date/Time Location Health Topic

  • Saturday, May 4
    9:00-10:30 AM Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House General Health, Breathing, Reflux, Nutrition and Cognitive Tasks
  • Saturday, May 11
    9:00-10:30 AM Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House Social Services, Nutrition and Physical Therapy
  • Saturday, May 18
    9:00-10:30 AM Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House Health and Nutrition
  • Saturday, May 25
    9:00-10:30 AM Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House Risk Factor Modification to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes
  • Saturday, June 1
    9:00-10:30 AM Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House Breast Cancer Awareness and Nutrition
  • Saturday, June 8
    9:00-10:30 AM Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House General Health, Social Services and Physical Therapy

For more information, please call the Bridgeport Health Department at 203-576-7680.

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