EmblemHealth Healthier for the Holidays Fair Kicks-Off in the Bronx

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EmblemHealth Healthier for the Holidays Fair Kicks-Off in the Bronx

As the holiday season is underway for many New York families, EmblemHealth works alongside local elected officials and community organizations, on Saturday, to kick off its series of Healthier for the Holidays Winter Wonderland events in the Bronx.

12/14/2021

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EmblemHealth Public Relations Office | Email: press@emblemhealth.com

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NYC State Senator and Council Members at Food Donation

Children gathered around the entrance to EmblemHealth’s Winter Wonderland

The Bronx, NY –As the holiday season is underway for many New York families, EmblemHealth, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health insurers, working alongside local elected officials and community organizations, on Saturday kicked off its series of Healthier for the Holidays Winter Wonderland events in the Bronx. Hundreds of Bronx families were on hand to experience the festivities as dozens of children were given free toys in the holiday spirit of giving. Medly Pharmacy also administered Flu and COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters during the event. 

 

“As families and communities come together this holiday season, everyone needs to stay safe and healthy while enjoying the festivities,” said Beth Leonard, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at EmblemHealth. “EmblemHealth’s holiday events are designed to help bring enjoyment and easy access of health care resources to the communities we serve.” 

 

During Saturday’s event, EmblemHealth gave away more than 750 toys to children from the surrounding neighborhoods.

 

More EmblemHealth Healthier for the Holidays events are scheduled throughout New York City in the coming weeks. For more information on future events and how to stay safe this holiday season, visit EmblemHealth.com

EmblemHealth Vice President George Hulse joined by staff, Santa, NYPD’s Community Affairs Unit, and members of the Bronx community

In partnership with EmblemHealth, Medly Pharmacy vaccinates neighborhood resident with flu and COVID-19 vaccines.

About EmblemHealth

EmblemHealth is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health insurers, with 3.2 million members and an 80-year legacy of serving New York’s communities. The company offers a full range of commercial and government-sponsored health plans to employers, individuals, and families, as well as convenient community resources. As a market leader in value-based care, EmblemHealth partners with top doctors and hospitals to deliver quality, affordable care. For more information, visit emblemhealth.com. 

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