30+ Businesses Come Together In Brooklyn To Support The Improvement of NYC’s Overall Health

Over 30 businesses and organizations have joined the Healthy NYC Expo, in support of improving the overall health for all New Yorkers. The list of supporting partners include some of NYC’s most recognizable brands; ShopRiteEmblemHealthUnitedHealthcareSenior Whole HealthVita CocoAdvantage Care PhysiciansWellCareBrookdale Hospital, and Kings County Hospital, just to name a few. (See the full list below).

Developed to create excitement and engagement around the topic of healthcare in New York City, the Healthy NYC Expo presented by ShopRite is set for this Saturday, November 4th, 2017 from 10am to 4pm at the Brooklyn Sports Club.

“We are excited to participate in the Health NYC Expo, which serves as an opportunity to provide helpful information during this Open Enrollment season. At EmblemHealth, we are committed to initiatives that bring resources to the communities we serve and we look forward to telling Brooklyn residents about the wide range of plans we have available to suit their healthcare needs.” – Courtney Jay, Director of Corporate Communications for EmblemHealth.

Healthy NYC is a citywide initiative, with Brooklyn acting as the launching pad. The organizers have plans to produce one expo in each borough every year, as a way to galvanize community influencers, families, millennials, seniors, caregivers and healthcare professionals, around the idea of improving the overall Population Health of New York City.

In addition to over 30 exhibitors covering healthcare, fitness and nutrition, the expo provides attendees with tips and resources to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Event activities include medical screenings, prizes and giveaways, 90’s Hip Hop Spin (cycling) ClassLauryn Hill inspired yoga, cooking demonstrations, Zumba, a Mental Health Roundtable Discussion, an exclusive Open Enrollment Medicare / Medicaid information session,  Free student dance classes by Purelements Dance Company, health insurance options and much more.

Andrew Kent, Executive VP, ShopRite explained, “We are dedicated to the wellbeing of the communities we serve, which is why partnering with JIG Media on the Healthy NYC initiative was such an easy decision.”

Matthew Cofrancesco, Executive Director, Brooklyn Sports Club stated, “We are excited to be part of the Healthy NYC Expo, which will be a great event for the entire community. The Brooklyn Sports Club has been serving Brooklyn residents for many years, and we truly enjoy being able to help improve the health and well-being of our friends and neighbors.”

With an expected attendance of over 1,000 and digital reach of over 50,000, the Healthy NYC platform is poised to become NYC’s go to destination for healthcare information. New Yorkers from every borough and neighborhood are invited to attend each expo.

Event registration will remain open until event day: healthynyc.com/expo.

To become a partner, vendor, or sponsor for the upcoming Healthy NYC Expo, contact JIG Media at 718.285.9351 or send an email to expo@healthynyc.com

List of Partners

ShopRite

JIG Media

Senior Whole Health

New York Life

ENY District Leader Nikki Lucas

NYC Dept of Finance

WellCare

EmblemHealth

Advantage Care Physicians

NYC Veterans Services

Kings County Hospital

Brooklyn Sports Club

Key Collegiate Charter School

Animal Care Centers of NYC

Vita Coco

Brookdale Hospital

Center for Independence of the Disabled

Advanced Hearing Center

Curl Sisters

Thrive NYC

Kota the Friend

Tradition Home Care

Grow NYC

United HealthCare

Department of Aging

Clear Caption

Legal Shield

NYC ID

Access A Ride

Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC)

Family Health and Cardiac Center

Pure Elements

Lions Club

Youth Advocacy Corps.

Mental Health Project of East New York

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