WHAT IS COMMUNITY HEALTH HEROES?
The award-winning “Community Health Heroes” public affairs show, sponsored by the United Health Foundation, reaches 80,000 households in Orleans Parish on Cox Communications. The show airs on NOATV (New Orleans Access TV) public access Channel 76 on Thursdays 5:00 a.m./p.m., Fridays at 6:30 a.m., Sundays at 8:30 a.m., Mondays at 5:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 3:30 a.m., and Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. The show repeats throughout the month until the next show airs. Select interview segments from the show, as well as guest photos, are also posted to the show’s Facebook page. The show can also be found on our YouTube Channel.
Community Health Heroes spotlights health and health-related organizations that provide much needed wellness resources and information, so that everyone in the community can strive to live healthier, happier and longer lives.
Our show features an interview format with our host Leslie T. Snadowsky who meets with health, fitness and lifestyle experts to address pressing health matters facing our community including heart health, diabetes, obesity and substance abuse. Guests are invited to address issues that matter most to the local Gulf South community, and give their unique perspective on their areas of expertise and their organizations’ health initiatives.
Community Health Heroes aims to educate the New Orleans community about a variety of health and welfare related topics, so our citizens can live longer, happier and healthier lives.
UNITED HEALTH FOUNDATION
Through collaboration with community partners, grants and outreach efforts, United Health Foundation works to improve our health system, build a diverse and dynamic health workforce and enhance the well-being of local communities.
United Health Foundation was established by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) in 1999 as a not-for-profit, private foundation dedicated to improving health and health care. To date, United Health Foundation has committed more than $240 million to programs and communities around the world. We invite you to learn more at www.unitedhealthfoundation.org.