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Health Committee

Commission: To provide health related resources to the Hispanic community at large by:

  • promoting Hispanic students into healthcare tracks
  • researching health policy issues affecting Hispanic community in Lehigh Valley
  • collaborating with Hispanic community partners regarding health education and services.

Health Committee Members:

Carmen Guzman McLaughlin, Chair
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Myra Piña
Fé Foundation

Genesis Ortega
WLVT PBS 39

Ivette Orench
AmeriHealth Caritas PA

Miriam Rivera, CVA
Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley

Good news to share:  The PA Department of Health in partnership with Latino Connection and Highmark Blue Shield has launched the first statewide COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinic tour to provide vaccinations and education to underserved communities. The mobile unit CATE (Community Accessible Testing and Education) will be providing COVID-19 vaccinations free of charge at the Boys and Girls Club Bethlehem (1430 Fritz Dr., Bethlehem PA, 18017) next month on May 05, 2021 between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm.  Pre-registration is required.  To view the schedule and register, click on the link below:

Tour Schedule – CATE Mobile Response Unit (catemobileunit.com)

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