Ontario Fury and IEHP Partner to Improve Community Health

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA., January 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ontario Fury, from Ontario professional indoor soccer team, and Inner Empire Health Plan (IEHP) are teaming up this season to connect residents to needed community health resources, including access to vaccines.

To kick off the partnership, the health plan’s marketing team will work with Ontario Fury to host interactive social media interviews, promote vaccination clinics, and more.

“This partnership is a dynamic step forward for the promotion of community health in our region,” said Cesar Armendariz, Senior Director of Community Health at IEHP. “As families begin to enjoy events and activities again, it is important that vaccines and health information remain accessible and prioritized to protect everyone. This partnership enables both organizations to engage with our communities in fun and exciting way than ever before, and we look forward to delivering positive health messages to our IE community and football fans!”

The Ontario Fury season has begun December 15 in a home opener at Toyota Arena in Ontario, California., and will cross April 2022. During their season, the partnership will also honor first responders by hosting an evening of heroes in the spring.

“Ontario Fury is thrilled to partner with such an incredible organization like IEHP,” said Jimmy Nordberg, head coach of the Ontario Fury. “With the common goals and vision of our managing partner, Mr. Jeffrey Burum, to help the community and inspire others to become champions, it was perfect. The IEHP will truly help the community and the Ontario Fury in our mission to be #ChampionshipBound!”

To learn more about the Ontario Fury or view the season schedule, visit ontariofury.com.

About IEHP
With a mission to heal and inspire the human spirit, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is one of the top 10 Medicaid health plans and the nation’s largest nonprofit Medicare-Medicaid plan. In his 25and year, the IEHP accompanies more than 1.4 million inhabitants in Riverside and Saint Bernardine counties that are enrolled in Medicaid or Cal MediConnect plans and has a growing network of more than 7,300 providers and nearly 2,500 team members. Through vibrant partnerships with providers and community organizations, coupled with award-winning service and a tradition of quality care, IEHP is fully committed to its vision: We will not rest until our communities enjoy optimal care and vibrant health. For more information, visit iehp.org.

SOURCE Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP)

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