Working Together To Find Solutions To The Opioid Crisis: A State-Wide Summit

We are so excited to bring together stakeholders from across the Volunteer State as we aim to find solutions to end the opioid crisis, this August, in the first of its kind summit in Tennessee.

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State of Our State: How Healthy Is Tennessee?

We are very excited to partner with Think Tennessee for the first State of Our State Policy Brief, focused on chronic disease and its associated costs in Tennessee

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Upper East Tennessee Health Care Summmit

“…We are so grateful to each of you for the work you do towards the ambitious goal of improving health care in our state, and we believe that by improving collaboration on these projects within our communities, we can attain this goal for all Tennesseans…” – Dr. Manny

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Memphis Health Fair April 28th

We are very excited to return to Memphis to host our next health screening event and food distribution! Join us on Saturday, April 28th, from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Raleigh Assembly of God Church!

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Gubernatorial Forum on Health Care

"We were so grateful for the opportunity to partner with Lipscomb University to host our candidates for governor for a substantive conversation on such an important issue for folks across the state. It means so much that the candidates at our forum were able to express their visions for improving the health of Tennesseans with such a genuine interest." - Dr. Manny

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Dr. Manny Goes to Washington

Dr. Manny was invited to Washington, D.C. to testify before the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Dr. Manny shared stories from meeting patients through our travels across the state of Tennessee and offered solutions to unleash the power of local communities to help others prevent chronic illness and avoid the high costs of healthcare.

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Lawrence County Health Fair

We had a great time in Lawerenceburg providing free health screenings, fresh food, and education to hundreds of people from the community who turned out. A HUGE thank you to all of our partners, volunteers, and vendors for making this event a possibility.

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Hancock County Health Fair

We are so grateful to our partners, donors, volunteers, vendors, local health professionals, and everyone else who played a role in making it possible to host a successful health fair in Hancock County. It was a pleasure to serve over 300 people who came out from the community. We truly couldn't have done any of this without all of your generosity and support.

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Tennessee Summit on Community Health 2017

It was an incredible two-day health care Summit in Nashville.
Thank you to all of the speakers and participants involved.
Healthy Tennessee was honored to host you.

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Chattanooga Health Fair

Thank you Volkswagen and all of our amazing volunteers for making our Chattanooga Health Fair such a success. We are all about boots on the ground!

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Sevier County Health Fair

We were so honored to be able to provide aid for the wildfire victims. Thank you to our 70 incredible healthcare professionals who volunteered!

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Knoxville Health Fair

We were so proud to partner with Second Harvest Food Bank and UnitedHealthcare at our October 29th Knoxville Health Fair! We screened more than 500 patients. We couldn't do this without our incredible volunteers from the Nashville area and UT Nursing. We could not do what we do without the power of the community

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Smyrna Military Appreciation Health Fair

We had the best time providing health screenings for the military and first responders in Smyrna, TN. Thank you for all you do!

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Healthy Tennessee

Click to learn more about how we are trying to improve access to preventative healthcare across the state of Tennessee.

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Healthy TN in Action!

We affect positive health changes by offering Health Fairs across the state of Tennessee! Click below to see a VIDEO of us in action!

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Healthy Tips for All

Read some of our Preventive Health Care Tips.

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Healthy Tennessee Visits Across the State – Coming Soon to You!

We are steadily making our way throughout the state! Keep an eye out for our Health Fairs!

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Health Spotlight: High Blood Pressure in Younger Years Can Mean Heart Disease Later

November 08, 2018

  A new study published in JAMA this week highlights the potential consequences of having high blood pressure as a young adult. This study tracked nearly 5,000 participants ages 18-30 for an average of 19 years. “About half the group had normal blood pressure of 120/80 or lower. Compared with them, those with elevated pressure — 120-129/80 or higher — were 67 percent more likely to have had cardiovascular problems. People with readings of 130-139/80-89 had a 75 percent increased risk, and those with readings above 140/90 were three and a half times as likely to have some type of… [Read More]

Upcoming Summit on Community Health – 12.5.18

October 29, 2018

Our latest summit on community health in Tennessee is set for Wednesday, December 5th, 2018! Join us in Jackson for a gathering of healthcare stakeholders focused on the top health issues in Tennessee. Topics include chronic disease (such as diabetes, hypertension, and obesity), access to affordable healthcare, the impact of built environment on community health, and opioid abuse. We will hear from speakers and expert panels, and will have a town-hall style discussion opportunity. We are also launching our new initiative, Healthy Tennessee University, at this summit! College and high school students from around Tennessee will be joining us, and… [Read More]

Announcing Healthy Tennessee University

October 23, 2018

    We’re excited to announce our newest initiative, Healthy Tennessee University! We’re inviting high school and college students interested in healthcare to attend our upcoming community health summit on December 5. It’s important to include the voices of students and teens across the state who will be tomorrow’s community leaders in critical discussions about health. Students from multiple schools and universities across West Tennessee will attend the summit to connect with each other and health organizations from around the state. We hope this will be a fun and engaging way for students to learn more about what’s going on in… [Read More]

Health Spotlight: The Benefits of Quitting Smoking Now

October 19, 2018

Quitting smoking can seem like an insurmountable challenge, but the benefits to your health after quitting are even greater! If you’re feeling discouraged, remember that these great things will happen to your health and lifestyle once you say goodbye to tobacco: (Source: American Heart Association   Some benefits of quitting: You’ll be able to exercise or be physically active with less shortness of breath. Your clothes, hair, body, car and home will smell better. Your sense of taste and smell will return to normal. The stains on your teeth and fingernails will start to fade. You’ll save hundreds or thousands… [Read More]

Upcoming Health Fair: Nashville – October 13th

October 05, 2018

Join us in Nashville for our latest health fair – Saturday, October 13th at Jackson Street Church of Christ! FREE health screenings for all ages FREE flu shots for the first 50 interested people Health-focused vendors Food distribution by Second Harvest Food Bank Time: 10am to 1pm Location: 1408 Jackson Street, Nashville, TN 37208