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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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West Tennessee Summit on Community Health

December 08, 2018

Our summit on community health in West Tennessee was held on December 5, 2018 in Jackson. In addition to community health organizations and leaders, we also hosted high school and college students through our new initiative Healthy Tennessee University. It was an exciting day full of productive discussion about partnership opportunities to make our state healthier! Dr. Manny said, “The primary goal of our community health summits is to connect community health leaders so that they can partner with fellow Tennesseans to help everyone live healthier lives. This is a great way to end the year and we are proud… [Read More]


Join us on Facebook Live

November 26, 2018

Can’t make it to Jackson for our next community health summit on December 5? Join the conversation on Facebook Live! We will be broadcasting the summit on our Facebook page from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm CST. Don’t forget to tune in at 12:45 pm CST for our Town Hall discussion, where we’ll also take questions and comments from our Facebook Live audience. If you would like to attend the summit in person, limited space is still available. Email olivia@myhealthytennessee.com to register. We can’t wait for a day of exciting, productive discussion about the top health issues in West Tennessee!


Health Spotlight: Built Environment and Health

November 17, 2018

How do sidewalks, bike lanes, and parks affect healthy lifestyles? What about the distance we travel to the grocery store? How does our built environment affect our health? Our statewide community health summit on Wednesday, December 5 will discuss these questions and more. We’re looking forward to hearing our expert panel discuss how communities in Tennessee (from rural to urban) can plan infrastructure in ways that encourage people to live active lifestyles and connect families with the resources they need to be healthier. To learn more about this hot topic in public health, check out this blog post from the… [Read More]


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]