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.Learn More
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 TennesseeLearn More
“…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. MannyLearn More
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!Learn More
"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. MannyLearn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.
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!Learn More
We were so honored to be able to provide aid for the wildfire victims. Thank you to our 70 incredible healthcare professionals who volunteered!Learn More
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 communityLearn More
We had the best time providing health screenings for the military and first responders in Smyrna, TN. Thank you for all you do!Learn More
Click to learn more about how we are trying to improve access to preventative healthcare across the state of Tennessee.Learn More
We affect positive health changes by offering Health Fairs across the state of Tennessee! Click below to see a VIDEO of us in action!Learn More
Read some of our Preventive Health Care Tips.Learn More
We are steadily making our way throughout the state! Keep an eye out for our Health Fairs!Learn More
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]
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 email@example.com to register. We can’t wait for a day of exciting, productive discussion about the top health issues in West Tennessee!
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]
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]
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]