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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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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 https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-lifestyle/quit-smoking-tobacco/quitting-smoking-and-living-tobacco-free?fbclid=IwAR3cQFSgRYxspKDMfJRXTFUhHc4ZTmeFFzQuhVKBzfYCE-hyE5pUisJHOiw)   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


Health Spotlight: Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

October 05, 2018

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and there’s no better time to cast a spotlight on the most prevalent cancer in the U.S. While there is no magic bullet to prevent cancer, there are some ways that we can reduce our risk. These six healthy habits can help reduce the likelihood of getting breast cancer, as well as other diseases too. Check out the article below for more information. http://time.com/5408514/breast-cancer-prevention/


Upcoming Summit: Community Health in West Tennessee

October 01, 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), 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. Please RSVP to olivia@myhealthytennessee.com to register for this event.


Health Spotlight: Midlife Fitness May Protect Against Depression

September 24, 2018

In addition to improving cardiovascular health, physical fitness can also protect against depression. A study published in JAMA Psychiatry recently reported that middle aged adults’ levels of physical fitness were tied to their risk of depression years later, as well as their risk of death from cardiovascular disease. The more fit adults were, the less likely they were to suffer from depression later in life. This is great news because physical fitness is a modifiable risk factor for depression and cardiovascular health, unlike family history. It is never too late to make healthy changes that can improve your health now… [Read More]