Anderson County Health Department Promotes Public Health through Various Events during National Week

Anderson County Public Health Week to Feature Exciting Special Events

During National Public Health Week, the Anderson County Health Department is hosting various events to promote public health. On April 5th, staff will be encouraged to walk at work and donate hygiene products to the Tennessee Out-Reach Center for Homeless. They are also partnering with UT Extension to offer an after-school yoga club at Glenwood Elementary.

On April 6th, staff will host a tobacco/vaping prevention program called “Catch My Breath” at Grand Oaks Elementary for fifth graders. Anti-tobacco signage will be dropped off at participating schools. Additionally, on this day, staff will promote outdoor activities at the Anderson County Senior Center with their Matter of Balance class.

On April 7th, staff will attend the “Celebration of a Young Child” event to promote the future of public health. The Anderson County Health Department Director Charles Turner expressed pride in the hard work of their staff and the services they provide to the community. The department offers programs such as CHANT, GIFTS, and TNSTRONG to support the health and well-being of residents.

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