Volume 51, Number 33

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, August 14, 2014

Public Health Week April 2-8

Public Health Week April 2-8submitted
National Public Health Week has been observed by communities across our country and across Tennessee since 1955. During the week of April 2-8, 2012 the Tennessee Public Health Association encourages you to join us in celebrating this year's Public Health Week with the theme "A Healthier Tennessee Begins Today" by helping to raise awareness of prevention efforts and the importance of wellness in your community.


Shown signing the proclamation for Public Health Week is Pickett County Executive Johnie Neal. At left: Brenda Winningham, Office Supervisor; Andy Langford, County Director, Sheila Moon, Nursing Supervisor; Summer Matthews, Health Educator.
Focus areas for this year's celebration include prevention and wellness in the areas of healthy living and healthy eating. The importance of using preventive measures to live longer and healthier lives is vital to creating a healthier Tennessee. Pickett County Health Department encourages you to take preventive action to improve your health and the health of your family and community. For more information contact Pickett County Health Department at 931-864-3178.

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