Upcoming Special Events for Public Health Week in Anderson County

During National Public Health Week, the Anderson County Health Department is taking part in a range of activities to boost public health initiatives. On April 1, staff will help patients register to vote and collect hygiene products to give to the Tennessee Out-Reach Center for Homeless. They will also set up an after-school yoga club at Glenwood Elementary in partnership with UT Extension.

On April 2, staff will promote the advantages of outdoor activities at the Anderson County Senior Center and hold a tobacco and vaping prevention program called “Catch My Breath” at Grand Oaks Elementary for fifth graders. Anti-tobacco posters will be distributed to participating schools as well.

April 3 will focus on the remaining sessions of the “Catch My Breath” program for fifth graders, while on April 4 staff will motivate patients to get vaccines and distribute information flyers in the community. The Matter of Balance class at the Senior Center will continue as well.

On April 5, donated hygiene products will be given to the TORCH center for homeless individuals, and staff will be encouraged to take walking breaks during work hours. The week will end with staff attending the “Celebration of a Young Child” event to showcase the health department’s services and promote public health awareness for future generations.

By Aiden Johnson

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