06 Mar February 2018 Newsletter
February 2018: Conversations on Health
All In Speakers Series Launches
NashvilleHealth and the Metro Public Health Department are partnering to host All In: Conversations on Health, a speakers series designed to provide an opportunity for Nashville’s business and community leaders to learn about social determinants of health, local health resources and ways to deepen engagement in developing a health culture.
Infant Vitality Collaborative Reaches Out to Moms
The Nashville Infant Vitality Collaborative (NIVC) is beginning 2018 by sending a special message to expectant and new moms. Happy birthday, happy new year postcards, created by NashvilleHealth, are being shared by the Metro Public Health Department to provide encouragement and support to the moms.
The NIVC Housing Work Group also met recently with Adriane Bond Harris, director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing, to learn more about housing priorities and initiatives in the city. Get involved.
Celebs for Health Campaign Underway
Warner Recording Artist Blake Shelton, Governor Bill Haslam, Senator Bob Corker, the YMCA and Girl Scouts helped us launch our #ImNashvilleHealthy #ImHealthierTN social media campaign last month. With just one Facebook post by Blake Shelton, our healthier living message reached nearly 400,000 people.
Join the movement and use the hashtags #ImNashvilleHealthy #ImHealthierTN.
Baby University Set for March 17
Mark your calendars for Baby University, a community baby shower, resource and information fair, on Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Meharry Medical College’s Cal Turner Family Center.
Community Clinic Opens at Maplewood High
Saint Thomas Health is partnering with Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools to offer primary care medical services at a new community clinic located at Maplewood High School.