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Healthier Montgomery Hits the Streets

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Health Department has started a movement called Healthier Montgomery to become one of the top ten healthiest counties in the State County Health Rankings and Roadmaps.

This public health movement, designed by Joey Smith, Public Health County Director, is designed to improve residents’ health by taking the best ideas and providing a roadmap that turns those ideas into actions at the street and neighborhood level.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan gives “State of the City” address at Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Power Breakfast

 

Annual Speech lists Goals and Achievements

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan delivered her annual “Clarksville: State of the City” address to a group of about 200 civic leaders who gathered Tuesday morning for the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Power Breakfast.

Highlights included a recap of the City’s major accomplishments in 2016 and a preview of Mayor McMillan’s goals and aspirations for the City in 2017.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Montgomery County Health Department earns Commitment Award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeNashville, TN – Montgomery County Health Department has earned the Commitment Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee recognition program administered by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE).

TNCPE is Tennessee’s only statewide quality program and is patterned on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, the national standard for recognizing role model performance through innovation, improvement, and visionary leadership.

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Clarksville designated a Healthier Tennessee Community

 

City leads Community wide effort to improve Health, Fitness

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN –  Clarksville has earned the designation as a Healthier Tennessee Community for strong collaborative work to improve the health of local citizens.

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness makes the designation through its Healthier Tennessee Communities initiative, which drives better health by engaging local leaders and citizens to support physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco abstinence.

Members of the Mayor’s Fitness Council worked Friday to place HealthyClarksville.com stickers on 3,000 oranges that were distributed from the City of Clarksville’s float during the Clarksville Christmas Parade. Healthy Clarksville is an arm of the Fitness Council which helped Clarksville earn designation as a “Healthier TN Community.”

Members of the Mayor’s Fitness Council worked Friday to place HealthyClarksville.com stickers on 3,000 oranges that were distributed from the City of Clarksville’s float during the Clarksville Christmas Parade. Healthy Clarksville is an arm of the Fitness Council which helped Clarksville earn designation as a “Healthier TN Community.”

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Clarksville Transit System unveils bus wrapped in anti-smoking messages

 

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County Health Department collaborate on Teen Anti-Tobacco Program

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Officials from the City of Clarksville, Clarksville Transit Service and the Montgomery County Health Department joined together at City Hall on Monday to unveil a CTS bus wrapped in several huge anti-smoking messages.

The “rolling billboard” offers slogans and graphics of athletes that are targeted at teen-agers, and make the case that tobacco use is a losing game.

Mayor Kim McMillan, CTS Director Arthur Bing Sr., MCHD Director Joey Smith and members of the MCHD Heath Education Team join in the unveiling of a CTS bus newly wrapped in anti-smoking messages. Funding for the effort comes from the Tennessee Health Department’s allocation of money from a tobacco lawsuit settlement.

Mayor Kim McMillan, CTS Director Arthur Bing Sr., MCHD Director Joey Smith and members of the MCHD Heath Education Team join in the unveiling of a CTS bus newly wrapped in anti-smoking messages. Funding for the effort comes from the Tennessee Health Department’s allocation of money from a tobacco lawsuit settlement.

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Montgomery County Health Department to hold Point-of-Dispensing exercise Tuesday

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Health Department, in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Health, will conduct a full-scale Point of Dispensing (POD) Exercise on Tuesday, September 27th at Apostolic Faith Tabernacle Church, 1470 Golf Club Lane.

At this exercise, health officials will use Montgomery County employees and dependents that wish to receive this year’s flu vaccine for the exercise.

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Montgomery County Health Department Director Joey Smith receives Service Award

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Health Department Director Joey Smith was recently honored as a member of the inaugural class of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s Excellence in Service Awards.

This award recognizes outstanding state employees, in each of the 22 departments, who are progressive leaders for the State of Tennessee Government.

Montgomery County Health Department Director Joey Smith honored with Governor Haslam’s Excellence in Service Award. (L to R) Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Joey Smith and First Lady Crissy Haslam.

Montgomery County Health Department Director Joey Smith honored with Governor Haslam’s Excellence in Service Award. (L to R) Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Joey Smith and First Lady Crissy Haslam.

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Montgomery County Health Department CASPER Survey a Success

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Health Department conducted a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response, also called a CASPER, in our area on Tuesday.

This was completed by teams going door-to-door in 39 previously identified areas and speaking directly with community members about information on the Zika virus and ways to eliminate mosquito breeding grounds.

Montgomery County Public Health Officials conducted a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response on July 26th and 27th, 2016.

Montgomery County Public Health Officials conducted a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response on July 26th and 27th, 2016.

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Montgomery County Health Department along with Local Public Health Officials to Conduct CASPER Survey

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health, in conjunction with officials from the Montgomery County Health Department, will conduct a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response, also called a CASPER, in our area July 26th and 27th.

This CASPER is done by going door-to-door and speaking directly with community members about information on the Zika virus and ways to eliminate mosquito breeding grounds.

Montgomery County Public Health Officials to conduct a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response July 26th and 27th.

Montgomery County Public Health Officials to conduct a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response July 26th and 27th.

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Montgomery County issues Zika Virus Prevention Reminder

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Montgomery County Public Health Director Joey Smith, remind residents and business owners to continue to use the “Tip and Toss” method and “SWAT” actions to prevent mosquito breeding grounds.

“With the first confirmed cases of the Zika virus in an adjoining county, and mosquito season in full swing, it is prudent that we remind the public of ways to prevent mosquito breeding.” said Mayor Durrett.

Mosquito season in full swing. Everyone should take action to prevent mosquito breeding grounds.

Mosquito season in full swing. Everyone should take action to prevent mosquito breeding grounds.

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