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Tennessee legislators need to hear from you!

RHA of TN is following bills related to the below topics. Please plan on joining us March 23rd to discuss these bills and/or take a few minutes to contact your state representative and senator.
  • Telehealth
  • Nursing graduates
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Motorcycle helmet exemption
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Tobacco

Rural Early Childhood Toolkit
The Rural Health Information Hub
has compiled evidence-based models and resources to support rural communities and organizations implementing early childhood health promotion programs.

The learning modules provide resources and information focused on developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining rural programs for health promotion in early childhood.
Men's Health Report Card
Vanderbilt University's Center for Research on Men's Health released the 2020 Men's Health Report Card. The report monitors the health and well-being of men in Tennessee and aims to inform policy strategies.

In partnership with Tennessee Men's Health Network and others, they've produced a social medial toolkit to help raise awareness of men's health issues.
  • March 23rd - Rural Health Association of Tennessee Advocacy Visits Prep Call, 10:00 - 12:30pm Central Time - We'll be going over bills we are actively supporting or opposing and showing recorded messages from state legislators. Register

  • March 23rd - Lunch and Learn: Health Equity at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, Geography and Prosperity hosted by Tennessee Department of Health, Office of Minority Health 12:00 - 1:00pm Central. Event Calendar

  • March 25th - Leveraging Telemedicine to Fully Staff Rural Hospitals and Deliver Quality Care. Hosted by THA 12-1:00pm Central. Register

  • *A few spots are still open!* April 7th - Rural Health Association's Leadership Academy Begins Details

  • April 13th - Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon (DEAL). A free virtual event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. CT to broaden commitment to disability employment as a sustainable business solution and to share the skills that make it possible. Learn more at Disability Rights TN.

Grants & Resources

*Members applying for grants may ask for technical assistance and/or letters of support via this form.
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Decaturville, TN 38329