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Tennessee Fall Prevention Initiatives

Tennessee is currently developing its falls prevention coalition.  For more information and to get involved in Tennessee, please contact:

 

Rachel Heitmann
425  5th Avenue North
Nashville, TN.  37243
Phone:  615 741-0368
Email:  Rachel.heitmann@tn.gov

Safety and Injury Control Program
The function of the Safety and Injury Control Program is to develop and implement initiatives and services promoting injury prevention and safety. These endeavors include data collection and dissemination, providing accessibility to related resources and materials, technical assistance to county health departments and local coalitions, collaboration with public and private entities, and coordinating development and evaluation of specific targeted programs. These efforts are applied in order to promote good health safety for a high quality of life for Tennessee residents. For more information, call (615) 253-2551.

Website: http://health.state.tn.us/healthpromotion/index.html

Tennessee State Plan for Public Health: http://health.state.tn.us/statistics/PdfFiles/DepartmentalPlan06.pdf

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