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Impacting our Community

Tanner Health System is a nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve — not to generate revenues for shareholders.

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Building Healthy Communities

Where you live has a huge influence on your health.

It’s hard to choose healthy meals if the only options near you are fast food or prepackaged, processed convenience store fare. It’s more difficult to be physically active if you’re not near parks, sidewalks or other opportunities to exercise.

A key part of making west Georgia a healthier place to live is empowering residents to make healthier choices. Through Get Healthy, Live Well, we’re working to help design and build healthier communities.

Through strategy, planning — and commitment from local leaders — changes in community planning and design can (and do) lead to meaningful changes in a community’s health.


Blogs

Signs of Cervical Cancer: What Women Need to Know
Signs of Cervical Cancer: What Women Need to Know

Know the key signs of cervical cancer and what you can do to prevent the disease.

Preparing for Radiation Therapy to Fight Cancer
Preparing for Radiation Therapy to Fight Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is life-changing and brings fear, uncertainty and stress for the patient and loved ones. But, with encouraging advancements in treatments, including radiation therapy, there’s also hope for more positive outcomes — improved cure and remission rates, and greater life expectancy and quality of life.

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