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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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UWG Community Wellness

The University of West Georgia Health and Community Wellness Program connects university students with volunteer opportunities for health and wellness outreach throughout west Georgia. 

The program provides students with real-world experiences focused on serving others, so they can make a positive impact in their communities. These experiences prepare them to take on professional roles in hospitals, schools, fitness centers and many other community health facilities.

Learning through Service

Since the program began, participating students have contributed over 2,000 hours of service for numerous Get Healthy, Live Well initiatives, including:

  • Cooking Matters
  • Get Healthy Kids
  • Faith-Based Health and Wellness Activities
  • Kids Health Exhibit
  • Move It Mondays
  • Nutrition Education
  • Photovoice
  • Pop-Up Grocery Store Tours
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Learn More

Read more about how University of West Georgia is advancing health and wellness in west Georgia.

 

Blogs

Prenatal Yoga: Maintaining Fitness During Pregnancy
Prenatal Yoga: Maintaining Fitness During Pregnancy

Find out how prenatal yoga can help you stay healthy and comfortable.

How to Recognize and Avoid Parenting Burnout
How to Recognize and Avoid Parenting Burnout

As a parent, you face many challenges. However, if you feel like nothing is going right in your life and it seems an uphill battle every day, you may be experiencing parenting burnout.

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