Women's Health Week
- National Women’s Health Week is a week set aside to make the health of women a priority.
- Women’s Health Week kicks off on Mother’s Day and is celebrated until May 18, 2013.
- Eligibility for services will vary by the type of program.
- Ask your local health department for details, or check out the website information on a specific program.
How to Access Services:
- For services in local health department clinics, contact your local clinic.
- Each county has at least one site.
Reports and Publications
The Department of Health collects data on women’s health from the birth and death certificates and through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
These data include information on pregnancies, births, causes of death, marriages, and divorces.
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System information includes data on smoking, diabetes, mammograms, and pap smears, as examples.
The Department publishes an annual report on women’s health in Tennessee.
For More Information
These links will take you away from the Tennessee Department of Health website.
Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health
- about us - womenshealth.gov
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services