Useful Links

  • American Cancer Society
    The American Cancer Society links healthy choices that begin in childhood with prevention of cancer. 
    http://www.cancer.org/
  • American Diabetes Association
    The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes.
    http://www.diabetes.org/
  • American Heart Association
    The American Heart Association provides helpful tips about healthy living.
    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
  • Blount County Community Health Initiatives
    Blount County has several active community health initiative action teams.  
    http://blounthealth.org/
  • Centers for Disease Control
    The CDC offers information on many healthy factors that influence student achievement.
    http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/
  • CoverKids
    CoverKids provides free, comprehensive health coverage for qualifying children 18 and younger. The coverage includes an emphasis on preventive health services and coverage for physician services, hospitals, vaccinations, well-child visits, healthy babies program, developmental screenings, mental health, vision and dental care.
    http://www.covertn.gov/web/cover_kids.html
  • Kid Central TN
    Be sure to check out this link for fun summer learning ideas. 
    https://www.kidcentraltn.com/
  • Let's Move
    Parents and caregivers play a key role in not only making healthy choices for children and teaching children to make healthy choices for themselves. But in today’s busy world, this isn’t always easy. So Let’s Move! offers parents and caregivers the tools, support and information they need to make healthier choices while instilling healthy eating habits in children that will last a lifetime
    http://www.letsmove.gov/eat-healthy
  • Maryville, Alcoa & Blount County Parks and Recreation Commission
    The Maryville, Alcoa and Blount County Tennessee Parks & Recreation Commission offers a recreational resources for families of Blount County. Click here to access the Ready, Set, Move! recreational resource guide in pdf format. 
    http://www.parksrec.com/
  • Meningitis Q & A
    Helpful information on meningitis.
    http://www.cdc.gov/meningococcal/about/index.html
  • Partnership for a Drug-Free America
    Partnership for Drug-Free America provides healthful tips for parents and their children about staying drug-free. 
    http://www.drugfree.org/
  • School Health Index
    The School Health Index is available at this site. This tool is used by the Healthy School Teams at all Maryville City Schools to evaluate each school's culture of health and then formulate an action plan for improvement.
    http://nccd.cdc.gov/DASH_SHI/default/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fdash_shi
  • Team Nutrition
    Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity. 
    http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/team-nutrition
  • TENNderCARE
    Make sure babies, children, teens and young adults receive the health care they need. Good health begins at birth, so it’s important to Check In, Check Up and Check Back.
    http://www.tn.gov/tenncare/tenndercare/index.shtml
  • Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network
    The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) is the statewide organization responsible for implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention as defined by the 2001 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
    http://tspn.org/