Baptist Healthy Communities

If you are interested in signing up for Baptist Healthy Communities and have not already done so, please visit baptistcommunities.org. For more information or to make sure your faith organization or community agency is on our list, please contact us at 901-227-3512 or annmarie.wallace@bmhcc.org.

cityCURRENT Virtual Signature Breakfast featuring Darryl Strawberry

Since the pandemic started, substance abuse and related deaths have risen sharply. To help address this growing issue, Baptist and Integrated Addiction Care Assoc. developed a free hotline (833-330-3322) to help anyone facing a crisis or relapse. On Sept. 18, Baptist and cityCURRENT are hosting four-time World Series Champion Darryl Strawberry to share how he has overcome his struggle with drug addiction and other adversities. This event is free and open to anyone who would like to attend. Registration is required.

cityCURRENT Virtual Signature Breakfast featuring Darryl Strawberry
Friday, September 18, 2020
9:00-10:30 a.m. CDT 

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Health Tips

Infectious disease specialist Dr. Stephen Threlkeld answers your questions about COVID-19 testing on the Baptist Better Health Blog. Read the article.  

Childhood vaccinations have decreased since the COVID-19 pandemic started. But it’s important for children and adults to get their recommended vaccinations on schedule. Here’s why.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives much longer than initially anticipated. This article can help you cope with the stress and isolation.

Visit Baptist’s Better Health blog for more health tips or information.

Mark These Dates on Your Calendar

Please visit baptistcommunities.org for a full schedule of events or for more information.

Baptist Centers for Good Grief

Two events are being hosted in support of Baptist Centers for Good Grief during September and October.

4th Annual Miles 4 Milla’s House
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020
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The 4th annual Miles 4 Milla’s House bike ride has been changed to a drive-thru event because of COVID-19. Instead of a group bike ride, participants can pick up their T-shirts from the Baptist Centers for Good Grief, Milla’s House on Sept. 19. The registration deadline is Sept. 14 at noon. Go to miles4milla.org to register.

11th Annual Camp Good Grief 5K: A Virtual Run to Remember
Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020
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The 11th annual Camp Good Grief 5K: A Virtual Run to Remember is scheduled for the weekend of Oct. 4. Participants who register by Sept. 22 will have the opportunity to add their loved one’s name to their T-shirts. Go here to register.

Baptist Centers for Good Grief offer free grief support services for children, teens and adults in midtown Memphis, Collierville, Tennessee, and Jonesboro, Arkansas. Virtual services and counseling are available during the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 901-861-5656 or follow the Baptist Centers for Good Grief on Facebook for more information.

Relay for Life of Memphis
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020
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Baptist Cancer Center is hosting a Relay for Life team. This fundraising event allows participants to remember those who have lost their lives to cancer and provides support and resources for those who are affected by cancer. Join the Baptist team.

Making Strides
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-18, 2020
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Baptist Cancer Center is hosting a Making Strides team. Making Strides works to end breast cancer by supporting breast cancer research and helping patients get the treatment they need.

2020 Komen Memphis-MidSouth Virtual Race for the Cure
Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020
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The 2020 Komen Memphis-MidSouth Virtual Race for the Cure will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31. Participants can run or walk wherever they choose on the day of the event, and are encouraged to share their participation on social media. Go here for more information or to register.

Health Resources

If you would like to order coronavirus (COVID-19) educational materials for your congregation or organization, please complete this order form.

Get Connected

For more information, or to make sure your faith organization is on our list, please call 901-227-3512 or email Ann Marie Wallace at annmarie.wallace@bmhcc.org.

Downloads

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Childhood Obesity

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Fact Sheet - 8.5" x 11"

DIABETES

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Fact Sheets - 8.5" x 11"

END OF LIFE PLANNING

FIVE WISHES

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HEART SERVICES

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MEN'S HEALTH

JUNE MEN'S HEALTH MONTH

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PEDIATRIC SERVICES

SPENCE AND BECKY WILSON BAPTIST CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

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Rack Card - 5.5" x 8.5"

UNIVERSAL PARENTING PLACE

Tri-fold Pamphlet - 8.5" x 11"

STROKE AWARENESS

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Fact Sheets - 8.5" x 11"

WOMEN'S HEALTH

OCTOBER BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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BREAST DENSITY

Fact Sheets - 8.5" x 11"

Women's Reproductive Health

Beautiful Beginnings

App Flyer - 8.5" x 11"

For questions about Baptist Healthy Communities please contact 901-227-3512.