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 Support your local school and your health this spring by participating in the seventh annual Walk Across Williamson challenge. The countywide contest is designed to promote physical activity among Williamson County students and residents.

Williamson County schools are eligible to work in teams and compete for school mini-grants. The goal is to be active for 60 minutes every day during the month of March. Team members can record their physical activity on a log, which is available here.

Individual participants will also be able to record their activities through the month and are encouraged to set goals for physical activity.

An event to celebrate the completion of Walk Across Williamson is scheduled for Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. at Pinkerton Park in Franklin. The celebration will include special guests, giveaways and drawings for prizes.

Health Education
Health educators provide a variety of health education services to clients, healthcare professionals, schools, staff, and the community. Health educators coordinate activities and presentations that focus attention on health topics and lifestyle choices that will result in positive differences for county residents. Health topics and programs may include:
• Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management courses 
• Falls prevention for senior citizens
Gold Sneaker  training for day care centers
• Pre-natal classes
• STD presentations
• Tobacco education
• Walk Across Williamson
• AND more…
For more information or, to request a presentation or program, call (615) 465-5355 or 465-5350.

Vital Records
Birth and death information in the county is collected and sent to the State of Tennessee, Office of Vital Records. Copies of death certificates are issued upon request. Please note you must go to the county where the death occurred to obtain a copy of a death certificate. To expedite your request for a death certificate in Williamson County, please print and complete the application for death certificate (EnglishSpanish)  and bring with you to the health department. 

Certified copies of birth certificates for persons born in the state of Tennessee – in 1949 or after – may be requested from any local health department in Tennessee. To expedite your request for a birth certificate, please print and complete the application for birth certificate (EnglishSpanish) and bring with you to the health department.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program

WIC is a federal program designed to provide supplemental food to low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children until the age of five. The program provides a combination of nutrition education, supplemental foods, breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals for health care. WIC has proven to be effective in preventing and improving nutrition-related health problems.
Please review the documents you need to bring to your WIC appointment. For more information and to review income eligibility guidelines, visit the State of TN WIC Program website.

Tuberculosis (TB) Control 

Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of tuberculosis patients and contacts are provided. Medication, when needed, is available at the health department.