Health-Focused Alliance Hitting The Road

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(Image courtesy of the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana.) (Image courtesy of the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana.)
INDIANAPOLIS -

Town hall meetings hosted by the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana will come to 16 more cities through mid-October. Friday's kick-off event, which drew more than 300 attendees, took place at the Indiana State of Our Health Summit in Indianapolis. The alliance says the road shows focus on combating tobacco use, infant mortality, opioid abuse and obesity by gathering local leaders, health care providers and public officials to share ideas.

Alliance Chairman Bryan Mills, who is chief executive officer of Indianapolis-based Community Health Network, says "the Alliance and its partners are committed to improving Hoosier health, but we need support and engagement from concerned communities to achieve our goals. Our hope is that by meeting citizens and community leaders where they live and work and providing a forum for sharing ideas, we will build significant grassroots support for the Alliance and its priorities heading into the 2019 legislative session."

The upcoming events include:

  • East Chicago, May 1
  • Gary, May 2
  • South Bend, May 3
  • Fort Wayne, June 12
  • Muncie, June 13
  • Richmond, June 19
  • Connersville, June 20
  • Lafayette, July 11
  • Logansport, July 25
  • Evansville, August 1
  • Terre Haute, August 9
  • Vincennes, August 10
  • Columbus, September 11
  • Bloomington, September 12
  • Madison, October 11
  • Sellersburg, October 12

You can read more about the events by clicking here.

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