Snapshot

Hamblen County Health Department staff hosted the Incredible Baby Shower on Thursday, August 8. The event, held in the Walters State Community College gym, highlighted many community agencies and local providers that care for pregnant women and new mothers and their children. A total of 382 persons, along with their children, were treated to a variety of health information, healthy snacks, and the opportunity to win door prizes. The event is held in collaboration with World Breastfeeding Week, observed each August. From left are Rebecca Ward with Regina Southerland, event volunteer, Aliana Mathes, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, and Leigh Ann Bolton, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Coordinator.