Despite living in the area of nearly 1,700 nonprofits, three hospitals and countless medical providers, minorities in Hamilton County experience much higher rates of disease and poor health than their white counterparts. But some members of Chattanooga’s religious community want to change those statistics.
Representatives from 13 different local churches gathered at Cempa Community Care on Saturday to begin forming a Faith-based Health and Wellness Council. The group wants to leverage Chattanooga’s strength as a churchgoing city in order to stamp out health disparities. . . . Read the full article by clicking here!