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Health Department

Lentz Public Health Center
2500 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN  37209
(615) 340-5616

Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30
Lentz Clinic Hours:  We accept walk-ins
from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday


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The mission of the Metro Public Health Department is to protect, improve, and
sustain the health and well‐being of all people in Metropolitan Nashville.

"People Creating Healthy Conditions Everywhere"

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  • Resolve to be Ready!

    It is recommended that families consider these three ideas when making an emergency plan: who to call, where to meet and what to pack.

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  • National Food Safety Education Month

    September is National Food Safety Education Month, a perfect time for busy families to consider the importance of food safety.

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  • Suicide Is Preventable.

    Know the Signs. Find the Words. Reach Out. Pain isn't always obvious. Take the time to learn what to do now, so you're ready to be there for a friend or loved one when it matters most.

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  • Get Covered Tennessee

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the nation’s health reform law enacted in March 2010. ACA enrollment begins October 1, 2013 for coverage beginning January 1, 2014.

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  • High/Low Restaurant Scores of the Week

    The Metro Public Health Department's Food Division provides protection from the threat of foodborne illnesses by conducting inspections among Davidson County's food service establishments

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