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Chester County Health Department wears blue for Human Trafficking Awareness Month

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Chester County Health Department wore Blue Wednesday, January 11, 2023, for the National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Through mid-December 2021, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Hotline had received 1,185 tips or leads related to human trafficking concerns. This January, which is recognized as National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the Tennessee Department of Health encourages Tennesseans to learn risk factors, red flags, and resources for human trafficking that could help save a life. If you think you may know someone who needs help or have met a potential victim of human trafficking, please contact the Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-855-558-6484 or text “BeFree” to 233722. For more information on human trafficking, visit https://www.acf.hhs.gov/otip/about/what-is-human-trafficking. Pictured left to right are: Shelby Van Fleet, N.P.; Cindy Brittian, Sherry Ross, Shonda Little, RN; and Public Health Educator, Mia McNeal.

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