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Dept of Health Confirms First Tennessee Measles Case for 2019

The Tennessee Department of Health is investigating a case of measles after the State Public Health Laboratory confirmed a positive test for the illness...
hepatitis A vaccine

TN Dept of Health Responds to Hepatitis A Outbreak

The Tennessee Department of Health continues to investigate and respond to a hepatitis A outbreak impacting the state with more than 400 cases of...
suicide prevention

Save Lives by Learning Warning Signs for Suicide

Suicide is one of the top causes of death in Tennessee, but each life lost to suicide is a preventable death. Suicidal thoughts can...
No Smoking Sign

New Rule Bans Smoking in Public Housing Units

from tn.gov/health Smoking is now prohibited in public housing units across Tennessee and the U.S. The smoke-free rule went into effect July 31, 2018 and...
heat exhaustion

Parents, Coaches Urged to Protect Youth Athletes from Heat

Have your fun in the sun, but take steps to protect yourself and your family against heat-related illness. The Tennessee Department of Health is...
mosquito

Dept of Health Urges People to Beware of Tick and Mosquito-Borne...

Spring is here and that means many people are getting more active outdoors. It’s also the time when ticks and mosquitoes become active in...
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Massage Therapist Accused of Inappropriate Contact While Working at Local Facility

The Tennessee Board of Massage Licensure has summarily suspended the license of Christian Wells, a resident of Murfreesboro, Tenn. The suspension became effective October...

TN Dept of Health Concerned Over Mumps Outbreak in Arkansas

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Mumps, the illness many associate with childhood, can infect people of all ages and has been on the rise as some...

“Fight The Bite” Efforts Important To Protect All Tennesseans

The Tennessee Department of Health confirms there have been 24 persons diagnosed with Zika virus disease in Tennessee this year. Cases of locally transmitted Zika...
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Tennessee Department of Health Clinics Offer Free Flu Vaccine

Tennessee’s county health department clinics are now offering flu vaccine to people of all ages at no cost to patients until vaccine supplies are...