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Health Dept Encourages People to Quit Smoking With ‘Quit Week’

The Tennessee Department of Health joins partners across the state in celebrating the fifth annual Tennessee Quit Week February 3 - 7, 2020. This...
virus

TDH Announces 2019 Novel Coronavirus Test Results Are Negative

The Tennessee Department of Health has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the individual in Tennessee who was recently...
vaping

Health Dept Issues Statement on Outbreak of Vaping-Associated Lung Injury

The Tennessee Department of Health has received reports of 49 cases of serious lung injury among people who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping...
Swimming

Splash into Summer with Safe Swimming Tips

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and the official opening day for many public pools. The Tennessee Department of Health is celebrating...
measles

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...
man smoking

New Rule Prohibits Smoking in Common Areas, Offices & More

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...

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...