Tennessee Makes Major Changes to CON with Tennessee Health Services & Planning Act of 2021

Nov 22, 2021 at 09:20 am by Staff

Tennessee healthcare providers now have a very different certificate of need (CON) law to consider when they plan new facilities or expand services. Tennessee's legislature an.... Read More

New & Noteworthy in Women's Health

May 06, 2021 at 08:26 am by Staff

Ascension Doctors Perform Innovative 'Hot Chemotherapy' In April, Ascension Saint Thomas announced Jason Barnett, MD, and Michael Stany, MD, became the first gynecological onc.... Read More

Sep 09, 2020 at 08:59 am by Staff

Update 9/8 It's too soon to know if Labor Day will have an impact on COVID-19 cases in Tennessee, yet. However, we do know the city and state have seen upticks following Memor.... Read More

Update 9/3

Sep 03, 2020 at 04:20 pm by Staff

The Tennessee Department of Health has made some changes to the way they are reporting 'recovered/inactive' cases and have also reassigned some case numbers to different count.... Read More


Sep 03, 2020 at 04:09 pm by Staff

New Resources Include County Data Snapshots The Tennessee Department of Health is improving the format for sharing of data on COVID-19 to update how some metrics are calculate.... Read More

The Faces of Opioid Addiction

Sep 09, 2019 at 06:42 pm by Staff

TDH Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness, Create Change In mid-July, the Tennessee Department of Health launched a new awareness campaign that underscores the toll of the opi.... Read More

State on Lookout for Hep A, Vaping-Associated Respiratory Illness

Sep 06, 2019 at 03:30 pm by Staff

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is on the lookout for additional hepatitis A cases and also asking healthcare providers to be alert to serious respiratory illness tha.... Read More

Human Trafficking a Public Health Issue in Tennessee

Jan 21, 2019 at 11:25 am by Staff

January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month Human trafficking is a public health concern that affects individuals, families and communities here in N.... Read More

Tennessee Department Of Health Warns Of Phone Scam Attempt

Apr 08, 2018 at 12:02 am by Staff

The Tennessee Department of Health has been notified by several people in Tennessee and other states of a potential scam in which people are contacted via telephone by a calle.... Read More

Building Bridges

Apr 04, 2018 at 03:41 pm by Staff

Anthony Making a Difference with TDH Some people just seem born to make a difference. Such was the case for Monique Anthony, MPH, CHES, director of the Office of Minority Heal.... Read More