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Information from TN Dept of Health about the Ongoing Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
  • Tennessee Launches New Initiatives for Long-Term Care Facility Residents

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 | 02:00pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee’s Unified Command Group today announced three new initiatives to enhance the well-being and quality of life of Tennesseans in long-term health care facilities. These efforts include expanding options for visitation, relaxing restrictions for resident interactions within LTCFs and the formation of the Tennessee COVID-19 Long-Term Care Task Force.

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  • TDH Updates Reporting Format for COVID-19 Cases

    Thursday, September 03, 2020 | 02:54pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health is improving the format for sharing of data on COVID-19 to update how some metrics are calculated and reflect evolving knowledge of the pandemic. The new format will begin September 3, 2020 and reflect a change in how active cases are calculated and a correction in county of residence for some cases.

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  • Statement On Covid-19 Case Counts For August 31, 2020

    Monday, August 31, 2020 | 02:13pm

    Today’s COVID-19 case count for Tennessee will include an increase in 1,818 new total cases. Of this number, there are 965 positive cases associated with the South Central Correctional Facility in Wayne County. This report of cases also contributes to the high positivity rate for the day. Additional questions about COVID-19 cases associated with this facility should be directed to the Tennessee Department of Correction.

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  • Ensure Your Family is Fully Immunized

    Monday, August 10, 2020 | 11:06am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As children head into a new school year, make sure vaccination is at the top of your checklist! During National Immunization Awareness Month this August, the Tennessee Department of Health encourages parents and caregivers to talk with your doctor, nurse or other health care professional to ensure everyone in your family is up to date on recommended vaccines.

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  • COVID-19 Página Web de Recursos en Español ya Disponible

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 10:18am

    NASHVILLE – El Departamento de Salud de Tennessee y el Grupo de Comando Unificado están proporcionando materiales y recursos adicionales en español sobre COVID-19 para residentes de Tennessee a través de una nueva página web. Estos recursos son accesibles en la página web de TDH en https://tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/covid-19-resources-information-inspanish.html.

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  • COVID-19 Spanish Language Resource Webpage Now Available

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 10:01am

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health and Unified Command Group are providing additional COVID-19 materials and resources for Spanish-speaking Tennesseans through a new webpage. These items are accessible on the TDH website at https://tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/covid-19-resources-information-in-spanish.html.

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  • TDH Daily Covid-19 Data Report Resumes June 29, 2020

    Monday, June 29, 2020 | 02:34pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health today resumed daily data reports on COVID-19 cases and tests in Tennessee. As of June 29, 2020 there have been 42,297 total cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee, including 41,949 confirmed cases and 348 probable cases.

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  • TDH Daily COVID-19 Data Report Delay June 28, 2020

    Sunday, June 28, 2020 | 02:18pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health will not issue data on COVID-19 cases and tests on Sunday, June 28, 2020 due to an unplanned shutdown of the state surveillance system. TDH will resume daily provision of case counts and additional data once the system returns to full functionality and complete and accurate data can be provided.

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  • TDH Updates Reporting for COVID-19 Cases and Tests

    Friday, June 12, 2020 | 01:44pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health is updating the format for sharing of data on COVID-19 to provide a more comprehensive look at the pandemic in Tennessee. The new format will begin June 12, 2020 and will include the addition of probable cases to the daily case counts, and a report of total polymerase chain reaction, or PCR tests completed. These data are updated at 2 p.m. Central time daily on the TDH website at www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html.

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