Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner says he doesn’t want Tennesseans to panic when they travel, and he wants them to pay attention to the facts about the disease.
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Tennessee happens to have the kinds of mosquitoes that could transmit the Caribbean virus. And it also happens to be peak season for group mission trips to nations hard-hit by Chikungunya, such as Haiti.
Tennessee’s top health officials didn’t set out to promote electronic medical records when they visited the state capitol last week. But in recounting their investigation of the deadly meningitis outbreak, they essentially handed lawmakers a test case for what value e-records can bring.
People who received tainted steroid injections aren’t in the clear just yet, according to Tennessee’s Health Commissioner. His comments come as health officials are seeing new types of infections linked to the shots
Pain management clinics in Tennessee will face new, stricter rules after the first of the year, as the state tries to clamp down on the over-prescribing of pain medications.
Con artists are posing as health inspectors in an effort to scam Tennessee restaurants.
Tennessee has now received a million doses of the H1N1 vaccine since it began inoculating the public against the virus in October.
A new report card on the health of Tennessee women is out. It’s heavy on Cs, Ds, and Fs, but there are signs of improvement.
Tennessee Department of Health is already gearing up for the coming flu season, now complicated by H1N1, or the “swine flu” virus.
Tennessee health officials announced the state’s first probable instance of swine flu is now its first confirmed case of the virs.