Tag: Tennessee Department of Health

Third Child Dies from Flu in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health has announced a third child has died from the flu in Tennessee this season. The child’s death occurred during the week between Jan. 14 and Jan. 20. Three pediatric influenza-related deaths have been reported in Tennessee this flu season. The season began on Oct. 1, 2023. The first pediatric death …

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Several Deaths Due to Winter Storm in Tennessee

Tennessee Emergency Agency and the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) have confirmed at least 14 people have died as a result of this week’s winter storm. One person died in a vehicle crash on Wednesday near mile-marker 155 on Interstate 24 in Marion County.

Top Baby Names in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health released its top baby names for 2023 on Wednesday. Top 5 Baby Girl Names in Tennessee Charlotte Olivia Amelia Emma Ava   Top 5 Baby Boy Names in Tennessee Liam Oliver James Noah Elijah

Free Flu Shots Wednesday at the Marion County Health Department

The Marion County Health Department, located on 7th St. East in Jasper, will provide free flu shots on Wednesday (Nov. 1). Go to for more information. The free flu shots will be given between 8 AM-6 PM. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Tennessee Department of Health recommend that everyone six …

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Communities and Health Departments Participating in Red Sand Project to End Human Trafficking

The Tennessee Department of Health and community partners across the state will come together to participate in the Red Sand Project from July 25 to 31, 2023, for the fifth consecutive year. ‘’Human trafficking is a hidden crime in our state and across the country because victims rarely come forward to receive help or services,’’ …

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