TDH Urges Tennesseans Most at Risk for Hepatitis A to Get Vaccinated

The Tennessee Department of Health and numerous state and local partners continue to investigate and respond to a large, multi-state hepatitis A outbreak. More than 2,000 cases of hepatitis A have been confirmed in Tennessee, including 13 resulting in the deaths of the patients....


Watts Bar “Bee-Team” Saves Swarming Hive

When a swarm of bees descended on Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, one beekeeping employee knew just what to do. Thanks to his know-how and connections, these important pollinators are surviving and thriving today.....


Joint Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Four Arrests

An investigation by Special Agents with the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, detectives with the Cleveland Police Department, and investigators with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of two Tennessee men, and two men from Georgia....


Music and Racing Come Together in 2020

For the first time in history, Bristol’s racing and music combine for the ultimate 10-day experience for fans. It’s all happening throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia Sept. 10-19, 2020.....


First Lady Maria Lee Announces 1,400 Service Hours Completed by Kids in Summer Challenge

Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee announced that kids from across the state completed 1,400 hours of service during the first annual Tennessee Kids Serve Summer Challenge.....


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    Tennessee Hepatitis A Outbreak

    TDH is working with local health officials and other partners to respond to this outbreak. Those considered at high risk for hepatitis A infection in this outbreak include people who abuse drugs, people experiencing homelessness and men who have sex with men. Notably, this outbreak has had a high hospitalization rate among those infected with hepatitis A......



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    Good Karma: An Immigrant Story

    “Good Karma: An Immigrant Story” tells the heartwarming story of Karma Tenzing, a successful Wall Street broker who leaves New York to return to his home country of Nepal on a mission to create social change and improve the country.....

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    Let's encourage each other

    It sounds simple to do, however, it is not always that easy to do. A lot of us don't feel comfortable dishing out compliments. Sometimes we feel that the other person receiving the compliment will question the reason for the nice words. Or they are unconfident with themselves and immediately begin to deny the kind words.....

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