Department of Health

Tennessee Promotes “Healthy Communities, Healthy Babies” for National Birth Defects Awareness Month

Jan 19, 2023 at 11:31 am by WGNS Radio News

The Tennessee Department of Health is recognizing National Birth Defects Awareness Month in January 2023 to encourage healthy choices and habits for prospective parents to hel.... Read More

TN Dept. of Health Will Use Federal Grant Award To Reduce Pregnancy-Related Deaths in Tennessee

Sep 06, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health has received a $5M competitive federal grant to fund community and clinical programs that improve Tennessee’s maternal health outcomes.... Read More

Communities Participating In Red Sand Project to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

Jul 22, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health and community partners in Rutherford County and across the state will come together during Human Trafficking Awareness Week, July 24-30, t.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Received the Tennessee Department of Health BEST Award for Efforts to Decrease Infant Mortality

Apr 27, 2022 at 06:40 pm by WGNS

In 2020, more than 6 out of every 1,000 infants in Tennessee did not make it to their first birthday. In an effort to save lives, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford has partner.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Recognizes World Birth Defects Day

Mar 01, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health recognizes World Birth Defects Day on March 3, 2022, joining other birth defect prevention organizations, including the World Health Organiz.... Read More

TN Department of Health Recognizes Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Jan 10, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

This new year, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) continues to urge Tennesseans to prioritize their health. One way to live a healthier version of yourself is to take st.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Releases Reconciled 2021 COVID-19 Data

Dec 27, 2021 at 08:50 pm by WGNS

Today, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) released year-end, reconciled COVID-19 data, process improvements and previewed 2022 operational priorities.“Year-end dat.... Read More

TENNESSEE: The Red Sand Project to Focus on Human Trafficking

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:11 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health and community partners across the state join together for the third consecutive year to participate in the Red Sand Project during Human Tra.... Read More

TN Department of Health To Address COVID-19 Health Disparities

Jun 04, 2021 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health today announced receipt of a $38.8 million award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to address COVID-19 health dispar.... Read More