• 2024-2026 State Health Plan

    Leading to a healthier Tennessee.

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  • Older Tennesseans Month

    May is Older Tennesseans Month & a critical time to raise awareness & advocate for the needs of older adults. Click ‘Read More’ to learn more about how TDH is working to improve the quality of life for older Tennesseans.

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  • Spring has sprung, and so have seasonal allergies! Allergy symptoms may worsen asthma symptoms. Click ‘Read More’ to learn more about asthma triggers and warning signs.

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  • Stay Active and Independent for Life (S.A.I.L)

    S.A.I.L is a fall prevention program designed specifically for older adults which includes classes that focus on strength-building, balance, flexibility & aerobics.

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  • Vaccination is the best protection against respiratory viruses & illnesses like the flu, COVID-19, & RSV. Be sure to speak with a trusted healthcare provider to determine the best vaccination options for you & your family.

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  • Connect with your Local Health Department

    Health departments across the state provide various services, including primary care, family planning, preventative programs and screenings, nutrition education, immunizations, and more. Contact your local health department with specific questions, available services, and for appointments.

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    We recently reorganized our site’s content area for TDH’s Division of Family Health and Wellness. If you need to locate pages for FHW programs, please click here to start at the FHW landing page and navigate to your destination.

    Respiratory Virus Information & Resources

    Respiratory viruses include many types of illnesses, including the common cold, coronoviruses, influenza, and respiratory syncytal virus. The best prevention against respiratory viruses includes proper hand washing, covering your cough, and staying home if you're sick. Here are a few more sources for information and resources to help you prevent the spread of respiratory viruses in Tennessee.

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    HIPAA Privacy and How to File a Complaint
    For special disability assistance contact Luvenia Harrison, ADA Coordinator / Civil Rights Compliance Officer, TDH, Luvenia.Harrison@tn.gov.
    For citizens with disabilities- TTY (Tennessee Relay Services)