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Certified Nursing Assistant license     (615)532-5171    
Communicable & Environmental Disease     (615)741-7247    
Dental license     (615)532-5073    
Emergency Medical Services license     (615)741-2584    
General Environmental Health (Hotels, Motels, Restaurants and Tattoo)  (615)741-7206    
Health Care Facilities     (615)741-7221    
Health Statistics     (615)741-1954    
Immunizations     (615)741-7247    
Massage Therapy license     (615)253-2111    
Medical Records licensed practitioners     (615)532-3202    
Medical Doctors license     (615)532-4384    
Nursing license     (615)532-5166    
Pharmacy license      (615)253-1299    
Physical Therapy license     (615)741-3807    
Professional Counselors license     (615)532-5088    
State Operator      (615)741-3011    
Vital Records (Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates)   (615)741-1763    
    (855)809-0072    
             
             
Division of Administrative Services      
Accounts Payable   (615)741-2044      
Administrative Services   (615)741-3151      
Budget and Financial Management   (615)741-3151      
Contract Review   (615)741-3151      
Facilities Management   (615)741-3151      
Fiscal Services   (615)741-3321      
Procurement   (615)741-1091      
             
Division of Communicable and Environmental Disease & Emergency Preparedness      
(615)741-7247 or toll free 800-404-3006    
Camp/Campgrounds Inspections    (615)741-7206      
Emergency Preparedness   (615)741-7247      
Environmental Epidemiology   (615)741-7247      
Foodborne, Vector-borne or Zoonotic Diseases   (615)741-7247      
Healthcare Associated Infections    (615)741-7247      
Healthy Homes   (615)741-7247      
HIV/AIDS/STD   (615)741-7500      
Hotels, Motels and Pool Inspections   (615)741-7206      
Immunizations   (615)741-7247      
Rabies    (615)741-7206      
Surveillance Systems and Informatics   (615)741-7247      
Tattoos   (615)741-7206      
Tuberculosis   (615)741-7247      
             
Division of Community Health Services        
(615)741-7305        
Clinical Services and Disease Management   (615)741-7308      
Dental Services    (615)741-8618      
Employee Health Clinic   (615)741-1709      
Hemophilia Program   (615)741-5225      
Renal Program   (615)741-5225      
Traumatic Brain Injury   (615)741-1230      
             
Division of Family Health and Wellness         
(615)741-7353        
Adolescent Health   (615)741-0315      
Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention   (615)253-2657      
Asthma   (615)741-0315      
Breast and Cervical Cancer   (615)741-5253      
Breastfeeding   (615)741-7218      
Cardiovascular Disease/Stroke Prevention   (615)741-4007      
Child Fatality Review    (615)741-0368      
Child Health and Development (CHAD)   (615)741-0329      
Childhood Lead Poisoning   (615)741-0368      
Child Nutrition and Wellness   (615)532-8192      
Child Safety Seat Distribution   (615)741-0368      
Children’s Special Services   (615)741-0361      
Chronic Disease Prevention   (615)532-7772      
Community Nutrition   (615)741-0227      
Diabetes Prevention & Control   (615)741-5379      
Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems   (615)532-8041      
Epilepsy   (615)253-5800      
Family Planning   (615)741-0224      
Fetal Infant Mortality Review   (615)741-0368      
GetFit TN Program   (615)532-8192      
Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Health   (615)532-8192      
Healthier Beginnings   (615)532-8041      
Healthy Promotion   (615)253-5800      
Healthy Communities   (615)532-8192      
Healthy Start   (615)741-0329      
Help Us Grow Successfully (HUGS)   (615)532-8758      
Injury Prevention   (615)741-0368      
Maternal and Child Health   (615)741-7353      
Newborn Screening (Genetics, Metabolic, and Hearing (615)532-8462      
Obesity Prevention   (615)253-8729      
Poison Control   (615)532-7772      
Project Diabetes    (615)532-8192      
Rape/Violence Prevention   (615)253-5800      
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome   (615)741-0368      
Tobacco   (615)253-2551      
WIC, Commodity Supplemental Food, Farmer's Market (615)741-7218      
Women’s Health & Genetics   (615)741-0377      
             
Division of Health Disparities      
Minority Health   (615)741-9443      
Rural Health    (615)741-0380      
State Health Access Program   (615)741-5226      
State Conrad J-1 Visa Program   (615)741-2101      
State Loan Repayment Program   (615)532-0195      
State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care   (615)741-0388      
Uninsured Adult Primary Care and    (615)741-4545      
   Emergency Dental Services Safety Net Program            
             
Division of Health Licensure and Regulation        
(615) 741-8402        
CLIA   (615)741-7023 Fax (615)532-2700
Emergency Medical Services   (615)741-2584 Fax (615)741-4217
    (800)778-4505      
Health Care Facilities   (615)741-7221 Fax (615)741-7051
    (800)778-4504      
Health Care Facilities Complaint Hot Line   (877)287-0010      
Health Related Boards   (615)532-3202      
    (800)778-4123      
Investigations   (615)532-3421 Fax (615)532-2499
    (800)852-2187      
Nurse Aide Questions   (615)532-5171 Fax (615)248-3601
Nurse Aide Registry   (615)741-7670 Fax (615)248-3601
Right to Know   (615)253-8746 Fax (615)401-7683
             
Health Related Boards -   (615) 532-3202 or (800)778-4123
Pain Clinics:            
   Owned by Medical Doctors   (615)741-3218 Fax (615)741-2722
   Owned by Osteopathic Physicians   (615)741-3218 Fax (615)741-2722
   Owned by Physician Assistants   (615)741-3218 Fax (615)741-2722
   Owned by Advanced Practice Nurses   (615)741-3218 Fax (615)741-2722 
             
Acupuncture   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Alcohol & Drug Counselors   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369
Athletic Trainers   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724
Behavioral Analysts   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369
Chiropractic Examiners   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724
Communications Disorders & Sciences   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369
Continuing Education   (615) 532-2520 Fax (615) 401-7683
Controlled Substance Monitoring Database   (615) 253-1305 Fax (615) 253-8782
Criminal Background Check   (615) 741-0384 Fax (615) 401-7683  
Dental   (615) 532-5073 Fax (615) 770-7444
Dietitians/Nutritionist   (615) 532-5090 Fax (615) 532-5164
Dispensing Opticians   (615) 532-5090 Fax (615) 532-5164
Electrology   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724
Genetic Counselors   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Hearing Instrument Specialists (HIS)   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369
Massage   (615) 253-2111 Fax (615) 532-5164
Medical Examiners   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Medical Laboratory   (615) 532-5128 Fax (615)-253-8724
Medical Spa   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Medical X-Ray &Radiologist Assistants   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Midwifery   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Nursing   (615) 532-5166 Fax (615) 741-7899
Nursing Home Administrators   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724
Occupational Therapy   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724
Optometry   (615) 532-5090 Fax (615) 532-5164
Osteopathic Physicians & Osteopathic X-Ray   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Pain Management Clinic   (615) 741-3218 Fax (615) 741-2722
Perfusionists, Clinical   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Pharmacy   (615) 741-2718 Fax (615) 741-2722
Physical Therapy   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724
Physician Assistants   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Podiatry (Orthotist, Pedorthist & Prosthetist)   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369
Polysomnography   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484
Prof Counselors, Marital & Family Therapy, Pastoral Counselors (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369
Psychology   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369
Reflexology   (615) 253-2111 Fax (615) 532-5164
Respiratory Care   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724
Social Workers   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369
Veterinary (& Vet X-Ray, Animal Control, Euthanasia Techs) (615) 532-5090 Fax (615) 532-5164
             
Division of Information Technology Services    
     
Helpdesk   629-888-5871
     
             
Division of Laboratory Services    
(615)262-6300    
             
Division of Policy, Planning and Assessment    
(615)741-5001    
Cancer Surveillance   (615)532-7903      
Health Statistics Data Request   (615)741-4939      
Vital Records   (615)741-1763      
    (855)809-0072      
Medical Records Closed Licensed Facilities   (615)741-4411      
             
Office of Communication and Media Relations    
(615)741-3111    
             
Office of Compliance    
Internal Audit   (615)741-1733      
HIPAA   877-280-0054      
Title VI   (615)741-9421      
             
To report suspicious or fraud, waste or abuse within the Department, contact the office of Internal Audit at    
(615)741-1733 or the Comptroller of the Treasury’s Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline at (800)232-5454.    
             
Office of General Counsel    
(615)532-7665 or (615)741-1611    
             
Office of Health Policy Advisory    
(615)741-9411    
             
Office of Human Resources    
(615)741-6350    
Classification Compensation   (615)741-6354      
Employee Benefits   (615)532-8197      
Human Resource Transactions/Attendance and Leave (615)253-5604      
Performance Evaluation   (615)741-6354      
             
Office of Legislative Services    
(615)741-3111    
             
Office of Patient Care Advocacy    
(615)741-5879 or (800)722-7901    
             
Office of Quality Improvement and Accreditation    
(615)532-9223    
             
Office of Chief Medical Examiner     
(423) 439-8403    
Health.OCME@tn.gov    
             
Office of Health Planning    
(615)532-3161    
The State Health Plan   (615)532-3161      
Certificate of Need    (615)532-3161      
             
Commissioner's Office    
Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH       (615)741-3111