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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Health Department keeps eyes on fair food safety http://www.shelbynews.com Jul 1, 2014 Environmental Health,Food Safety TN
Schools, health department remind parents of required immunizations WBIR.com May 14, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations TN
Dairy farm linked to E. coli cases cleared to resume operations http://www.wbir.com/ Nov 8, 2013 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations,Food Safety TN
Knox Co. Health Department to spray for mosquitoes http://www.wbir.com/ Sep 10, 2013 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations TN
Tennessee bill to require proof of immunization advancing AP Mar 19, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations TN
State Senate passes bill requiring proof of meningitis vaccination Daily News Journal Mar 5, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations TN
Sequester Would Hurt Memphis, Mid-South Commercial Appeal Feb 28, 2013 NACCHO in the News TN
Tennessee Department of Health says Measles Protection is Important for Everyone Clarksville Online, The Voice of Clarksville, Tennessee Jun 2, 2012 Infectious Disease/Immunizations TN
Nashville Health Department Faces Layoffs as Stimulus Funds Spent The Tennessean Jan 20, 2012 Budget Cuts TN
Resources Help Parents Navigate Waters The Tennessean Jan 19, 2012 NACCHO in the News TN
Diabetes Awareness Is Encouraged By Health Department Chattanoogan Nov 10, 2011 Chronic Disease TN
Whitfield County Health Department Copes with Cutbacks and Layoffs Times Free-Press Nov 8, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Free HIV testing and treatment in Memphis WREG-TV Nov 8, 2011 Infectious Disease/Immunizations TN
Budget Cuts Threaten Food Safety Research Center The Texas Tribune Oct 24, 2011 Chronic Disease TN
Budget Cuts Threaten Pandemic Response The Tennessean Sep 23, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
TN Plans for Up to $4.5 Billion in Cuts WBIR 10 Aug 30, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Hamilton County Won’t Spray Mosquitoes This Year WDEF News 12 Jun 30, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Jim Coppinger’s Harsh Budget Cuts Times Free Press Jun 21, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
‘A Bad Day for Hamilton County’ Chattarati Jun 16, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Hamilton County Axes 37 Employees Times Free Press Jun 16, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Proposed County Budget Lays Off 38 People, Eliminates Positions and Programs Nooga Jun 16, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Cutting the Health Department Budget Is a Bad Idea – And Response The Chattanoogan Jun 13, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
TN Planned Parenthood Chapters Stripped of Federal Funding The Tennessean Jun 11, 2011 General Interest TN
Cruel Hamilton County Budget Cuts Times Free Press Jun 9, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
More local doctors demand that young patients get immunized Times Free Press Jun 9, 2011 Immunization TN
Polk County gets poor health rating Polk County News May 10, 2011 County Health Rankings TN
Littlefield Calls Meeting on Health Department Cuts The Chattanoogan May 10, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Littlefield Says County Needs to Seek Its Own Charter The Chattanoogan May 2, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
County Receives $4.5 Million Grant for New Health Department Crossville Chronicle Apr 21, 2011 Good News TN
Local Health Department One Of Many Across Nation Facing Deep Budget Cuts The Chattanoogan Apr 17, 2011 County Health Rankings TN
Now You Know: Health Outcome Rankings The Commercial Appeal Apr 17, 2011 County Health Rankings TN
Mentally Ill Fall Through Cracks Times Free Press Apr 17, 2011 General Interest TN
Local Health Department One of Many Across Nation Facing Deep Budget Cuts The Chattanoogan Apr 17, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Chattanooga Ends Agreement with Hamilton County News Channel 9 Apr 12, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Putnam scores high in statewide county health rankings Read more: Herald Citizen - Putnam scores high in statewide county health rankings Herald-Citizen Apr 11, 2011 County Health Rankings TN
Memphis, Shelby see progress on health The Commercial Appeal Apr 8, 2011 County Health Rankings TN
Pared Back health Department Can Survive Loss of Sales Tax Revenues, County Mayor Says The Chattanoogan Apr 5, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
County Will Make New Bid to Chattanooga For Sales Tax Funds WDEF News 12 Apr 4, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Health Dept. programs aim to solve problems Knox News Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings TN
Health Dept. Programs Aim to Solve Problems [op-ed] Knoxville News Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings,NACCHO in the News TN
Mental Health Funding Cuts Looming, Legislators Told The Daily Times Apr 2, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
City-County Leaders Debate—Funding for Twenty Eight Agencies Up in the Air WDEF 12 Apr 1, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Johnson: “It’s Real Simple—State Law Says the Health Department is a County Responsibility. Period” The Chattanoogan Mar 31, 2011 Budget Cuts TN
Area health survey mixed for Knox, Blount counties Knox News Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings TN
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean Launches 100-mile Walk Challenge The Tennessean Mar 23, 2011 Good News TN
WIC Revamps Food Package The Daily Herald Mar 8, 2011 General Interest TN
Pertussis cases double in past two years Knoxville News Sentinel Mar 4, 2011 Immunization TN
New Study Rates Knox as a Fairly Healthy County with Lousy Air MetroPulse Feb 22, 2011 County Health Rankings TN
Tenn. Rated Low in Handling Food Safety WSMV-TV Jan 19, 2011 General Interest TN
Births to Teenagers on the Decline The Commercial Appeal Jan 2, 2011 General Interest,Good News TN
Flu cases rising in Mississippi:Health officials urge public to get shots soon as possible The Commercial Appeal Dec 29, 2010 Immunization TN
Report: Tenn. tops in nation in immunizing children 19 months-35 months Associated Press Dec 27, 2010 Immunization TN
Tennessee Improves its Health Ranking; Fewer Smokers, More Vaccinations The Commercial Appeal Dec 13, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
Grants for Nashville Food Garden Projects Available The Tennessean Dec 7, 2010 Budget Cuts TN
Impatient Patients Opt for Fast Lane; Health Dept. Offers Drive-Through Flu Shot Service at Southwind The Commercial Appeal Nov 21, 2010 General Interest,Immunization,NACCHO in the News TN
EDITORIAL: Should the County Risk Losing Grant Crossville Chronicle Nov 19, 2010 General Interest TN
Tennessee Data Released on Kids' Health The Jackson Sun Nov 15, 2010 General Interest TN
Knox County, Cherokee Plan Could Save Taxpayers $680K Knoxville News Sentinel Nov 9, 2010 Good News TN
County Awarded $4.5 Million Grant for New Health Department Crossville Chronicle Nov 2, 2010 Good News TN
EPA Considers Proposals to Regulate Coal Ash: Hundreds of Coal Ash Dumps, Waste Ponds May Threaten Health The Nation’s Health (American Public Health Association) Nov 1, 2010 General Interest TN
PRESS RELEASE: McMinn County Health Department Receives Nearly $300,000 in Federal WIC Funds TN.gov Newsroom Oct 27, 2010 Good News TN
PRESS RELEASE: Sevier County Health Department Receives Nearly $400,000 in Federal WIC Funds TN.gov Newsroom Oct 27, 2010 Good News TN
20 Tennessee Counties Receive Federal WIC Funds Knoxville News Sentinel Oct 22, 2010 Good News TN
KCHD Initiative Strives for Healthier County The Knoxville Journal Oct 19, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News TN
Commission OKs Pact for County-Wide Fire Protection NWTN Today Oct 18, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News TN
Seventh-Graders Can Get Free Vaccines The Commercial Appeal Oct 17, 2010 Good News TN
Kids Sow Gardens, Reap Benefits of Good Health The Tennessean Oct 5, 2010 General Interest,Good News TN
ETSU Receives Grant to Establish Training for Public Health Professionals TriCities.com Sep 22, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News TN
Spurgeon: Health, Education, Crime Vital Factors in Local Economy The Jackson Sun Sep 11, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
Prevention Best Medicine Chattanooga Times Free Press Aug 17, 2010 General Interest TN
Dean Wykoff Delivers Webinar Lecture for New Local Health Officials ASPH (Association of Schools of Public Health) Friday Letter Aug 13, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News TN
Tennessee School Health Program Praised Knoxville News Sentinel Aug 12, 2010 General Interest TN
Perdue Orders More Budget Cuts Chattanooga Times Free Press Jul 24, 2010 Budget Cuts TN
CDC Chief Pushes Prevention on Memphis Visit Memphis Daily News Jul 16, 2010 Budget Cuts,NACCHO in the News TN
FDA to Make Restaurants Reveal Nutritional Values Memphis Daily News Jul 16, 2010 NACCHO in the News TN
Prevention Is Most Cost-Effective Health Strategy, Says CDC Director The Commercial Appeal Jul 16, 2010 Budget Cuts,NACCHO in the News TN
Should Places That Serve Food Be Required to Post Inspection Grades Kingsport Times-News Jun 21, 2010 NACCHO in the News TN
EDITORIAL: Johnston Can Inspire Others to Win by Losing Knoxville News Sentinel Jun 2, 2010 General Interest TN
EDITORIAL: Budget Cutters Target Infants; It's Frustrating When Lawmakers Label a Successful Public Health Program as Pork. The Commercial Appeal Jun 1, 2010 Budget Cuts TN
Tenn. Agency Combating Infant Mortality Faces Cuts Associated Press May 27, 2010 Budget Cuts TN
TN Loses Ground in Anti-Smoking Fight The Tennessean May 16, 2010 Budget Cuts TN
Knox County Budget Ready for Inspection Knoxville News Sentinel May 16, 2010 Budget Cuts TN
PRESS RELEASE: Knox County Health Department Presents Community Health Data Knox County Health Department May 12, 2010 NACCHO in the News TN
Metro Budget: Refinancing Staves off Some Cuts Nashville Business Journal Apr 29, 2010 Budget Cuts TN
Program That Aids Breast Cancer Survivors Gets Grant The Tennessean Apr 27, 2010 Good News TN
Nashville Mayor Adds 3 Aides to Make City Healthier, Greener The Tennessean Apr 26, 2010 Good News TN
Budget Plan Spreads Surplus; Ford Proposal Holds Tax, Gives Raise to Workers, Med The Commercial Appeal Apr 22, 2010 Good News TN
Sumner Ranks No. 2 in Overall Health The Tennessean Apr 12, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
Sumner Ranks No. 2 in Overall Health The Hendersonville Star News Apr 12, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
$7.5 Million Awarded to Nashville for Obesity Prevention The Tennessean Mar 19, 2010 Good News TN
Blount County Rated Fifth in State for Health Outcomes Maryville Daily Times Feb 28, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
Johnson County Rated Tenth Unhealthiest in State The Tomahawk Feb 24, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
Hamilton Ranks High in Health Rankings Chattanooga Times Free Press Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
Knox, Blount in Top 10 of 'Health Outcomes' Knoxville News Sentinel Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
Grundy, Rhea Ranked Low on Health Outcomes The Chattanoogan Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
Shelby Gets Unhealthy Rating; Report Ranks County 57th in Tennessee; DeSoto Healthiest in Mississippi The Commercial Appeal Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings TN
Tennessee Is Worst in Nation in Funding Anti-Smoking Programs for Kids The Tennessean Dec 10, 2009 Budget Cuts TN
Find a Way to Keep Health Dept. Workers Jackson Sun Aug 31, 2009 Budget Cuts TN
Ramsey to Present "Very, Very Hard Budget" Aug. 27 The Chattanoogan Aug 13, 2009 Budget Cuts TN
Mayor Ramsey Says Budget Will Be ‘Very Hard’ Chattanooga Times Free Press Aug 13, 2009 Budget Cuts TN
Memphis Proposal Would Pay County for Health Department, Pyramid The Commercial Appeal Apr 9, 2009 Budget Cuts TN
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