Respiratory Illness Prevention and Control
Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
"With the arrival of fall in Tennessee, children are back in school. With the return to school, comes the expected increase in respiratory illnesses. Although many respiratory illnesses are merely an read more
Infant Pertussis in Tennessee
Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
In Tennessee so far this year, 24 infants under 3 months of age have been diagnosed with pertussis or whooping cough. 19 have been hospitalized. These numbers are not unprecedented, but are too high read more
Help Control Mosquitoes that Spread Diseases
Wednesday, Jun 06, 2016
Aside from being itchy and annoying, the bite of an infected female mosquito (Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus) can spread dengue, chikungunya, or Zika viruses. People become infected with dengue, read more