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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 26, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the follow...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Commercial Kitchen Ribbon Cutting at Agricenter

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Contact: Christine Donhardt, ASLA

Director of Communications

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901-757-7777 x0

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August 20, 2019

Commercial Kitchen Ribbon Cutting at Agricenter 

MEMPHIS, TN --- Agricenter International celebrated the opening ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 19, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the follow...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Active Shooter Awareness & CERT Training

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In an emergency, whether a disaster or an active shooter event, you are the “first boots on the ground” before emergency services have a chance to respond. Do you have a plan to survive?

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 12, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the follow...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

FIRST HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN SHELBY COUNTY

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), along with the Tennessee Department of Health, reports the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Shelby County in 2019.

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

FY19 Justice Assistance Grant

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FY19 Justice Assistance Grant 

Memphis, TN - Certified as a "Disparate Jurisdiction," the City of Memphis, along with Shelby County, Tennessee, are submitting a joint application for funds in the amount of $818,935 as allocated under the...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Juvenile Court’s Newsletter – Volume 6, Issue 7.

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it has been an absolute pleasure having interns from City of Memphis MPLOY Summer Youth Program, Shelby County Commissioner Summer Youth Program, Memphis Bar Association, University of Memphis, Texas A & M, Harvard University and Artist Trinity West with

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 1, 2019

PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department warns the public to avoid persons posing as health care workers offering free DNA or “cancer g...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 29, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus were identified in the following z...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 15, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus were identified in the following z...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Prepare for Tropical Storm Barry Remnants

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Prepare for Tropical Storm Barry Remnants

Remnants of Tropical Storm Barry continue to bring heavy rain to the Mid-South.  The National Weather Service in Memphis predicts that locally heavy rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Barry will creat...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION CLINIC BEGINS MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2019

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BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION CLINIC BEGINS MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2019

Memphis, TN. – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will begin the annual Back to School Immunization drive on Monday, June 24, 2019.

Children enrolling in child care facilities, those en...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES PLAN WITH ELECTION COMMISSION FOR PAYING ELECTION COMMISSION WORK

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Memphis, TN - Shelby County Commission Chairman Van Turner, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, and Administrator of Elections Linda Phillips have worked together on a path forward to pay seasonal Shelby County Election Commission workers $15 an hour.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED IN SHELBY COUNTY

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MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED IN SHELBY COUNTY

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program has received laboratory confirmation that mosquitoes collected in zip codes 3...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

MILLIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE ‘KEEP THE LIGHTS ON’ UTILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

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Memphis, TN - Through one of the largest LIHEAP grants ever received, Shelby County projects it will be able to assist all those struggling to pay their utility bill who qualify.

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

ANNUAL SHELBY COUNTY RABIES VACCINATION DRIVE SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The annual Rabies Vaccination Drive hosted by the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) Vector Control Program will be held on Saturday, May 11th, at two convenient locations.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Tennessee Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Presents State Awards

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Tennessee Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Presents State Awards

MEMPHIS, TN --- The Tennessee Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (TNASLA) met in Memphis on April 25 & 26 for their annual state conference and...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Shelby County Health Department Breaks Ground For New Headquarters

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SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BREAKS GROUND FOR NEW HEADQUARTERS

Groundbreaking Ceremony To be Held April 3, 2019 at 814 Jefferson Avenue

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department invites members of the public and the media to a groundbreaki...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Prepare Now! Severe Weather and Flooding Predicted

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Prepare Now! Severe Weather and Flooding Predicted

“Stay vigilant! A second round of severe weather is moving through Shelby County. Anticipate flooding and high winds. Power outages, closed roads, and downed trees are also possible,” s...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Excessive Rain Predicted - Prepare for Potential Flooding

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For Immediate Release

February 19, 2019

Excessive Rain Predicted - Prepare for Potential Flooding

 

The Mid-South is preparing for possible flash flooding conditions this week as rainfall amounts are expected to reach four to eight inches. The Nation...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Significant Increase in Flu-like Illness in Shelby County

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Significant Increase in Flu-like Illness in Shelby County

The Health Department Strongly Recommends Flu Vaccine  

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department reports a significant increase in the number of influenza-l...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Free Flu Vaccine Now Available at All Shelby County Public Health Clinics While Supplies Last

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Free Flu Vaccine Now Available at All Shelby County Public Health Clinics While Supplies Last

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department is offering free influenza vaccinations for children and adults at all its public heal...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

The Shelby County Health Department Responds to Hepatitis A Cases

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The Shelby County Health Department Responds to Hepatitis A Cases

Three Cases Now Reported in Shelby County

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department is investigating and aggressively working to contain hepatitis A now that...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

World AIDS Day Activities Scheduled for November 30

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WORLD AIDS DAY 2018

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MEMPHIS –December 1st marks the 30th Annual World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day was established in 1988 and was the very first international health day. It serves to focus global attention on the devastating impact ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Free Flu Vaccine for Children and Adults on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Free Flu Vaccine for Children and Adults on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department is offering a free flu shot clinic on Wednesday, December 5th, during a special “FightFluTN&rd...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Chris McLean approved as Director of Administration and Finance

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MEMPHIS, TENN. – The Shelby County Commission approves Chris McLean as Director for the Division of Administration and Finance of Shelby County Government.

McLean is currently the Chief Administrative Officer for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, a not-for-...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Shelby County Health Department and Mid-South Hospitals Plan Mass Casualty Exercise

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Shelby County Health Department and Mid-South HospitalsPlan Mass Casualty Exercise

Mid-South Emergency Planning Coalition Fact Sheet

MEMPHIS – The Shelby County Health Department and the Mid-South Emergency Planning Coalition, a partnership of Mid...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 8

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were no new positive test pools confirmed this week. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in the 38...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for the Week of October 1

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were no new positive test pools confirmed this week. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in the 38...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 24

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were no new positive test pools confirmed this week. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in the 38...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

FULL CLOSURES SET FOR MEMFIX 4 PROJECT ON I-240 IN MEMPHIS

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a stretch of I-240 from the I-40/I-240 split to the I-240/SR 385 split this weekend.

 

The closures are as follows:

Friday, September 21, 9:00 p....

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Rescheduled to October 3

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Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Rescheduled to October 3 

 

The Nationwide Emergency Alert System test was originally scheduled for September 20, 2018, but has been rescheduled due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence.

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 17

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were no new positive test pools confirmed this week. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in the 38...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 10

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department continues to test mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus. There were no new positive test pools confirmed this week. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in the 38002, 38016,...

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