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Posted on: July 17, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST ADVISORY—CODE ORANGE FOR OZONE 7.18.17

MEMPHIS – In cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH); and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has issued...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: TENNESSEE’S FIRST PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE RESIDENCY PROGRAM LAUNCHES IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS—The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have launched a Public Health Nurse Residency Program, the first of its kind in the state, to benefit both institutions through shar...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: LEGIONNAIRES OUTBREAK CONFIRMED IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) received laboratory confirmation of three individuals diagnosed with Legionnaires Disease. With the reported cases, health officials began an investigation and have temporarily closed the ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: MOSQUITO CONTROL ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF JUNE 12

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus within ZIP codes 38109, 38111, 38115, 38116, 38117, 38122, and 38138. To date, positive tests pools have been previously confirmed in ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: AIR QUALITY FORECAST ADVISORY—CODE ORANGE FOR OZONE

MEMPHIS – In cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH); and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has issued...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

STORM DAMAGE - EVENING UPDATE 5.30.17

Shelby County Health Department

Check daily on those who live alone

  • Give special attention to the elderly and the disabled.

Food Safety 

  • The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) reminds residents to throw out ALL refrigerated, perishable foods if p...
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Posted on: June 1, 2017

STORM DAMAGE - EVENING UPDATE 5.31.17

Shelby County Health Department

Check daily on those who live alone

  • Give special attention to the elderly and the disabled.

Food Safety

  • The Shelby County Health Department continues to urge residents and businesses to toss any perishable food in the refrigera...
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Posted on: June 1, 2017

STORM DAMAGE - MORNING UPDATE 5.31.17

Shelby County Health Department

Check daily on those who live alone

  • Give special attention to the elderly and the disabled.

Food Safety 

  • The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) reminds residents to throw out ALL refrigerated, perishable foods if p...
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Posted on: May 30, 2017

STORM DAMAGE - AFTERNOON UPDATE 5.30.17

Shelby County Health Department

Food Safety 

  • Throw out ALL refrigerated, perishable foods if power was out for more than four (4) hours. Perishable foods include meat, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy products (milk, cheese, yogurt) and leftovers.
  • If the ...
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Posted on: May 30, 2017

STORM DAMAGE - EVENING UPDATE 5.29.17

Shelby County Health Department

Food Safety 

  •  Throw out ALL refrigerated, perishable foods if power was out for more than four (4) hours. Perishable foods include meat, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy products (milk, cheese, yogurt) and leftove...
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Posted on: May 29, 2017

STORM DAMAGE - MORNING UPDATE 5.29.17

Shelby County Health Department

  • The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) reminds residents to throw out ALL refrigerated, perishable foods if power was out for more than four (4) hours. Perishable foods include meat, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy products (...
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Posted on: May 28, 2017

STORM DAMAGE - EVENING UPDATE 5.28.17

Shelby County Health Department      

  • Check on relatives and friends who live alone, especially the elderly and disabled.
  • If the power has been out for more than four (4) hours, ALL perishable foods including meat, poultr...
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Posted on: May 22, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: HEALTHY AND SAFE SWIMMING WEEK IS MAY 22-28

MEMPHIS – As graduation season ends and summer break begins, Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) officials want to remind the community to follow a few simple behaviors to ensure a healthy and safe swimming experience.

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: MUMPS CASES IDENTIFIED IN SHELBY COUNTY

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has identified four cases of mumps in Shelby County since March 2017.

“With outbreaks in our neighboring states, it is not unexpected to see cases here in Shelby County,&rdquo...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: FIRST HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED IN SHELBY COUNTY IN 2017

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), along with the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH), recently confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Shelby County. The reported case is also the first human case conf...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: ANNUAL RABIES VACCINATION DRIVE TO BE HELD IN MAY

MEMPHIS, TN – The annual Rabies Vaccination Drive hosted by the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) Vector Control Program will be held Saturday, May 6, and Saturday, May 13, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Residents are encouraged to br...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK KICKS OFF TODAY

MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will celebrate National Public Health Week(NPHW), April 3-9, with a week of events including the Walk the Talk: Health Equity Symposium on April 3 at the University of Tennessee Health Sci...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Ride Share Survey

Please take a moment to complete this brief survey on carpooling and vanpooling in Shelby County, TN: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T2GXMVF

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