Requests for Data, Speakers, or Media Interviews

The Health Department makes every attempt to satisfy information requests.  Before submitting your request, please see our Community Assessment Data & Planning webpage to see if the information for which you are looking has already been published.  If not, then please contact our Office of Community Assessment & Planning at (423) 209-8093.

Assessment and Planning

The Assessment and Planning Program is responsible for compiling the Community Health Assessment Report and satisfying internal requests for data. These data drive most of the Health Department's other programs making them evidence-based and evidence-informed. External requests for community health data are satisfied on a case-by-case basis. The link below is to the latest Community Health Assessment for Hamilton County.

2019 Picture of Our Health - A snapshot of health in Hamilton County, TN

Weekly Disease Reports

Our Epidemiology Section is responsible for disease surveillance throughout Hamilton County. Certain diseases are required to be reported to us and the Tennessee Department of Health by sentinel healthcare providers and emergency rooms. Each week our "Epi" Section compiles a report of these reportable diseases. Click the link below to view the latest disease report:

Weekly Disease Report

Public Information Officer (PIO)

The Public Information Officer is responsible for external communications such as media interviews, press conferences, press releases, media advisories, social media (Facebook and Twitter), the Health Department website, and maintains the Crisis & Emergency Communication Plan (CERC).
All media wishing to interview any Health Department employee should contact the PIO for arrangements.

To request an interview, please submit this form:  Media Request Form

To request a speaker or representative from the Health Department for your event, please complete the following form:

Health Fair Request Form