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JULY 2014

ACTS Newsletter July 2014.pdf

JUNE 2014

Prevent Chikungunya Infection.pdf
June 19, 2014

MAY 2014

Measles Link 5.14.14.pdf
May 14, 2014

APRIL 2014

ACTS Newsletter April 2014.pdf

2014 Hamilton County Rabies Clinic Schedule

FEBRUARY 2014
March of Dimes grant 2014.pdf
February 19, 2014

DECEMBER 2013
Start the new year with a free flu shot.pdf
December 31, 2013

NOVEMBER 2013
Full Scale Exercise Nov. 6.pdf
November 6, 2013

OCTOBER 2013

New HHCC Set to Open Nov. 4.pdf
October 30, 2013

ACTS Newsletter Oct 2013.pdf
October 23, 2013

Count the Kicks.pdf
October 15, 2013

SEPTEMBER 2013

Influenza fall 2013.pdf
September 23, 2013

Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2013.pdf
September 19, 2013

AUGUST 2013

National Immunization Month 2013.pdf
August 8, 2013

JULY 2013

ACTS Newsletter July 2013.pdf
July 24, 2013

APRIL 2013

Signal Mountain HS students expereince mock crash
April 16, 2013

ACTS Newsletter April 2013


2013 Rabies Clinic Schedule.pdf

JANUARY 2013
ACTS Newsletter Jan 2013.pdf
January 23, 2013

Influenza 2013.pdf
January 11, 2013

OCTOBER 2012
ACTS Newsletter Oct 2012.pdf
October 24, 2012

Influenza 2012.pdf
October 8, 2012

SEPTEMBER 2012
Stand Together to Prevent Falls.pdf
September 17, 2012

AUGUST 2012
Number of Pertussis cases rises in Hamilton County.pdf
August 29, 2012

School Immunization Requirements 2012.pdf
August 8, 2012

JULY 2012
ACTS Newsletter July 2012.pdf
July 25, 2012

Make MyPlate your plate for summertime cooking.pdf
July 3, 2012

JUNE 2012
Avoid heat-related illness.pdf
June 29, 2012

MAY 2012
Students create green roof artwork.pdf
May 10, 2012

APRIL 2012
2012 Rabies Clinic Schedule.pdf

MARCH 2012
2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey-Bullying and Violent Behaviors.pdf

2011 YRBS Report - Bullying and Violent Behaviors.pdf
March 13, 2012

JANUARY 2012
2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey-Health and Wellness.pdf

2011 YRBS Report - Health and Wellness.pdf
2011 YRBS Methods Summary.pdf
January 31, 2012

SmokefreeTXT Offers Support to Smokers Trying to Quit.pdf
January 9, 2012

November 2011
2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey-Addictive Substance Use.pdf
2011 YRBS-Addictive Substance Use.pdf
November 30, 2011

Make Plans to Kick the Habit on November 17th.pdf
November 16, 2011

Let the turkey be the only one stuffed this holiday season!.pdf
November 15, 2011

Diabetes, Are You at Risk.pdf
November 10, 2011

CASPER survey results.pdf
November 7, 2011

October 2011
2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey-Sexual Activity.pdf
2011 YRBS-Teen Sexual Activity.pdf
October 27, 2011

Breast Cancer Awareness Month.pdf
October 6, 2011

2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey.pdf
2011 YBRS Report.pdf
October 4, 2011

September 2011
Becky Barnes Receives TPHA Award.pdf
September 30, 2011

Flu Clinics Begin Oct 3.pdf
September 26, 2011

Infant Mortality Prevention, Every Baby Deserves a 1st Birthday
September 16, 2011

Cholesterol Education Month.pdf
September 6, 2011

August, 2011
New TN Immunization Requirements 8.1.11.pdf
August 1, 2011

July, 2011

Water Safety Campaign.pdf
July 2, 2011

June, 2011
National Internet Safety Month.pdf
June 2, 2011
Home Safety Month.pdf

June 1, 2011

May, 2011
2011 Riverbend Festival Expands Designated No Smoking Zones.pdf
May 27, 2011

45th St. Park Community Action Day.pdf
May 19, 2011

Free Copies of Vital Records for Storm Victims.pdf
May 6, 2011

Prevent CO Poisoning During a Power Outage.pdf
May 5, 2011

Stroke-Know the Warning Signs.pdf
May 4, 2011

New TN Immunization Requirements.pdf
May 3, 2011

Free Tetanus Vaccination.pdf
May 2, 2011

April, 2011
Prevent Tetanus During Storm Cleanup.pdf
April 29, 2011

Power Outage Food Safety.pdf
April 28, 2011

Rabies Clinics 2011.pdf
April 18, 2011

HTE Joins Click It AND Ticket.pdf
April 13, 2011

March, 2011
World TB Day 2011
March 24, 2011

National Poison Prevention Week 2011.pdf
March 21, 2011

"Eat Right with Color" during National Nutrition Month
March 7, 2011

February, 2011
Flu increase press release update 2-08-11.pdf
February 8, 2011

Teen Dating Violence Prevention.pdf
February 1, 2011

November, 2010
Tennessee Ranks Highest in the Nation for Diabetes
November 2, 2010

October, 2010
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department receives $2.7 million grant for new Homeless Health Care Center
October 13, 2010
Health Department Seasonal Flu Vaccination Clinics Begin October 18th
October 8, 2010

August, 2010
Positive West Nile Virus Test
August 18, 2010

May, 2010
May is High Blood Pressure and Stroke Awareness Month
May 20, 2010

April, 2010
Health Department’s West Nile Surveillance Begins May 3rd
April 30, 2010
New Tennessee Immunization Requirements: Parents Urged to Immunize Early

April 29, 2010
Minority Health Month 2010
April 19, 2010
Be A Responsible Pet Owner
April 19, 2010
Expo Offers Info, Advice for Young Moms
April 9, 2010
A Healthy Hamilton County: One Community At A Time
April 8, 2010

March, 2010
Health Department Seeking Hamilton County Locations to Host Free H1N1 Clinics
March 3, 2010

February, 2010
Health Department Releases 2010 Community Health Data Profile
February 11, 2010

January, 2010
Hamilton County Residents Urged to Test Homes for Radon
January 29, 2010
Health Department Encourages Vaccination for Individuals Traveling to Haiti
January 22, 2010
Health Department Annouces Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Grant From the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
January 12, 2010

December, 2009
H1N1 Vaccinations Offered at Hamilton Place This Weekend
December 17, 2009
H1N1 Illnesses and Deaths Continue in Hamilton County, Time for Vaccination Is Now
December 11, 2009
Health Department Receives Additional Supply of Seasonal Flu Vaccine
December 7, 2009

November, 2009
H1N1 Vaccine Now Available to All Ages Through Health Department
November 30, 2009
H1N1 Vaccine Now Available Through Health Department at Multiple Locations
November 16, 2009
H1N1 Injectable Vaccines Continue to Arrive at Health Department
November 4, 2009

October, 2009

1,000 Additional H1N1 Injectable Vaccines Arrive at Health Department
October 28, 2009
H1N1 Injectable Vaccine Available in Limited Quantity
October 26, 2009
Health Department Has Booked All Available Appointments for H1N1 Injectable Vaccine – Continues to Make Appointments for H1N1 FluMist Vaccine
October 19, 2009
H1N1 Injectable Vaccine Has Arrived: Focus is on Young Children
October 16, 2009
Health Department Receives Additional 1500 Doses of H1N1 FluMist
October 9, 2009
Health Department Making Appointments for H1N1 Vaccine
October 8, 2009

September, 2009
Health Department Seasonal Flu Vaccination Clinics Begin October 7th
September 30, 2009
Flu Surveillance Indicates Significant Flu in Hamilton County
September 24, 2009
Health Department Offers Recommendations for Flood Clean Up
September 23, 2009
Health Department Opens Flu Hotline to Answer Questions
September 16, 2009
Employers and Schools Encouraged to Consider Flexible Leave and Attendance Policies to Protect Staff and Students Against the Spread of Flu 
September 11, 2009
Additional Link:
Template Employer Policy Regarding H1N1

JULY, 2009
Residents May Need 3 Shots This Fall
July 30, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
TN Slips Farther in Child Health Rankings
July 29, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
CDC Reminding Adults to Get Vaccinated Regularly
July 26, 2009 WRCBTV.com
After-hours Care on Dodson
July 26, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga Accident Fatalities High for '09
July 23, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Stand Organizers Plan Weekend Events
July 23, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee Reports First Swine Flu Death
July 15, 2009 NewsChannel9.com
Third Case of Swine Flu in County
July 14, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
New Case of Swine Flu Confirmed in Hamilton County
July 12, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
Holiday Weekend Fatal Wrecks Down
July 7, 2009 WRCBTV.com
Two More Cases of H1N1 Virus in Hamilton County
July 7, 2009 NewsChannel9.com

JUNE, 2009
Chattanooga Area Copes with Heat
June 26, 2009 WDEF.com
WDEF News 12 Wins Tennessee Department Of Health Award
June 25, 2009 WDEF.com
Hamilton County reports 1st case of swine flu
June 20, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County Sees First Case of Novel Influenza A (H1N1)
June 19, 2009 
Gardening in the City
June 17, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
2 typhoid cases in Hamilton County
June 6, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press

MAY, 2009
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Honors Mayor Ramsey
May 4, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
APRIL, 2009 
West Nile Surveillance Begins in Hamilton County
April 29, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
Hamilton Health Officials Establish Swine Flu Hotline
April 27, 2009  News Channel 9
Annual Rabies Vaccination Clinics Start April 17
April 13, 2009 Chattanoogan.com

MARCH, 2009
Girls Inc. Teens Advocate on Infant Mortality
March 26, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
Wildlife Groups Wants Lights Out Saturday
March 25, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tax Could Alleviate Cuts to TennCare
March 24, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Settlement Calls for Education on Germs
March 24, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Price of Smoking Increases
March 16, 2009 WDEF.com
Local cancer coalition seeking more members
March 16, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Erlanger Launches Infant Mortality Initiative
March 16, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
State Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program Receives Komen Funding
March 9, 2009 Chattanoogan.com

FEBRUARY, 2009
Flulike illnesses reported; vaccine, washing urged
February 23, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County: Joining forces to reduce infant deaths
February 21, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Through With Chew Gets Boost From Local Health Officials
February 19, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
Chattanooga State Hosts Infant Mortality Reduction Summit
February 18, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
Dunlap: Center hopes to offer prenatal help
February 16, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee: Veterans warned of infection risk at clinic
February 13, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee: Schools see light flu season
February 12, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Digital Patient Database Arms Doctors
February 5, 2009 WDEF.com
11 Peanut Illness Cases in Tennessee
February 5, 2009 NewsChannel9.com
Oysters from Local Eatery Sicken 19 People
February 1, 2009 WRCBTV.com
19 Ill After Eating Raw Oysters At Local Restaurant
February 1, 2009 Chattanoogan.com

JANUARY, 2009
A Fit President Obama Could Boost Hamilton County Step One's Health
January 21, 2009 WDEF.com
Tennessee: Dominant flu strain no worry to officials
January 10, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee: Salmonella outbreak hits here
January 10, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
2 In Hamilton County Suffer From Salmonella Poisoning
January 9, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
Common Flu Strain Resistant To Tamilflu, Health Officials Urge Vaccinations
January 9, 2009 WDEF.com
Chattanooga: Folic acid found key to healthy pregnancy
January 8, 2009 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fewer People Getting Flu Shots
January 2, 2009 WDEF.com
Health Department Recognizes National Folic Acid Awareness Week
January 2, 2009 Chattanoogan.com
Health Department Encourages Residents To Quit Smoking
January 2, 2009 Chattanoogan.com

DECEMBER, 2008
Tennessee: City focuses on test for the "silent killer"
December 30, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga: Vaccines Need Shot in the Arm
December 22, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Health in Chattanooga marked by disparities, optimism
December 14, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga: Halfway to Homeless
December 14, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Infection Spike Worries Health Officials
December 16, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Shigella Infection Spikes in Hamilton County
December 12, 2008 WDEF
Hamilton County: Flu Disaster Drill
December 11, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee Among Unhealthiest States
December 4, 2008 News Channel 9
Lowering Barriers for Healthy Choices
December 2, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga Honors World AIDS Day
December 1, 2008 News Channel 9

NOVEMBER, 2008
Chattanooga: Tracking flu bug through Google
November 28th, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga: Harriet Tubman Express marks 17 years of pregnancy prevention
November 25th, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Good choices help Hamilton County students shoot for the STARS
November 26th, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee: Smokers urged to quit for 1 day
November 20th, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Regular Exercise Reverses Aging
November 11th, 2008 WRCB TV
March of Dimes Offers Summit on Premature Births
November 8th, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Health center will not close before replacement opens
November 4th, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga Parents Weigh In on Study Linking TV to Teen Pregnancy
November 3rd, 2008 WDEF.com

OCTOBER, 2008
U.S. still vulnerable to threat of infectious disease
October 28th, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga: Crowding in the ER
October 28th, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press
Flu Vaccines Available in Hamilton County
October 17th, 2008 Chattanoogan.com
Chattanooga: Clearing the air
October 14th, 2008 Chattanooga Times Free Press

SEPTEMBER, 2008
Rabies Baiting Program Begins Throughout East Tennessee
September 29th, 2008 Chattanoogan.com
Child Passenger Safety Week Info and Tips
September 19th, 2008 WRCB TV
Mosquitoes in Hamilton County Test Positive for West Nile Virus
September 19th, 2008 Chattanoogan.com
Buses Take Gulf Evacuees Back Home
September 4, 2008. Chattanoogan.com

AUGUST, 2008
"Good" Fat May be New Weapon in Obesity Fight
August 20, 2008. Reuters
State Reports on Infant Mortality Progress in Tennessee.doc
August 21, 2008. Tennessee Department of Health Press Release 
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