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Posted on: June 24, 2019

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

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.

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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 20, 2019

Overnight Severe Weather

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In the early morning hours of Thursday, June 20, weather from eastern Arkansas moved into the Memphis/Shelby County area, bringing with it wind gusts up to 69 miles per hour and heavy rain.

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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

Overnight Flash Flooding

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Flash flooding overnight caused damage to some homes, apartment complexes and businesses within Shelby County. The Shelby County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Office is conducting damage assessments.

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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: June 3, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSION TO HOST COMMUNITY BUDGET MEETING

Shelby County, TN- The Shelby County Board of Commissioners, along with Mayor Lee Harris, invites all Shelby County residents to attend the second Shelby County’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Community Forum on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM,

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Shelby County Government Division of Community Services Newsletter

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As a person who believes in the power of birthday celebrations, as evidenced by our division’s birthday parties, May is a pretty special month for me.

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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

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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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Posted on: August 23, 2018

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

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 20

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus (WNV) within ZIP codes 38103, 38053, 38139, 38028, 38105, and 38126. To date, positive tests pools have been previousl...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

FY18 Justice Assistance Grant

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FY18 Justice Assistance Grant

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 $820,663 as allocated under the FY2018 Local E...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 16

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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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