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Posted on: June 3, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 3, 2020

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2020

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

COALITION FORMS TO FIGHT EFFORT TO CUT PAID SICK AND PARENTAL LEAVE FOR SHELBY COUNTY EMPLOYEES

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 2, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

 

COALITION OF STAKEHOLDERS FORMS TO FIGHT EFFORT TO CUT PAID SICK AND PARENTAL LEAVE FOR SHELBY COUNTY EMPLOYEES; COALITION ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 1, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

June 2, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 1, 2020

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

COVID-19 TESTING AT SHELBY COUNTY DIVISION OF CORRECTIONS BEGINS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 2, 2020

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

COVID-19 TESTING AT SHELBY COUNTY DIVISION OF CORRECTIONS BEGINS 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will t...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Shelby County Health Department Stops Mask Distribution

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 1, 2020

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

Shelby County Health Department Stops Distribution of Face Masks Provided by the State of Tennessee 

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Senior Citizen Outreach Program Kick-Off

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 29, 2020

Courtney Tipper

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES DRUG OVERDOSE SPIKE ALERT

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: May 26, 2020

CONTACT: Joan CarrOffice: (901) 222-9010Cell: (901) 691-5704

 

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES DRUG OVERDOSE SPIKE ALERTThird alert since May 1st notes the highest overdose levels yet recorded in Shelby...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Limited COVID-19 Testing Available on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 22, 2020

 

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

Limited COVID-19 Testing Available on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department reminds every...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 20, 2020

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS APPROVE TRASH REMOVAL PROGRAM FOR NORTHAVEN

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 20, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Information Offic...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO DRUG OVERDOSE SPIKE

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5-Day Event to Provide Overdose Reversal Kits, Needle Exchange and Treatment Resources

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Opioid Task Force, the Shelby County Health Department, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Shelby County...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES APPLICATION PORTAL FOR 141 POSITIONS

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SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES APPLICATION PORTAL FOR 141 POSITIONS AS PART OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT’S COVID-19 EXPANSION 

Memphis, TN – On Monday, May 18, 2020, the Shelby County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY MAYORS IN ACCORDANCE ABOUT MOVE TO PHASE II

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Phase II of COVID-19 Back-to-Business Plan begins today

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Health Department Director Alisa Haushalter were pleased to announce today that Shelby County is ready to begin Phase II of the Back-to...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT PARTNERS WITH KROGER TO HELP FAMILIES DURING COVID-19

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 13, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Informa...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY LEADERS TO RECOMMEND $6 MILLION IN COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDING FOR 6 SHELBY COUNTY CITIES

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 12, 2020

Courtney Tipper

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Free Face Masks Available at Shelby County Public Health Clinics

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FREE FACE MASKS AVAILABLE AT SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS BEGINNING THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Beginning Thursday, May 7, 2020, the Shelby County Health Department will dispense fabric face masks at Shelby County Health Depa...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS RENEWS EXECUTIVE ORDER ADDS PROVISION IN RENEWED ORDER TO PROTECT SENIORS

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Memphis, TN – This week, the mayors of Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Memphis, Millington, Lakeland, Germantown, and Shelby County met by phone to discuss Executive Orders that advise Shelby County residents to forgo nonessential activity.

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

NEW COUNTYWIDE ACTION LINE FOR RESIDENTS TO REPORT EXECUTIVE ORDER VIOLATIONS

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SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES NEW COUNTYWIDE ACTION LINE FOR RESIDENTS TO REPORT EXECUTIVE ORDER VIOLATIONS

Memphis, TN –Mayor Lee Harris announced beginning today, the Shelby County Mayor’s Action Center will receive calls r...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE MAYOR LEE HARRIS’ WORK-AT-HOME PLAN

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SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE MAYOR LEE HARRIS’ WORK-AT-HOME PLAN FOR SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

Memphis, TN –Last night, the Shelby County Board of Commission unanimously approved Mayor Lee Harris&...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LAUNCH NEW PORTAL TO INCREASE AWARENESS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

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SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS AND THE SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAUNCH NEW PORTAL TO INCREASE AWARENESS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and the Shelby County Health Department are committed to providing residents w...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

SECOND CASE OF CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 DETECTED IN SHELBY COUNTY

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SECOND CASE OF CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 

DETECTED IN SHELBY COUNTY

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation from the Tennessee Department of Health that a second Shelby County resident has tested presu...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 814 JEFFERSON BUILDING CLOSED DUE TO WATER LINE BREAK

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SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 814 JEFFERSON BUILDING 

CLOSED DUE TO WATER LINE BREAK

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s headquarters building at 814 Jefferson Avenue is closed to the public tod...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

FREE FLU SHOTS AVAILABLE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019

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Free Flu Shots Available on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department is offering free flu vaccinations at no charge during a special statewide “FightFluTN” vaccination event ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

LEAD TESTING FOR AFFECTED SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL STUDENTS TO BEGIN TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019

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LEAD TESTING FOR AFFECTED SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL STUDENTS 

TO BEGIN TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department will begin offering lead screening and testing at no charge to children who att...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 7, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, 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 following zip

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 30, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, 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 following zip codes

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

World Rabies Day: An International Day of Awareness to Prevent Rabies

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World Rabies Day Is September 28, 2019

Vaccinate to Eliminate Rabies 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – On September 28, 2019, the Shelby County Health Department and public health agencies around the world will observe World Rabies Day: an internation...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE AT PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – On Monday, September 23, 2019, the Shelby County Health Department will begin offering influenza vaccine at the Immunization Clinic at 814 Jefferson and at all six public health clinics located around Shelby County.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for the Week of September 16, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, 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 following zip codes

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Code Orange Air Quality Forecast Advisory

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AIR QUALITY FORECAST ADVISORY—CODE ORANGE FOR OZONE

For Monday, September 9, 2019

MEMPHIS  In cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH); ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 9, 2019

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Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 9, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosqu...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 2, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, 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 ...

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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

cdonhardt@agricenter.org

901-757-7777 x0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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 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 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 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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