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Division of Communicable and Environmental Disease & Emergency Preparedness        
(615)741-7247 or toll free 800-404-3006      
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Emergency Preparedness   (615)741-7247          
Environmental Epidemiology   (615)741-7247          
Foodborne, Vectorborne or Zoonotic Diseases   (615)741-7247          
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Healthy Homes   (615)741-7247        
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Hotels, Motels and Pool Inspections   (615)741-7206          
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Surveillance Systems and Informatics   (615)741-7247          
Tattoos   (615)741-7206          
Tuberculosis   (615)741-7247          
               
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Clinical Services and Disease Management   (615)741-7308          
Dental Services    (615)741-8618          
Employee Health Clinic   (615)741-1709          
Hemophilia Program   (615)741-5225          
Renal Program   (615)741-5225          
Traumatic Brain Injury   (615)741-1230          
               
Division of Family Health and Wellness           
(615)741-7353          
Adolescent Health   (615)741-0315          
Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention   (615)253-2657          
Asthma   (615)741-0315          
Breast and Cervical Cancer   (615)741-5253          
Breastfeeding   (615)741-7218          
Cardiovascular Disease/Stroke Prevention   (615)741-4007          
Child Fatality Review    (615)741-0368          
Child Health and Development (CHAD)   (615)741-0329          
Childhood Lead Poisoning   (615)741-0368          
Child Nutrition and Wellness   (615)532-8192          
Child Safety Seat Distribution   (615)741-0368          
Children’s Special Services   (615)741-0361          
Chronic Disease Prevention   (615)532-7772          
Community Nutrition   (615)741-0227          
Diabetes Prevention & Control   (615)741-5379          
Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems   (615)532-8041          
Epilepsy   (615)253-5800          
Family Planning   (615)741-0224          
Fetal Infant Mortality Review   (615)741-0368          
GetFit TN Program   (615)532-8192          
Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Health   (615)532-8192          
Healthier Beginnings   (615)532-8041          
Healthy Promotion   (615)253-5800          
Healthy Communities   (615)532-8192          
Healthy Start   (615)741-0329          
Help Us Grow Successfully (HUGS)   (615)532-8758          
Injury Prevention   (615)741-0368          
Maternal and Child Health   (615)741-7353          
Newborn Screening (Genetics, Metabolic, and Hearing (615)532-8462          
Obesity Prevention   (615)253-8729          
Poison Control   (615)532-7772          
Project Diabetes    (615)532-8192          
Rape/Violence Prevention   (615)253-5800          
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome   (615)741-0368          
Tobacco   (615)253-2551          
WIC, Commodity Supplemental Food, Farmer's Market (615)741-7218          
Women’s Health & Genetics   (615)741-0377          
               
Division of Health Disparities        
Minority Health   (615)741-9443          
Rural Health    (615)741-0380          
State Health Access Program   (615)741-5226          
State Conrad J-1 Visa Program   (615)741-2101          
State Loan Repayment Program   (615)532-0195          
State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care   (615)741-0388          
Uninsured Adult Primary Care and    (615)741-4545          
   Emergency Dental Services Safety Net Program              
               
Division of Health Licensure and Regulation          
(615) 741-8402          
CLIA   (615)741-7023 Fax (615)532-2700      
Emergency Medical Services   (615)741-2584 Fax (615)741-4217      
    (800)778-4505          
Health Care Facilities   (615)741-7221 Fax (615)741-7051      
    (800)778-4504          
Health Care Facilities Complaint Hot Line   (877)287-0010          
Health Related Boards   (615)532-3202          
    (800)778-4123          
Investigations   (615)532-3421 Fax (615)532-2499      
    (800)852-2187          
Nurse Aide Questions   (615)532-5171 Fax (615)248-3601      
Nurse Aide Registry   (615)741-7670 Fax (615)248-3601      
Right to Know   (615)253-8746 Fax (615)401-7683      
               
Health Related Boards -   (615) 532-3202 or (800)778-4123      
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Communications Disorders & Sciences   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369      
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Controlled Substance Monitoring Database   (615) 253-1305 Fax (615) 253-8782      
Criminal Background Check   (615) 741-0384          
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Electrology   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724      
Genetic Counselors   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484      
Hearing Instrument Specialists (HIS)   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369      
Massage   (615) 253-2111 Fax (615) 532-5164      
Medical Examiners   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484      
Medical Laboratory   (615) 532-5128 Fax 615-253-8724      
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Midwifery   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484      
Nursing   (615) 532-5166 Fax (615) 741-7899      
Nursing Home Administrators   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724      
Occupational Therapy   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724      
Optometry   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369      
Osteopathic Physicians & Osteopathic X-Ray   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484      
Pain Management Clinic   (615) 741-3218 Fax (615) 741-2722      
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Pharmacy   (615) 741-2718 Fax (615) 741-2722      
Physical Therapy   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724      
Physician Assistants   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484      
Podiatry (Orthotist, Pedorthist & Prosthetists)   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369      
Polysomnography   (615) 532-4384 Fax (615) 253-4484      
Prof Counselors, Marital & Family Therapy, Pastoral Counselors (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369      
Psychology   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369      
Reflexology   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724      
Respiratory Care   (615) 741-3807 Fax (615) 253-8724      
Social Workers   (615) 741-5735 Fax (615) 532-5369      
Veterinary (& Vet X-Ray, Animal Control, Euthanasia Techs) (615) 532-5090 Fax (615) 532-5164      
               
Division of Information Technology Services      
(615)741-3752      
Helpdesk   (615)532-8656          
               
Division of Laboratory Services      
(615)262-6300      
               
Division of Policy, Planning and Assessment      
(615)741-5001      
Cancer Surveillance   (615)532-7903          
Health Statistics Data Request   (615)741-4939          
Research   (615)253-4702          
Vital Records   (615)741-1763          
    (855)809-0072          
Medical Records Closed Licensed Facilities   (615)741-4411          
               
Office of Communication and Media Relations      
(615)741-3111      
               
Office of Compliance      
Internal Audit   (615)741-1733          
HIPAA   877-280-0054          
Title VI   (615)741-9421          
               
To report suspicious or fraud, waste or abuse within the Department, contact the office of Internal Audit at      
(615)741-1733 or the Comptroller of the Treasury’s Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline at (800)232-5454.      
               
Office of General Counsel      
(615)532-7665 or (615)741-1611      
               
Office of Health Policy Advisory      
(615)741-9411      
               
Office of Human Resources      
(615)741-6350      
Classification Compensation   (615)741-6354          
Employee Benefits   (615)532-8197          
Human Resource Transactions/Attendance and Leave (615)253-5604          
Performance Evaluation   (615)741-6354          
               
Office of Legislative Services      
(615)741-3111      
               
Office of Patient Care Advocacy      
(615)741-5879 or (800)722-7901      
               
Office of Quality Improvement and Accreditation      
(615)532-9223      
               
Office of Chief Medical Examiner       
(423) 439-8403      
State of Tennessee Department of Health      
William L. Jenkins Forensic Center      
P.O. Box 70431      
Johnson City, TN 37614      
Health.OCME@tn.gov      
(423) 439-8070              
               
Office of Health Planning      
(615)532-3161      
The State Health Plan   (615)532-3161          
Certificate of Need    (615)532-3161          
               
Commissioner's Office      
Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH       (615)741-3111          
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