Day Light Saving Bill Update for Tennessee

Day Light Saving Bill Update for Tennessee - The house has approved and advanced the bill to keep Tennessee on Day Light Saving Time all year long. That would mean no more time change. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The vote came in 86 to 5. The bill now must pass in Senate. Many other … Continue reading Day Light Saving Bill Update for Tennessee

Confirmed Measles in East Tennessee

Confirmed Measles in East Tennessee - this was once one of the vaccines that a child gets to help prevent this disease. But, today, many parents are opting out of these vaccines. #measles CDC Image Opting out of these, now opens the door for your child or yourself to get these deadly diseases. "While the … Continue reading Confirmed Measles in East Tennessee

Health Dept. Sees Increase in Hepatitis A Cases

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) is seeing a rise in hepatitis A cases related to the ongoing statewide outbreak. While KCHD has been investigating hepatitis A cases related to the outbreak since July 2018, the rate at which new cases are being reported has accelerated recently. From July 2018 to February 2019, a total … Continue reading Health Dept. Sees Increase in Hepatitis A Cases

Tennessee Under Level 3 – State of Emergency

Current Activation Status is: Level 3 - State of Emergency State-Level Emergency Declarations in Tennessee 🚨 The Governor or the Governor's designee under TCA 58-2-107 may declare a state of emergency by executive order or proclamation, or by activation of the Tennessee Emergency Management Plan (TEMP). This law allows the Governor to assume direct operational … Continue reading Tennessee Under Level 3 – State of Emergency

Tennessee – Record low number of wildfires in 2018

- Burn Permits Required Through May 15 - Tennessee is celebrating a record to be proud of. Thanks to favorable weather and citizens who burned debris safely, 2018 saw a record low number of wildfires. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is working to continue that trend throughout 2019 by reminding citizens that … Continue reading Tennessee – Record low number of wildfires in 2018