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A Brief History of Health Department COVID-19 Testing

The Hamilton County Health Department has offered free COVID-19 testing since April 3, 2020. Since that date, approximately 80,000 people have been tested at Health Department testing sites. “We are proud to have offered free COVID-19 testing to ...

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Blood Assurance is making an appeal for millennial and Gen Z donors due to low donor turnout and continuous blood drive cancellations throughout their schools and work places. Less than one day’s supply ... Read more

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The Hamilton County Health Department, in partnership with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, is notifying the community of potential COVID-19 exposures associated with UTC's ... Read more

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This flu season is going to be more challenging than ever due to the added risk of COVID-19 in our community. Influenza and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by ... Read more

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The federal government has quietly changed a policy that could make it easier for some residents to sign up for health insurance. Previously, workers had only 60 days after losing their job-based health coverage to sign up for marketplace plans ... Read more

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Blood Assurance is in critical need of O-positive and O-negative due to multiple ongoing traumas in its service area. There is less than ½ day’s supply. A-positive, A-negative, B-negative, and B-positive ... Read more

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Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men and will strike approximately 192,000 men this year – and kill more than 33,000 – making it second only to lung cancer as the deadliest cancer in men. African-American men are at especially ... Read more

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