Topic: Crossville TN
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) announces the availability of grant dollars to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, etc., with stream clean-up projects and planting projects during the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Five grants, at $1,000 each, are available for each of TWRA’s four regional Aquatic Habitat Protection projects (a total of $5,000 per region). «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is continuing to provide information and assistance to patients affected by contaminated methylprednisolone acetate, including new outreach efforts to some who may develop localized infections. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – One of Tennessee’s traditions is the annual opening of gun season for deer which falls on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. The 2012 season opens November 17th.
For the second year, sportsmen will find one continuous season that will continue through January 6th, 2013 The continuous season replaced the previously two segmented hunting seasons that were in place prior to last year. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is supporting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an effort to alert patients who may have been treated in Tennessee with potentially unsafe products from New England Compounding Center.
The FDA announced Monday, October 15th, its concerns about additional NECC products, including injectable ophthalmic drugs used in some eye surgeries and cardioplegic solution used in some heart surgeries after May 21st, 2012. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, has provided an update on the investigation of infections associated with recalled methylprednisolone acetate. His statements from today’s media briefing are included below.
As of 1:00pm on October 9th, 2012, TDH has now confirmed 39 cases of illnesses linked to this outbreak. Of those cases, six have resulted in death of the patients.
Persons by State with Meningitis Linked to Epidural Steroid Injections, as of October 9th, 2012. Four more cases have been reported in Tennessee bringing the case total to 39. Two additional confirmed deaths, bringing the Tennessee total to six.
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Nashville, TN – Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, has provided an update on the investigation of infections associated with epidural steroid injections. His statements from today’s media briefing are included below.
Dreyzehner has activated the State Health Operations Center in response to the multi-state outbreak of infections first identified September 18th, 2012. TDH will staff the SHOC daily, and an on-call physician will answer calls after hours.
Persons by State with Meningitis Linked to Epidural Steroid Injections, as of October 8th, 2012. Three more cases have been reported in Tennessee bringing the case total to 35.
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Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health today provided updated information regarding an ongoing investigation of an outbreak associated with epidural steroid injections.
A total of 18 patients with meningitis, epidural abscess, or posterior circulation stroke associated with either cervical or lumbar epidural steroid injections at clinics in Nashville, TN and Crossville, TN have been confirmed. «Read the rest of this article»
23rd Annual Event to Loop through Middle and East Tennessee Regions
Nashville, TN – Bicycle enthusiasts across the state are preparing for the annual Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee, which will kick off its 23rd year with a seven-day ride beginning September 8th and will feature a loop through some of Middle and East Tennessee’s most beautiful landscapes.
Originating at Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville, Tennessee, this year’s route will feature a combination of rolling hills, valleys and some flat terrain. Cyclists can expect to experience beautiful, rural Tennessee scenery and interesting back roads along the way, including visits to several Tennessee State Parks such as Harrison Bay in the Chattanooga area. «Read the rest of this article»
$17.9 Million Provides for Infrastructure and Other Improvements
Clarksville Outlaw Field to receive $2,450,000 in Grants
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $17,968,888 have been approved for 14 Tennessee airports.
The grants are made available through the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Aeronautics Division. The Division administers federal and state funding to assist in the location, design, construction and maintenance of Tennessee’s diverse public aviation system. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The fifth permit for participation in Tennessee’s fourth managed elk hunt will be awarded to the successful bidder in an eBay auction to be held from July 19th-29th. Proceeds from the auction benefit the state’s elk restoration program.
Since the elk hunt was implemented in 2009, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has donated a permit to a Non-Governmental Organization to join four others who were selected from a computer drawing. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation (TWRF) is the recipient of this year’s donated special take permit. «Read the rest of this article»