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Certified Nursing Assistant license (615)532-5171
Communicable & Environmental Disease (615)741-7247
Dental license (615)532-5073
Emergency Medical Services license (615)741-2584
General Environmental Health (Hotels, Motels, Restaurants and Tattoo)  (615)741-7206
Health Care Facilities (615)741-7221
Health Statistics (615)741-1954
Immunizations (615)741-7247
Massage Therapy license (615)253-2111
Medical Records licensed practitioners (615)532-3202
Medical Doctors license (615)532-4384
Nursing license (615)532-5166
Pharmacy license  (615)253-1299
Physical Therapy license (615)741-3807
Professional Counselors license (615)532-5088
State Operator  (615)355-8066
Vital Records (Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates) (615)741-1763
  (855)809-0072
Division of Administrative Services
Accounts Payable (615)741-2044
Administrative Services (615)741-3151
Budget and Financial Management (615)741-3151
Contract Review (615)741-3151
Facilities Management (615)741-3151
Fiscal Services (615)741-3321
Procurement (615)741-1091
Division of Communicable and Environmental Disease & Emergency Preparedness  
(615)741-7247 or toll free 800-404-3006
Animal Friendly Grant Program (615)741-7206
Camp/Campgrounds Inspections  (615)741-7206
Emergency Preparedness (615)741-7247
Environmental Epidemiology (615)741-7247
Foodborne, Vectorborne or Zoonotic Diseases (615)741-7247
Healthcare Associated Infections  (615)741-7247
HIV/AIDS/STD (615)741-7500
Hotels, Motels and Pool Inspections (615)741-7206
Immunizations (615)741-7247
Rabies  (615)741-7206
Surveillance Systems and Informatics (615)741-7247
Tattoos (615)741-7206
Tuberculosis (615)741-7247
Division of Community Health Services
(615)741-7305
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)532-8494
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
Pain Clinics:
   Owned by Medical Doctors (615)741-3218 Fax (615)741-2722
   Owned by Osteopathic Physicians (615)741-3218 Fax (615)741-2722
   Owned by Physician Assistants (615)741-3218 Fax (615)741-2722
   Owned by Advanced Practice Nurses (615)741-3218 Fax (615)741-2722 
       
Acupuncture (615) 532-4384 fax (615) 253-4484
Alcohol & Drug Counselors (615) 741-5735 fax (615) 532-5369
Athletic Trainers (615) 741-3807 fax (615) 253-8724
Chiropractic (615) 741-5735 fax (615) 532-5369
Communications Disorders & Sciences (615) 741-5735 fax (615) 532-5369
Continuing Education (615) 532-2520 fax (615) 401-7683
Controlled Substance Monitoring Database (615) 253-1305 fax (615) 253-8782
Criminal Background Check (615) 741-0384    
Dental (615) 532-5073 fax (615) 770-7444
Dietitians/Nutritionist (615) 741-3807 fax (615) 253-8724
Dispensing Opticians (615) 741-5735 fax (615) 532-5369
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
Medical X-Ray &Radiologist Assistants (615) 532-4384 fax (615) 253-4484
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
Perfusionists, Clinical (615) 532-4384 fax (615) 253-4484
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 (615)741-1969
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
Biography