• State Rep. Kelly Keisling

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Public Information Number 877-857-2945 Available 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. CST Daily PLEASE NOTE: COVID-19 is a reportable disease in Tennessee. Infectious agent:  severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus2 (SARS-CoV-2)

Situation Summary: In December 2019, Chinese health authorities identified an outbreak of pneumonia associated with a novel, or new, coronavirus which has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, including the United States. There are ongoing investigations to learn more. Click here to access CDC’s COVID-19 webpage for the most up to date information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.

There are three COVID-19 cases in Tennessee as of March 8, 2020. For the Public: Learn more about this disease

Learn about CDC guidance for travelers

Facility Visitor Guidance Interim Guidelines: Mass Gatherings/Large Community Events

Interim Guidelines: Childcare and Schools

Interim Guidelines: Businesses & Employers

Update from TDH Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP on preparedness for COVID-19, 2/28/2020

Video Update from TDH Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP on preparedness for COVID-19, 2/28/2020

Health Care Providers:

Clinical information about this disease

About triage and assessment

Report a case of this disease

Report a case of this disease by fax

Submit a specimen for laboratory testing

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators

Preparedness Tools: COVID19 Healthcare Tabletop Exercise Facilitator Manual

COVID19 Healthcare Tabletop Facilitator PPT

COVID19 Healthcare Tabletop Exercise for Participants


Laboratory testing for this disease

Report a case of this disease

TN Specimen Submission Guide (Form 1/3)

TN PH 4182 Laboratory Submission Form (Form 2/3)

CDC PUI Form (Form 3/3)

Public Health: CDC Daily Key Points

TDH traveler interview guide

TDH contact tracing guide

TDH contact interview script

TDH active monitoring full guidance

TDH active monitoring quick guide

Guidance for returning travelers

Triage and assessment Information provided by the Tennessee Department of Health (https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html) Accessed on March 9, 2020

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