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COVID-19 INFORMATION
Information from TN Dept of Health about the Ongoing Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Healthcare Providers & Laboratories

Healthcare Providers


COVID-19 Emotional Support

If you are a Tennessee health care provider or first responder and want to talk to someone about feelings of stress, anxiety, sadness or depression related to your work, the COVID-19 Emotional Support Line is staffed by specially-trained volunteers who can help. Please call 888-MHART-TN (888-642-7886). Learn more here.




Case Reporting and Result Release

Diagnostic Laboratory Test Ordering and Reporting


Federal Reporting Rules
  • Several memos, regulations, and press releases have been publicized over the past several months regarding COVID-19 laboratory result reporting to Federal, state, and local officials; including the most recent Interim Final Rule with a Comment Period (CMS-3401-IFC) from August 25, 2020.  This memo is intended to summarize the Tennessee Department of Health’s current understanding of the implications of these new policies on facilities providing clinical care or laboratory testing in Tennessee.


Licensure and Executive Orders



Death Certification/Decedent Guidance