It's that time of year -- flu season!
This flu season, protect yourself, your family, your friends, and your community. Get a flu vaccine. Call your local health department to schedule an appointment to get your vaccine. Remember there is NO CHARGE.
Careless debris burning is a primary cause of wildfires every year in Tennessee. Debris Burn Permits for leaf and brush piles are now required between Oct. 15 and May 15 and are available online at no charge. Information and debris burn permit can be found at:
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced the expansion of the existing precautionary fish consumption advisory for bass species in the Little River in Blount County in East Tennessee. The pollutant of concern is mercury.