State Makes Microcephaly a Reportable Condition

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) made microcephaly a reportable condition as of February 25, 2016. All new cases of microcephaly in Tennessee, regardless of etiology, should be reported to TDH. A link to the reporting tool can be found at:

TDH also has published a frequently asked questions document related to microcephaly surveillance and asked THA to share it with members. The document includes contact information for TDH’s regional departments across the state.

For additional information, contact Michael Warren at TDH,, or Chris Clarke at THA, 615-401-7437.