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Tennessee Local Department of Health and Agriculture Contact Information

Tennessee State Department of Health Contact Information

Most questions regarding food production, handling, sales and serving, including cottage food laws and regulations are handled by the state's local health department or department of agriculture, and sometimes by a city or county business registration office.

Tennessee Health Department

Main Office: Tennessee Department of Health

710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Email: [email protected].

Tennessee local department of health contacts

The following areas contact info, some provide information regarding their department and its services:

See this page for Tennessee County Offices.

Regional Offices

  • East Regional Office:
    2101 Medical Center Way
    Knoxville, TN 37920
    [email protected].
    (865) 546-9221
    (865) 594-6008 Fax

  • Mid-Cumberland Regional Office:
    710 Hart Lane
    Nashville, TN 37247
    [email protected].
    (615) 650-7000
    (615) 262-6139 Fax

  • Northeast Regional Office:
    185 Treasure Lane
    Johnson City, TN 37604-6519
    [email protected].
    (423) 979-3200
    (423) 979-3267 Fax

  • South Central Regional Office:
    1216 Trotwood Ave.
    Columbia, TN 38401-6406
    [email protected].
    (931) 380-2532
    (931) 380-3364 Fax

  • Southeast Regional Office:
    1301 Riverfront Parkway, Suite 209
    Chattanooga, TN 37402
    [email protected].
    (423) 634-3124
    (423) 634-1003 Fax

  • Upper Cumberland Regional Office:
    1100 England Drive
    Cookeville, TN 38501-0924
    [email protected].
    (931) 528-7531
    (931) 520-0413 Fax

  • West - Jackson Regional Office:
    295 Summar St.
    Jackson, TN 38301
    [email protected].
    (731) 423-6600

  • West - Union City Regional Office:
    PO Box 190
    1010 Mt. Zion Road
    Union City, TN 38261
    [email protected].
    (731) 884-2645
    (731) 884-2650 Fax

Tennessee COVID Coronavirus Information

Tennessee Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) page

Click here for COVID-19 vaccine information.

COVID-19 Public Information Number 877-857-2945 or 833-556-2476 Available 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Friday and 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Tennessee Environmental Health

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website

FDA Labeling and Nutrition

Nutrition Facts Label, Label Claims, Menu and Vending Machine Labeling, Gluten-Free Labeling

FDA Ingredients and Packaging

Food & Color Additives, GRAS, Food Allergens, Food Contact Substances, New Plant Varieties

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a tool, the AskUSDA site providing information from across USDA all in one place. Just type key words or phrases into the search box. Your search will provide the top 10 results from across USDA. For the best search results, keep in mind that including "and" in the search box will exclude articles that don't include all searched words. Including "or" in the search box will include articles with any of the searched words.

If you have specific USDA questions that you cannot find answers to on the site, call (202) 720-2791 or email USDA at [email protected].

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

If you are looking for the national US Department of Health, that's the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and here is the mailing address and phone number:

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Toll Free Call Center: 1-877-696-6775
Note: Please be aware that mail sent to their Washington D.C. area offices takes an additional 3-4 days to process due to security precautions.

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