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Flu activity growing in our region on the CDC map

ATLANTA, Georgia (WDEF) Flu activity is increasing in the southeast in this week's CDC map. Georgia remains one of the worst hit states so far...

Alabama health officials issue warning about flesh-eating bacteria

MOBILE, Ala. (CBS News) -- Health officials in Alabama are warning residents of a flesh-eating bacteria found in bodies of water throughout the state. The Alabama Department of...

CDC to launch awareness campaign warning of opioid dangers

ATLANTA (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to launch a new ad campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of...

Flu is growing across the southeast, not just Rhea County

Flu is widespread throughout most of the country

US health officials cancel climate conference; don’t say why

NEW YORK (AP) - The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly.

Hamilton County Health Department urging people to take Zika Virus serious

"Everybody needs to protect themselves against those mosquito bites," Deakins said.

What’s Trending? Dollywood’s New Coaster Delayed, Rubio Drops Out, & Indy Rides Again

What's trending this morning? Dollywood delays the opening of its new coaster, Rubio suspends campaign, and Harrison Ford dusts off the fedora.

CDC Warns Flu Vaccine Might Not Protect Against Mutated Strain

This year's virus has been trickier than most. It is mutating. So that flu vaccine you got may not work as well as we first thought.

Time for flu shots

"People can get the flu any time," Buecker said.
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Back to School today in Bradley County and Dayton City

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) - More students are heading back to class on Wednesday. (Post or email your back to school photos pictures@wdef.com) Schools in Bradley County...

Tivoli begins Recovery Fund for lost Covid-19 concerts

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The public performance shutdown during the Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on Chattanooga area concert venues. Tivoli Theatre Foundation officials say...

Boats collide on Hiwassee River over the weekend

CROSSVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency released information on Tuesday on three boating incidents from the weekend. They include a boat collision...
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CPD officers injured in Hixson duplex fire over the weekend

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - A fire at a duplex on Eldridge Road Sunday night injured three CPD officers. Chattanooga Police shared details of the situation...