Shelby County Health Departments (Tennessee)

Shelby County Health Departments operate at the state, county, or local level, and they are responsible for monitoring public health. As part of this responsibility, Health Departments in Shelby County, Tennessee may provide a range of services, including issuing birth certificates and death certificates. These records, which act as legal proof, contain personal information such as the date, time, and location of birth or death. These records may be required to apply for government services, carry out a will, or conduct genealogical research. Shelby County Health Departments may also provide information on public health threats, health code violations, and disease tracking. They may also provide information about Shelby County restaurant violations, unhealthy living conditions, and public health complaints. Health Departments provide access to their services and documents on their website.

Memphis And Shelby County Health Department Memphis TN 814 Jefferson Avenue 38105 901-544-7583

Shelby County Health Department Memphis TN 6170 Macon Road 38134 901-222-9800

Shelby County Health Department Millington TN 8225 U.s. 51 38053 901-873-4433

Shelby County Health Department Collierville TN 167 Washington Street 38017 901-222-9900

Shelby County Medicaid Offices are local branches of the federal Medicaid program, and they administer Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). A Medicaid Office in Shelby County, Tennessee can help determine eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP, process applications for Medicaid and CHIP, and assist in enrolling new members. They also process Medicaid renewal applications, which may be required every year. Applicants must provide a Social Security number, proof of citizenship or immigration status, income verification, and other information on financial assets. Medicaid serves Shelby County low-income individuals and families, low-income nursing home residents, and people with disabilities. Information on Medicaid and CHIP are available on the Medicaid Office website.

Memphis Tennessee Medicaid Office Memphis TN 3230 Jackson Avenue 38122 901-320-7200

Shelby County Departments of Aging provide services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of elderly people. Their services can include in-home care, adult daycare programs, family caregiver support, meal delivery services, and transportation services. They may also provide employment services to workers who are age 55 or older. The Department of Aging in Shelby County, Tennessee may also maintain records on the abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly, as well as regulating and licensing services for the elderly. They may also run senior companion programs, health and wellness programs, and protective services. The Shelby County Department of Aging provides information about its services and information through its website.

Shelby County Department of Aging Memphis TN 160 North Main Street 38103 901-576-6610