Public Health to take a sequestration hit

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- It could be a tough pill to swallow.

We've been taking a look at how the sequester will hit Tennessee all week and today your medicine cabinet.

These numbers from the White House,

The state could lose close to $1.5M for substance abuse programs.

Around $250,000 could be eliminated from the Department of Health and close to three thousand kids might have to go without vaccines.
Our Health Department is still waiting to hear from Nashville on how the cuts will effect us.