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FluMist Program

Each fall the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) partners with Knox County elementary and middle schools, private schools, Head Starts, and child care facilities to offer influenza vaccinations or FluMist in the school setting to eligible children.

Influenza usually enters a community through children, and children are known to be the major transmitter of flu to other persons. This collaborative effort creates a healthier community and helps keep our children in school and schools open.

The 2014 in-school FluMist program is now complete. If your child has not had a flu vaccine, you may bring him or her to any KCHD location. Please see the sidebar on the right for contact information and directions to our locations.


Consent Forms

Please visit this Web page in the summer for a link to the 2015 online consent form or for a downloadable paper version of the form.

No child will be vaccinated without a completed, signed and returned consent form. Parents/guardians may complete the form online, which is a time-saver for parents/guardians and will enable KCHD staff to more efficiently manage this complex program. Your participation in the online process is greatly appreciated.

Paper consent forms will be available at the schools or on this Web page in the summer.


Vaccination Clinic Dates

Phase one typically starts in September and runs through October. Phase Two is usually in November or December. Please check back for the 2015 clinic schedule.


Vaccination Clinic Schedule

Please check back to find out when the 2015 vaccination clinic comes to your school.


For more information

If you have questions about influenza vaccination, we encourage you to ask your school nurse, call your doctor’s office, or go to www.cdc.gov. If you have questions about the vaccination clinics, please click here to email us.

The Knox County Health Department strongly advocates influenza vaccinations to prevent the spread of disease. Your input on KCHD's programs is important to us. Please click here to take our survey. Thank you!

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Main Clinic
140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-215-5000

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

405 Dante Road
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-215-5500

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Closed:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
(daily for lunch)

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

1028 Old Cedar Bluff
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-215-5950

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

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