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Clinical Health


Adult Primary Care

Knox County Health Department has partnered with Cherokee Health Systems to provide adult primary care medical services. All adults seeking primary care medical services are directed to Cherokee Health Systems at 2018 Western Avenue in Knoxville. Services provided at Cherokee include medical care, social services assistance and mental health services. Prescriptions may also be filled at Cherokee. More


Centers of Excellence (COE)

The COE serves adult residents (18 years and up) in Knox County and the 16 surrounding counties who are on TennCare, the Knox County Indigent Care Program, or who are Ryan White Eligible. Services include health assessment, medical care related to HIV and AIDS, and nutritional and pharmaceutical counseling. More


Clinic Locations and Directions

Knox County Health Department has three locations: main clinic, Teague and West. More


Communicable Disease Clinic

The Communicable Disease Program focuses on identifying and treating sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS. More


Dental Services

Our clinical office, located on the second floor of the main health department, provides emergency care and routine dental services to qualified Knox County residents. The dental clinic is open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. More


Home Visiting Department

The Home Visiting Department provides the following services: Children’s Special Services Program (CSS), Help Us Grow Successfully (HUGS), Newborn Screening Follow-Up, Newborn Hearing Screening Follow-Up, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Prevention. More


Immunizations


Insurance Plans Accepted

Click here for a list of the insurance plans we currently accept.


Pediatric Primary Care Services

The Knox County Health Department has partnered with Cherokee Health Systems to provide pediatric primary care medical services. All patients seeking pediatric care services should go to Cherokee Health Services Pediatrics, located on the first floor of the main health department location, 140 Dameron Ave. Services include well child-care, immunizations, and care for acute and chronic illnesses. More


Preventive Health Services

KCHD provides the following preventative health services (all services may not be provided at all locations):

  • Immunizations
  • Well Child Exams (EPSDT)
  • STD/HIV Screenings
  • TB Testing
  • Family Planning
  • Lice and Scabies Checks
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Newborn Screening Tests

More


School Dental Program

The program offers free preventive dental services to children in grades K-8 in the school setting. Services include oral health education, oral exams and screenings, referrals for care, follow up of immediate need, dental sealants, and fluoride varnish application, if needed. 
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Social Services

Social Services conducts eligibility determinations for the Knox County Indigent Care Program, Dental Program and temporary Medicaid coverage for pregnant women. More


TENNderCare (EPSDT) Program

The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program is designed for the care of children from birth to young adulthood. Through the TENNder Care Program, children on TennCare from birth until the age of 21 are able to receive the health care they need. The goal of the program is to increase the number of children in Tennessee who receive preventative health screenings. More


WIC (Women, Infant and Children Clinic)

The WIC Program provides nutrition education and supplemental foods to low-income persons who are also nutritionally at risk. The target population for WIC includes pregnant women, breastfeeding women up to one year postpartum, non-breastfeeding women up to six months postpartum, infants, and children up to age five. More


Women’s Health

The Women's Health Clinic provides family planning, pregnancy testing, GYN wellness care (annual exams), and breast and cervical cancer screening, education and referrals (for those who meet program guidelines). More

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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 health department clinics open at 12:30 p.m. on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

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 health department clinics open at 12:30 p.m. on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

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

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

All health department clinics open at 12:30 p.m. on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

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