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Programs and Services

  • Birth and death certificates
    Academic Health Department | 865-215-5284
    • Program for students to apply classroom knowledge to challenges in the field in a practice setting
  • Birth and death certificates
    Air Quality Management | 865-215-5900
    • Industrial air contaminant permits
    • Open burning permits
    • Compliance inspections
    • Ambient air monitoring network
  • Centers of Excellence (COE)
    Centers of Excellence (COE) | 865-215-5080*
    • HIV case management
    • HIV medical care and nutritional counseling
  • CHANT - Community Health Access and Navigation Tennessee
    CHANT – Community Health Access and Navigation Tennessee |865-215-5190
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    Provide support for families with children (prenatal – age 21) in the following ways:
    • Provide linkage to medical resources for all family members
    • Provide parenting education and developmental screenings for children
    • Children’s Special Services (CSS) provides financial assistance for children from birth to age 21, who have chronic illnesses or disability needs (subject to family income requirements)
  • Communicable Disease Clinic (CDC)
    Communicable Disease Clinic(CDC)
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    • Tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment, testing and treatment
    • Confidential sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment
    • Confidential HIV testing and treatment referral
    • Confidential and confirmatory testing and case management for hepatitis C
  • Community Health
    Community Health | 865-215-5170
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    • Adolescent pregnancy prevention
    • Baby & Me-Tobacco-Free Program
    • Breastfeeding promotion
    • Chronic disease prevention
    • Fetal/Infant Mortality Review and Prevention
    • Healthy Weight Program
    • Minority health outreach
    • Safe Routes to School
    • Senior falls prevention
    • Tobacco use prevention
    • Violence prevention
    • Worksite wellness
  • Dental Clinic
    Dental Clinic | 865-215-5110
    • Emergency dental care
    • Routine dental services
    • School-based dental preventive services
  • Emergency Preparedness
    Emergency Preparedness | 865-215-5093
    • Public health preparedness and response to infectious disease Outbreaks
  • Environmental Health
    Environmental Health | 865-215-5200
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    • Groundwater protection, enforcement, and permits
    • Subsurface sewage disposal system (SSDS) file search form
    • Restaurant and grocery store inspections and permitting
    • Online food safety training and certification
    • Swimming pools, hotels, tattoo and piercing studios, schools and child care inspections and permitting
    • Vector control
    • Rabies vaccination certificates
  • Epidemiology Program
    Epidemiology Program | 865-215-5093
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    • Compile valid and reliable data pertaining to the health status of the Knox County population
    • Infectious and notifiable diseases outbreak investigations
    • Chronic diseases data collection, interpretation and dissemination
  • Harm Reduction
    Harm Reduction | 865-215-5365
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    • Non-judgmental access to alcohol/drug detox and treatment services
    • Overdose prevention and referrals to harm reduction resources
    • Client-centered relapse prevention support
  • Immunization Program
    Immunization Program | 865-215-5150
    • Immunization records
    • Vaccines For Children Program
  • Birth and death certificates
    Parents as Teachers (PAT) | 865-215-5120
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    Evidence-based early childhood home visiting model that provides services to pregnant women and families with children from birth through kindergarten.
    • Grow parent knowledge of early childhood development
    • Provide early detection of developmental delays and health issues
    • Increasing children’s school readiness and success
    • Help reduce Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Birth and death certificates
    Substance Misuse Response | 865-215-5549
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    • All4Knox community initiative to address substance misuse
    • Overdose Fatality Review
    • Substance misuse outreach and education

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Knox County Tennessee - Health Department

Main Clinic
140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
*Some clinics have extended hours. Please check the clinic's webpage for their respective hours.

Please Note:

On the first Wednesday of every month, all KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning for staff in-service. On these days, the main location (140 Dameron Ave.) will open at 11 a.m. and the West Clinic (1028 Old Cedar Bluff) will open at 11:30 a.m.
Clinics will also open at 10 a.m. (Main location), and 10:30 a.m. (West Clinic) on the following Wednesdays:
  • October 18, 2023
  • January 17, 2024
  • April 17,2024
  • July 17, 2024

*All other offices will open at 8 a.m.

Infant and childhood immunizations as well as adult vaccines by appointment ONLY. Please call 865-215-5950.

1028 Old Cedar Bluff
Knoxville, TN 37923

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Clinics will also open at 10 a.m. (Main location), and 10:30 a.m. (West Clinic) on the following Wednesdays:
  • January 18
  • April 19
  • July 19
  • September 20

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