Knox County Tennessee

If you have questions about monkeypox or eligibility for the vaccine, please call our public information line at 865-215-5000.


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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)
    865-215-5370*
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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
865-215-5000

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

Please Note:

On the first Wednesday of every month (except August), 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.
On the third Wednesday of every month, KCHD clinics (Women's Health, COE, CDC, Dental, TIC, Immunizations, COVID clinic and West) are closed in the morning for staff clinical education. On these days, the main location will open at 10 a.m. and the West Clinic will open at 10:30 a.m.
*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
865-215-5950

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

On the first Wednesday of every month (except August), 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.

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