Knox County Tennessee

Centers of Excellence

The Centers of Excellence (COE) specialty clinic requires a referral from the patient's primary care physician (PCP). Patients are seen by an infectious diseases specialist who can provide care specific to HIV infection.

Currently, the COE Clinic operates by appointment.

The COE Clinic serves adult (18 years and older) residents in Knox County and the East Tennessee Region (16 counties that surround Knox County) who are on TennCare, Knox County Indigent Care Program or are Ryan White eligible. Those with private insurance and Medicare may qualify through the Ryan White income guidelines.

Additionally, a registered dietician provides nutritional counseling if needed. Pharmaceutical counseling is also provided, if needed.

Finally, medical care managers are available within the clinic to link patients to other services.


Contact Information  

  • Communicable Disease Clinic: (865) 215-5370
  • Centers of Excellence: (865) 215-5080

Some clinical services require a fee which may be based on income, diagnosis and/or eligibility. Payment is due at the time of service. KCHD may bill insurers based on coverage. Proof of income and insurance may be required. No one will be denied service because they cannot pay. Please ask our staff for more information.

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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

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., opens at 11 a.m. and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, Clinics open at 11:30 a.m.

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

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
*Teague Clinic is open for COVID-19 Vaccines, by appointment only. Click here to make an appointment.

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 11 a.m. and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 11:30 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

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 11 a.m. and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 11:30 a.m.

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