The Knox County Health Department is committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we will strive to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare in the community we serve and work to protect the health of the public to the best of our ability.
Now available for parents with upcoming 2nd child. For information call the health department H.A.N.D.S. Department at 606-546-3486.
Family Planning Scheduled every other Wednesday beginning September 4, 2013
Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening scheduled every Tuesday and Thursday. Call for appointment.
The Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center Mobile Mammography Van will be at Knox County Health Department every month, please call for an appointment.
Knox County Health Coalition meets 4th Tuesday of every month at 10:00 am at Union College in the Francis Patridge or Heritage Conference Room of the Student Center. Call Belinda Prichard for details
Sandy Bottoms Hike and Bike Nature Trail Located off Manchester Street outside the floodwall. Great place to walk, hike and bike, and spend quality time with your family outside in nature. Contact Belinda Prichard for details
Diabetes Support Group meets 2nd Monday of Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct months at the Knox County Health Department at 2:00PM, Call Belinda for more information.
Here are some basic health guidelines for women throughout their reproductive years: Consume 400 micrograms of folic acid daily: Manage chronic maternal illnesses such as diabetes, seizure disorders, or phenylketonuria (PKU): Reach and maintain a healthy weight: Talk to a health care provider about taking any medications, both prescription and over-the-counter: Avoid alcohol, smoking, and illicit drugs: See a health care provider regularly: Avoid toxic substances at work or at home: Know their family history and seek reproductive genetic counseling, if appropriate: and Ensure protection against domestic violence.
The Knox County Health Department is currently giving the 2013-2014 seasonal flu vaccine. The vaccine is available for individuals meeting specific requirements. For more details call 606-546-3486.
If interested in quitting smoking, please contact Belinda or Paula at 546-3486.
1st Tuesday of each month. Call to confirm class schedule at 606-546-3486 $10.00 fee. No personal checks
11 year old – required vaccines as of July 1:
Gardasil (optional and available for girls and boys.)
Ages 19 – 26 year olds ($22 per dose until supplies run out)
Gardasil – 3 dose
Tdap - $
Call (606)546-3486 for appointments, information or questions.