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.
Instructions for Online Food Handlers Course is available through the Environmental tab on our Home page.
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 & 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 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. call 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.
Seasonal Flu Vaccine for Fall 2013
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.
Vaccines for Food Handlers Hepatitis A & B and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccines are available for food handlers and restaurant workers for $4.00. Call 606-546-3486 for more information
Smoking Cessation Program
If interested in quitting smoking, please contact Belinda or Paula at 546-3486.
Food Safety Training
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.