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.
Adult Vaccines (while available)
Tdap - $ 4.00
Pneumonia - $ 10.00
New H.A.N.D.S. Program
Available in July for parents with upcoming 2nd Child, details to be posted soon. For information call the health department H.A.N.D.S. Department at 606-546-3486.
Family Planning Scheduled every other Monday
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 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.
Knox County Women’s Cancer Support Group meets the last Monday of each month at 6:00 at Tammy’s Café on Knox Street. Call Jerri for more information.
Go to http://ky.train.org
Follow insturctions to create a new account
Click on Create Account
After your account has been created
Enter your Login name and Password
Enter Course ID number 1034154 on right hand side of screen
Scroll down to Food Handler Module and click Go to Course Details
Click Registration then click Launch
After you have successfully completed your test. Click on Quit
Click on home to return to the home page
Click on Certificates located under My Learning Record. The course evaluation must be completed prior to printing the certificate.
The certificate is not your food handler's card. To receive your food handlers card, bring the print out of your food handler certificate and $10.00 to the Environmental office of the Knox County Health Department
For more information, call Rick Dye at 606-546-3486
If interested in quitting smoking, please contact Belinda or Paula at 545-3486.
1st Tuesday of each month. Call to confirm class schedule at 606-546-3486 $10.00 fee no personal checks
11 year old – required vaccines as of July 1:
Gardasil (optional and available for girls and boys.)
Ages 19 – 26 year olds ($ 4.00 per dose until supplies run out)
Hep A – 2 dose
Gardasil – 3 dose
Call (606)546-3486 for appointments, information or questions.