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Knoxville News Sentinel
Campaign wants to talk about ‘strong babies’Baby campaign. Her name is Savannah, and she's now 4. ---- CREDIT: Serve Market
Campaign wants to talk about ‘strong babies’
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Baby campaign. Her name is Savannah, and she's now 4. ---- CREDIT: Serve Marketing Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Knox County Health Department Director Dr. Martha Buchanan will kick off a public health campaign at 1:30 this afternoon in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Galesburg measures aim to deal with lead issues in city's drinking waterMayor John Pritchard said the city now needs to focus on abating lead in the ho
Galesburg measures aim to deal with lead issues in city's drinking water
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Mayor John Pritchard said the city now needs to focus on abating lead in the home environment. He cited the findings of the Knox County Health Department, which identified just 150 properties in Galesburg as places where children were poisoned. Of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Walking school bus brings fun, safety to elementary studentswalking school bus is an initiative of the Knoxville-Knox County Safe Routes to
Walking school bus brings fun, safety to elementary students
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
walking school bus is an initiative of the Knoxville-Knox County Safe Routes to School Partnership and is led by the Knox County Health Department. It's at four schools in the district, including Christenberry. And the walking school bus... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Walking school bus brings fun, safety to students at Christenberry Elementarywalking school bus is an initiative of the Knoxville-Knox County Safe Routes to
Walking school bus brings fun, safety to students at Christenberry Elementary
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
walking school bus is an initiative of the Knoxville-Knox County Safe Routes to School Partnership and is led by the Knox County Health Department. It's at four schools in the district, including Christenberry. And the walking school bus... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Let’s Move! gets families hopping at Victor Ashe Parkof, like the (Knoxville) Zoo, the YMCA and the Boys & Girls Club." The event —
Let’s Move! gets families hopping at Victor Ashe Park
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
of, like the (Knoxville) Zoo, the YMCA and the Boys & Girls Club." The event — which was put on by the city as well as the Knox County Health Department, the University of Tennessee and Knox County Schools — is part of First Lady Michelle Obama's... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Cherokee to put $1 million grant into expanding East clinicits East Knoxville clinic, Freeman said. Cherokee began operating the clinic i
Cherokee to put $1 million grant into expanding East clinic
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
its East Knoxville clinic, Freeman said. Cherokee began operating the clinic in 2010, at that time in cooperation with Knox County Health Department, which had previously operated the county's Hardy clinic there — named for prominent East... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
What you need to know about measleshealth officials in West Tennessee confirmed six cases of measles, the largest
What you need to know about measles
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 19 days ago
health officials in West Tennessee confirmed six cases of measles, the largest outbreak the area has ever seen. Dr. Martha Buchanan from the Knox County Health Department joins us to talk about what you can do to protect y... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Galesburg tackles U.S. EPA recommendationsbeen focusing heavily on lead in the water but we've now learned there may be a
Galesburg tackles U.S. EPA recommendations
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 26 days ago
been focusing heavily on lead in the water but we've now learned there may be a bigger issue. Officials at the Knox County Health Department say the lead is coming from elsewhere. "When we look at the lead dust and paint about 80-90%... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Rabies vaccination clinics set for Mayhas a few bats test positive each year, posing a danger even to indoor animals,
Rabies vaccination clinics set for May
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
has a few bats test positive each year, posing a danger even to indoor animals, since bats can fly inside homes. The Knox County Health Department and Knoxville Veterinarian Association will offer $10 rabies shots at area schools from 2-4:30... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
County, public health officials ask for community’s help to prevent mosquito-borne illnessofficials are asking for the community's assistance to prevent mosquito-borne i
County, public health officials ask for community’s help to prevent mosquito-borne illness
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
officials are asking for the community's assistance to prevent mosquito-borne illness. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and the East Tennessee Regional Health Office (ETRO) of the Tennessee Department of... Read more

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