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Knoxville News Sentinel
Parents, health providers hope vaccination film will open dialogueto demand a Congressional hearing. Regardless, "the CDC is not the only source
Parents, health providers hope vaccination film will open dialogue
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
to demand a Congressional hearing. Regardless, "the CDC is not the only source of information," said Dr. Martha Buchanan, Knox County Health Department director. "Hundreds of other reputable medical journals have done studies and not been able to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
CDC: Flu spray doesn't workSophie Cuccia receives the FluMist vaccine Dec. 9, 2015. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGES
CDC: Flu spray doesn't work
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Sophie Cuccia receives the FluMist vaccine Dec. 9, 2015. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL) Over a decade, Knox County Health Department's in-school flu vaccination program grew into a national model for public health. The... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Free, confidential HIV testing offeredthe test from 3-7 p.m. today and Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Walg
Free, confidential HIV testing offered
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
the test from 3-7 p.m. today and Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Walgreens drugstore, 4423 Western Ave. The Knox County Health Department will offer the test at two locations Saturday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Greater Warner Tabernacle AME... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KCHD offers free HIV testing before National HIV Testing DayKNOXVILLE - The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) announced Wednesday it wil
KCHD offers free HIV testing before National HIV Testing Day
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
KNOXVILLE - The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) announced Wednesday it will offer free HIV testing at two locations Saturday, June 25. Testing is available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greater Warner Tabernacle AME Zion Church on Martin Luther... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
At town hall, surgeon general addresses challenges of opioid addictionIn the audience of more than 200 people waiting to hear U.S. Surgeon General Dr
At town hall, surgeon general addresses challenges of opioid addiction
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
In the audience of more than 200 people waiting to hear U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy speak Tuesday night at Knox County Health Department, two women talked quietly about their adult children. "I can't even tell you how many overdoses," one... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Addressing opioid epidemic was aim of surgeon general’s Knox visitconcerned about a loved one," he said. At 7 p.m, Murthy will speak and answer
Addressing opioid epidemic was aim of surgeon general’s Knox visit
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
concerned about a loved one," he said. At 7 p.m, Murthy will speak and answer questions at a town hall meeting at the Knox County Health Department. The public is invited. "I can read as many briefings as I want in Washington, D.C., but... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Surgeon General Murthy to speak in Knoxville on TuesdayU.S. Surgeon General, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Murthy will lead a
Surgeon General Murthy to speak in Knoxville on Tuesday
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Surgeon General, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Murthy will lead a Community Town Hall Tuesday evening at the Knox County Health Department. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy will lead a Community... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Surgeon general to speak in Knoxville on TuesdayGeneral U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy will speak on the opiate epidemic
Surgeon general to speak in Knoxville on Tuesday
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
General U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy will speak on the opiate epidemic Tuesday at a community town hall at the Knox County Health Department, 140 Dameron Ave. The event will be moderated by Dr. Martha Buchanan, health department... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Surgeon General to speak Tuesday in KnoxvilleTown Hall Tuesday evening in Knoxville. The public is invited to the free foru
Surgeon General to speak Tuesday in Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Town Hall Tuesday evening in Knoxville. The public is invited to the free forum, "The Doctor Is In," at 7 p.m. at Knox County Health Department, 140 Dameron Ave. Health department Director Dr. Martha Buchanan will moderate the town hall,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Event to show what East Knoxville offersHouse; the Beck Cultural Exchange Center; the Tennessee Valley Fair and mascot
Event to show what East Knoxville offers
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
House; the Beck Cultural Exchange Center; the Tennessee Valley Fair and mascot rooster Jasper; DJ Von McClendon; the Knox County Health Department; the Change Center; Five Points Up; HomeSource; the Muse; Williams Creek golf course; Knox Area... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Summer sealant program aims to curb cavitiesequipment, bought with a grant from Delta Dental, this past fall at Interfaith
Summer sealant program aims to curb cavities
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
equipment, bought with a grant from Delta Dental, this past fall at Interfaith Health Clinic's dental clinic. Next month, Knox County Health Department will offer free sealants to children and young adults, regardless of income, by appointment.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Get back-to-school shots out of the way nowGet a jump on the school year by making sure during summer that vaccinations ar
Get back-to-school shots out of the way now
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Get a jump on the school year by making sure during summer that vaccinations are up to date. The Knox County Health Department reminds parents that all students entering preschool, kindergarten or seventh grade — and children of any age who are... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Bike to Work Day celebrated in Knoxville2016, in Knoxville. (WADE PAYNE/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SENTINEL) Cyclist John Hoo
Bike to Work Day celebrated in Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
2016, in Knoxville. (WADE PAYNE/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SENTINEL) Cyclist John Hoover receives an award from Erin Read of the Knox County Health Department during Bike to Work Day Friday, June 3, 2016, at Market Square. (WADE PAYNE/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS... Read more

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