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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Sisters hike Mount LeConte 100 years after great grandmotherAmong them, Christi Branscom, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy to Knoxville M
Sisters hike Mount LeConte 100 years after great grandmother
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 days ago
Among them, Christi Branscom, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy to Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, the head of the Knox County Health Department, Martha Buchanan and Lorie Huff Matthews. Her grandparents actually built LeConte Lodge. “It's... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
West Nile virus discovered in South Knox County, spraying scheduled for ThursdayLab tests have confirmed the presence of West Nile virus in Culex mosquitoes in
West Nile virus discovered in South Knox County, spraying scheduled for Thursday
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 days ago
Lab tests have confirmed the presence of West Nile virus in Culex mosquitoes in South Knox County, the Knox County Health Department said Wednesday. KCHD will spray for mosquitoes in the area on Thursday between 9 p.m. and midnight to reduce the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Health department to spray for mosquitoes near Fourth AvenueKnox County Health Department will spray an area of North Knoxville near Fourth
Health department to spray for mosquitoes near Fourth Avenue
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Knox County Health Department will spray an area of North Knoxville near Fourth Avenue for mosquitoes Tuesday night, weather permitting. The health department is spraying the area because Culex mosquitoes it trapped there have tested positive for... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
West Nile Virus found in North Knox mosquitoes, spraying set for TuesdayThe Knox County Health Department announced Monday that lab results have confir
West Nile Virus found in North Knox mosquitoes, spraying set for Tuesday
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 5 days ago
The Knox County Health Department announced Monday that lab results have confirmed the presence of West Nile virus in Culex mosquitoes in the Fourth Avenue area of North Knoxville. Officials will spray for mosquitoes in the area on Tuesday, Aug. 23... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Health programs aim to prevent minors using e-cigaretteshad tripled from 2013 to 2014. “They’ve been marketed as cool, especially with
Health programs aim to prevent minors using e-cigarettes
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 10 days ago
had tripled from 2013 to 2014. “They’ve been marketed as cool, especially with the youth," Public Educator for the Knox County Health Department Kerri Thompson said. “It’s especially concerning because middle schoolers, youth in general,... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Federal grant brings funds to Illinois health centersthousand federal grant to improve patient care. Each facility, including Chest
Federal grant brings funds to Illinois health centers
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 15 days ago
thousand federal grant to improve patient care. Each facility, including Chestnut Health Systems in Bloomington and the Knox County Health Department in Galesburg, will receive $35 thousand from the U.S. Department of Health and Human... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox County sees new Zika cases; more expectedwho traveled overseas where the virus is prevalent and acquired it there. More
Knox County sees new Zika cases; more expected
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
who traveled overseas where the virus is prevalent and acquired it there. More cases are likely in coming weeks, said Knox County Health Department spokeswoman Katharine Killen. "We're not releasing every new travel case," Killen said. "We... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois community health centers get $245K federal grantfacilities include Chestnut Health Systems Inc. in Bloomington, Southern Illino
Illinois community health centers get $245K federal grant
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
facilities include Chestnut Health Systems Inc. in Bloomington, Southern Illinois University in Springfield, the Knox County Health Department in Galesburg and Esperanza Health Centers in Chicago. The funds are for a model of care known... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox Health Department seeks parental feedback on in-school influenza vaccination programKNOXVILLE — The Knox County Health Department is asking parents for feedback on
Knox Health Department seeks parental feedback on in-school influenza vaccination program
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
KNOXVILLE — The Knox County Health Department is asking parents for feedback on how best to proceed with its in-school flu vaccination program. Based on new evidence that the nasal spray vaccine known as FluMist was ineffective, the organization has... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Test results confirm two more Zika cases in Knox CountyThe Knox County Health Department says there are now three confirmed cases of Z
Test results confirm two more Zika cases in Knox County
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 22 days ago
The Knox County Health Department says there are now three confirmed cases of Zika virus in Knox County. This comes just two weeks after health officials announced Knox County's first Zika case. All of the Knox County cases involve individuals who... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville traps mosquitoes to learn more about Zika virusmosquito that has made headlines around the world for its role in transmitting
Knoxville traps mosquitoes to learn more about Zika virus
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
mosquito that has made headlines around the world for its role in transmitting the Zika virus. For the past two weeks the Knox County Health Department have been setting traps for the Aedes mosquito, a genus of mosquito that is fairly common... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knox County Health Department says there are no Mosquitoes carring Zika in Tennesseenow there are no mosquitoes that we have found carrying the Zika virus in Tenne
Knox County Health Department says there are no Mosquitoes carring Zika in Tennessee
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 25 days ago
now there are no mosquitoes that we have found carrying the Zika virus in Tennessee or Knox county,” Martha Buchanan of Knox County Health Department said. “We know people are going to travel. We know they're going to come home. We know we're... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox Health Department to not offer FluMist this yearThe Knox County Health Department will not offer the FluMist nasal spray vaccin
Knox Health Department to not offer FluMist this year
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
The Knox County Health Department will not offer the FluMist nasal spray vaccine this year at the recommendation of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's advisory committee on immunization practices. The committee voted last month to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville’s Safety City teaches young cyclists how to bike safelyKnox County Health Department Public Health Educator Erin Read, left, helps sis
Knoxville’s Safety City teaches young cyclists how to bike safely
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
Knox County Health Department Public Health Educator Erin Read, left, helps sisters Riley, center, and Haley Sexton learn to bike during an I Bike KNX event at Safety City hosted by the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization... Read more

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