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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox County Health Department extends hours for back-to-school shotsEMILY SPENCE/KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL -Knox County Health Department is extendin
Knox County Health Department extends hours for back-to-school shots
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
EMILY SPENCE/KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL -Knox County Health Department is extending the hours children can get back-to-school locations at three of its clinics. Knox County Health Department officials don't want a tight schedule to keep you from... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox County reports first Zika caseZika. It's a person who recently returned to the United States from an area ov
Knox County reports first Zika case
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Zika. It's a person who recently returned to the United States from an area overseas where Zika is prevalent, reported Knox County Health Department, which received lab confirmation of the case from the state health department Friday. The... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
First case of Zika reported in Knox CountyThe Knox County Health Department announced Friday it has received lab results
First case of Zika reported in Knox County
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 5 days ago
The Knox County Health Department announced Friday it has received lab results confirming Knox County's first Zika virus case. The individual recently returned from a trip overseas to an area with mosquito-borne transmission of Zika, according to a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Health department launches #MosquitoMondaythat can host the dengue fever, Chikungunya and the Zika virus. (FILE PHOTO) I
Health department launches #MosquitoMonday
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
that can host the dengue fever, Chikungunya and the Zika virus. (FILE PHOTO) It's not just the Zika virus that prompted Knox County Health Department to launch a weekly series of tips on reducing mosquitoes. The #MosquitoMonday public health... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
No ifs, ands or butts, says Burchettjoined other elected officials, members of the Powell Business and Professional
No ifs, ands or butts, says Burchett
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
joined other elected officials, members of the Powell Business and Professional Association, and representatives from the Knox County Health Department, Smoke-Free Knoxville and Knox County Parks and Recreation for the grand opening of a new disc... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Disc golf course opens at Powell Station Parkat 10 a.m. Friday, along with other Powell and county leaders. The 9-hole cour
Disc golf course opens at Powell Station Park
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 26 days ago
at 10 a.m. Friday, along with other Powell and county leaders. The 9-hole course is smoke-free. Smoke-Free Knoxville, the Knox County Health Department, Knox County Parks and Recreation and the Powell Business and Professional Association... Read more
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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 1 months 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 1 months 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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