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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Local situation

Per standard public health protocols for infectious disease response, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) continues to work with the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) and follows Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance regarding COVID-19 in Knox County. Comprehensive data about the local situation is updated Monday through Friday on this website. Those with questions can contact KCHD’s Public Information Line at 865-215-5555.

The Local COVID-19 Situation

KCHD’s Video Series provides updates on the local COVID-19 situation and gives an insight into the different aspects of our response.

Video Library

KCHD's Weekly COVID-19 Video Series

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Stay in the Game | Stay Strong

Knox County has made great progress! COVID-19 is still circulating, so to STAY STRONG we encourage folks to stay safe, stay connected and #StayInTheGame by getting vaccinated!

Click here for COVID-19 graphics and guidance to share with friends, family and co-workers.

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Call KCHD's Public Information Line at 865-215-5555 or toll-free at 888-288-6022. The Public Information Line is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT, Monday through Friday.

People with concerns about their health should contact their health care provider.

Additional information about COVID-19 can be found below.