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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)


Knox County Health Department
COVID-19 Vaccine Information

When more people are vaccinated, more people stay healthy. It’s a personal choice worth considering — for your health and the people you care about.

COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling

Want to schedule a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment?

For a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, please call the Travel and Immunizations Clinic 865-215-5070 or the COVID-19 Phonebank 865-215-5555.

* If no appointments are available, visit Vaccine Finder for other opportunities.

Second Dose Appointments:

  • If you received your first dose of COVID-19 vaccine from the Knox County Health Department, your second dose appointment was scheduled at the vaccination clinic when you received your first dose. If you have questions regarding your second dose appointment with KCHD, please call (865) 215-5555.
  • If you did NOT receive your first COVID-19 vaccine from the Knox County Health Department and need to get your second dose in Knox County (If you moved here from out of state, received your first dose in another county) please email or call (865) 215-5555 to get help scheduling your second dose.
  • If you received your first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Knox County from a provider other than the Knox County Health Department, that provider should also provide you with your second dose. You must return to that provider to receive your second dose.

Have questions?  Call (865) 215-5555

Vaccination Locations:

KCHD's Primary Vaccination Location: Its main location, 140 Dameron Ave.

* KCHD continues to host community vaccination events to increase access across Knox County.

Walkup Appointments:

  • KCHD is administering COVID vaccines daily. Please call 865-215-5070 to schedule an appointment. 
  • We welcome walk-ins from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at our main location, 140 Dameron Ave.

Knox County and KCHD Vaccine Numbers Data is updated weekly. Data was gathered .

Total Vaccinations Reported
among Knox County Residents

% of People in Knox County
with at Least One Dose

Series Initatated (People Receiving one dose of Moderna or Pfizer)

Series Completed (People receiving two doses of Moderna, Pfizer, or one dose of Johnson and Johnson)

Number of Vaccines Provided by KCHD

(First and Second Dose)

Series Initiated (People Receiving one dose of Moderna or Pfizer)

Series Completed (People receiving two doses of Moderna, Pfizer, or one dose of Johnson and Johnson)

Demographic breakdown of Knox County vaccination numbers:* All of the data below is based off the first (or only) dose count.

Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard

Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting dashboard includes data on total vaccinations reported, vaccinations reported in the last day and within the last week. The dashboard also displays the percentage of each county’s population that has been vaccinated. Click here to view the TN COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard.


Verified Vaccine info:


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FBI Knoxville:

As distribution of COVID19 vaccines continues, watch for signs of potential scams. Scammers may ask you to pay out of pocket for the vaccine or offer early access to it for a fee. They may also ask you to pay to put your name and personal information on a vaccine waiting list. Follow this link for guidance from the FBI as it relates to COVID-19 vaccination scams:

World Health Organization (WHO):

Let’s flatten the infodemic curve: We are all being exposed to a huge amount of COVID-19 information on a daily basis, and not all of it is reliable. Here are 7 tips for telling the difference and stopping the spread of misinformation.

Fact V Fiction: COVID-19 Vaccine: