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Unintentional Injuries - Senior Safety Task Force

Senior Safety

The Senior Safety Task Force is a newly formed group that has convened to address the issue of seniors and fall prevention in the Knoxville community. The task force includes members from social service agencies, hospitals, government, pharmacists, physical therapists and other appropriate individuals. Call or email Rachel Frazier for more information.


Coalition Meetings

Senior Safety Task Force
3rd Thursday of every month @ 2pm
Call (865) 215-5175 or email rachel.frazier@knoxcounty.org
for meeting location.


Knox County Health Department Carseat Safety Program

A limited number of carseats are available to families who qualify. Please call (865) 215-5170 for more information.


Child Safety Seat Inspection

The Knoxville Police Department offers a free carseat checkpoint on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10 am to 1pm at the KPD Safety Unit at 917 E. Fifth Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. No appointments are necessary. For more information please call (865) 215-8633 or log on to www.cityofknoxville.org/kids/childsafety.asp


National Website Links

www.nhtsa.dot.gov
www.cdc.gov/InjuryViolenceSafety/
www.usa.safekids.org
www.tntrafficsafety.org
www.cdc.gov/ncipc/factsheets/adultfalls.htm
www.stopfalls.org
www.safeaging.org
www.nihseniorhealth.gov


Contact phone and email

Rachel Frazier
Email: rachel.frazier@knoxcounty.org
Phone:  (865) 215-5175
Address:  Knox County Health Department
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
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Main Clinic
140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-215-5000

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

405 Dante Road
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-215-5500

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Closed:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
(daily for lunch)

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

1028 Old Cedar Bluff
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-215-5950

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

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