Knox County Tennessee

Emergency Preparedness Division – Request a Speaker

If you would like to request a speaker to discuss emergency preparedness with your group or at an upcoming event, please email and be sure to mention “Emergency Preparedness speaker” in your request. Someone should get back to you within two business days.

Staff in the Knox County Health Department’s Emergency Preparedness Division can be reached at 865-215-5093 or

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Have Questions?
Call: 865-215-5555

Need to report a public
health emergency?

Call 865-215-5093

On the first Wednesday of every month, all KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning for staff in-service. On these days, the main location (140 Dameron Ave.) will open at 11 a.m. and the West Clinic (1028 Old Cedar Bluff) will open at 11:30 a.m.

Clinics will also open at 10:30 a.m. (Main location) and 11 a.m. (West Clinic) on the following Wednesdays: April 17 and July 17. All other offices will open at 8 a.m.