Knox County Tennessee


Just like good nutrition, exercise and regular check-ups, vaccines play a vital role in keeping you healthy throughout your life – from childhood through your senior years.

KCHD provides vaccinations for both children and adults, plus immunization records.

*If you need to transfer an out of state record or request a Tennessee record, please use this form: IP ( If you have any issues with the link, contact Immunization Program at 865-215-5150.

What do you recommend for...

  1. Parents

    Make sure your children are up-to-date on all recommended vaccinations for infants, pre-teens, and teens. Some vaccines might be necessary for your child to start kindergarten, middle school and college. Click here to view more details.

  2. Adults

    The immunizations needed by adults are determined by several factors, including age, lifestyle, health level, and immunization history. Adult vaccines include immunizations for flu, travel, pregnancy and more. Click here to view the full spectrum of vaccines the health department offers.

  3. Travelers

    If you are planning to travel outside of the United States, you can receive recommended vaccines at KCHD. Click here to learn more about the first steps.

  4. COVID-19

    KCHD continues to offer COVID-19 vaccines to those in need of a first, second or booster dose. Click here to learn more about our vaccines offered or to schedule an appointment.

  5. Back to School Vaccination & Records

    To schedule your child's back-to-school vaccinations, call (865)215-5070 for our main clinic or (865)215-5950 for the West Clinic.

If you need a copy of your child's immunization records for school, please call 865-215-5150 or or submit request online with here.



Travel and Immunization Clinic: 865-215-5070
West Clinic: 865-215-5950

The Travel and Immunizations Clinic and the West Clinic are open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday - Friday. On Tuesdays, TIC and the West Clinic are open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
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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.