Knox County Tennessee

Make Your New Year Smoke Free

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If your New Year's resolution is to quit smoking, we applaud you and encourage you to take advantage of some great resources.

  1. Tennessee's Tobacco Quitline, 1-800-QUIT-NOW, is a free program to help you quit for good. You'll receive a free Tobacco Quit Kit and be paired with a Quit Coach to help you learn to deal with tobacco cravings and many other challenges you may face along the way.
  2. The Knox County Health Department's free program for pregnant women. If you're pregnant and need help quitting, contact us about our Power to Quit Program. You'll get information to help you quit along with monthly incentives.
  3. The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has several resources to help you quit.

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S., yet about 43.8 million Americans still smoke cigarettes - nearly 1 in every 5 adults. According to the Knox County Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, in 2011 more than 17 percent of Knox County adults reported they smoked cigarettes.

Interested in helping others?
Smoke-Free Knoxville, a local coalition of community members and representatives from 25 area agencies and hospitals, is committed to the prevention and reduction of tobacco use.
Click here for more information about Smoke-Free Knoxville.

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Knox County Tennessee - Health Department

Main Clinic
140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-215-5000

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

Please Note:

On the first Wednesday of every month (except August), 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.
On the third Wednesday of every month, KCHD clinics (Women's Health, COE, CDC, Dental, TIC, Immunizations, COVID clinic and West) are closed in the morning for staff clinical education. On these days, the main location will open at 10 a.m. and the West Clinic will open at 10:30 a.m.
*All other offices will open at 8 a.m.

Infant and childhood immunizations as well as adult vaccines by appointment ONLY. Please call 865-215-5950.

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

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

On the first Wednesday of every month (except August), 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.

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