Knox County Tennessee

Knoxville-Knox County Senior Safety Task Force

Unintentional Injuries – Senior Safety Task Force

Who we are: The Senior Safety Task Force is a collaboration between KCHD and community partners to address the issue of seniors and fall prevention in the Knoxville community. The task force includes members from social service agencies, hospitals, government, physical therapists, and more.

What we do: This group plans events in the community, provides information and education on preventing falls and offers balance screenings through Benchmark Physical Therapy.

Get in touch: If you are interested in a presentation on fall prevention or a free balance screening, please contact Rachel Frazier at the information below.

Meetings: The Senior Safety Task Force meets monthly and offers a virtual option. Please contact Rachel Frazier for a for more information at or (865) 215-5175.

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.