Teaching Teens Outstanding Parenting Skills   (TTOPS)

This conference is specifically designed to target pregnant and parenting teens, providing education and information to encourage them to think about their health as well as that of their children; to stay in school; and to plan for their future. 

Let’s Talk Month in October

Let's Talk Month is a national public education campaign celebrated in October and coordinated by Advocates for Youth. Let's Talk Month is an opportunity for community agencies, religious institutions, businesses, schools, media, parent groups and health providers to plan programs and activities which encourage parent/child communication about sexuality.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month in May

Observed each May by states and communities throughout the country, National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month seeks to involve communities in promoting and supporting effective teen pregnancy prevention initiatives.

Samples on the Square

This annual fundraiser for KAPPI gives people a chance to please their palate at a number of restaurants in Knoxville’s Market Square. KAPPI sells tickets that people can take to the participating restaurants where they will receive a small dish of food from that establishment. It’s a great way to support a good cause and to enjoy some good food.

Real talk—
get vaccinated.

Getting routine shots from your doctor is never fun, but getting HPV is worse.

Protect yourself by getting vaccinated. The HPV Vaccine is cancer prevention. Ask your doctor about what you can do to stay safe, or call 865-215-5000 to schedule a vaccination appointment at the Health Department.