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Cost of an Unplanned Pregnancy

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Published: April 10, 2015

If you are not planning for a child, and you’re not ready emotionally or financially, things can get tricky moneywise. A lot of times people don’t consider the cost of raising a child.


Fulton's Coach Rob Black has a message for Knox County teens

By KAPPI
Published: October 15, 2014

Coach Rob Black wants Knox County teens to think about their future.


A Young Father's View: Telling My Mom

By KAPPI
Published: June 18, 2014

Thomas, a young father, talks about telling his mother he was going to be a dad.


2013 Knox County Schools Middle School Youth Risk Behavior Survey

By KAPPI
Published: December 26, 2013

The Knox County Health Department and the Knox County Schools recently released the Middle School Youth Risk Behavior Survey. 


2013 Knox County Schools High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey

By KAPPI
Published: December 18, 2013

The Knox County Health Department and the Knox county Schools recently released the Youth Risk Behavior Survey for high schoolers. 


October is Let's Talk Month

By KAPPI
Published: October 1, 2013

As an organization focused on preventing teen pregnancy and STDs in Knox County, Let’s Talk Month is obviously a cause that is very near and dear to our hearts.


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Be Cuul without the JUUL

Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes, are battery powered devices used to deliver nicotine and flavored oils in the form of an aerosol. Most e-Cigarettes contain nicotine, which is highly addictive and can harm brain development, which continues until approximately age 25. 

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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.