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Kathy Brown Visits Phil Williams on 98.7 FM

By Kristin Eubanks
Published: October 24, 2012

On Oct. 24, the Knox County Health Department's Kathy Brown was on the Phil Williams Show on NewsTalk 98.7 FM WOKI to discuss mybodymyfuture.com

Make Sure They Know Your Values

By Kristin Eubanks
Published: October 12, 2012

Parenting can be a wonderful gift, but many of life’s challenges can make it difficult. One problem that many parents never wish upon their children is teen pregnancy.

Talking About Sex: Do It Early and Often

By Kristin Eubanks
Published: October 3, 2012

Talking to your teens about sex isn’t easy; no one said it would be. However, like a lot of things in life, what may be uncomfortable in the short term can lead to a lifetime of benefits.

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Don’t Just Stand By

  • You hear one student call another by an ugly racial slur
  • You see several students trip and shove a student they think is gay
  • You receive a tweet that describes a female student’s body with sexually shaming language

What should you do?

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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.