Knox County Health Department's guide to talking to your kids about sex

Let's Talk About Sex: A Parent's Guide to Sex Education

The Knox County Health Department has created an interactive parent's guide for sex education. This downloadable and shareable guide has lots of useful information for parents who want to teach their kids about sex, including ways to help them start the conversation.  


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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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.