The Knox County Health Department has established a dedicated phone line at (865) 215-5093 for those who have questions about the H1N1 flu virus.

Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) Pandemic Influenza Information and Guidance

DOE Pandemic Influenza Guidance Memorandum

H1N1 Flu Virus News 

Pandemic Planning
This Web site is designed to provide commonsense information that you can use now to prepare you and your family for the H1N1 Flu. A majority of the information contained here comes from health experts, and DOE ORO has taken the steps to extract some of the most useful information that can be used to prepare you and your family. However, you shouldn’t expect that this site is the end all for information you need to keep yourself safe. You are encouraged to contact local health officials if you have questions that are not answered here. The medical professionals from local, state, and federal agencies are equipped to answer questions.

The CDC is continuously updating investigation information and you can find the most up to date and valuable information on the H1N1 Flu at this Web site.
What’s new with the H1N1 Flu?
You can keep up with updates on the H1N1 Flu investigation by signing up for CDC e-mail updates (, subscribing to RSS (, or by following the CDC on Twitter (
The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and prevent the flu. Follow the link above to see more simple things you can do to limit your chances of being infected.
CDC Travelers' Health offers information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.




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