Comfortable With the Cuts

Knox County Commission

Knox County Commission appears amenable to a 30 percent reduction in the county’s indigent care program.

The Deepest Cut

Providers say a proposed reduction in the Health Department’s indigent care program will hurt their efforts to serve the poorest residents of Knox County.

Priority Care

AMR ambulance

To get more wheels on the road, Knox County allows its ambulance contractor to answer less urgent calls with basic-level service.

Keeping It Down

Community Health Assessment

Teen pregnancy rates have dropped dramatically in the past 25 years, and the Knox County Health Department is trying to make sure they continue falling.