COVID-19 Testing

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Effective immediately--all City employees and visitors to City facilities, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear masks in most indoor settings. We thank you for your cooperation and encourage everyone to get vaccinated.
Click here to view Proclamation of Emergency [PDF]
Click here to view Amendment to Executive Order [PDF]

Free COVID-19 testing is available for those who are uninsured and are having symptoms or are uninsured and are a close contact. If you qualify for free COVID-19 testing at KCHD, it will be offered on Monday - Friday from 9 - 11 a.m. & noon - 3 p.m. at the Knox County Health Department (140 Dameron Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917). Walk- ins welcome, no appointments necessary.

For more information, please call KCHD's Public Information Line at 865-215-5555. The information line is available from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. EDT, Monday through Friday.  

Please remember, there are other COVID-19 testing opportunities available in Knox County for those who have insurance or are not having symptoms. Scroll down to view additional testing options. 

Knoxville and Knox County COVID-19 Services Map

This map application provides information about services and resources that are available and which might be of benefit especially during the COVID-19 emergency in Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee. KGIS does not warrant that the information in this application is always the most up-to-date or accurate, but that it does reflect a good-faith effort at assembling data from various providers.