New Health Department Opens

Prevention today, for better health tomorrow. This is the message from people at the new Knox County Health Department.

The four million dollar facility offers programs ranging from diabetic services and vaccines to family planning and physical therapy.

Doris Johnson suffered a broken hip and knee replacement and knows all too well why communities need good health care.

"It's painful all the time, it's pain all the time, but I get, you know, I just have to learn. You just have to learn how to work with your pain. You can't just quit because you hurt," Johnson said.

The cost for services is income based.


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