KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knox County Health Department has established a hotline for residents to seek information on the COVID-19 virus as they anticipate the identification of local cases.

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KCHD has launched a COVID-19 Public Information Line. The hotline number is 865-215-5555 or individuals may call toll-free at 888-288-6022. The information line will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Call volume is expected to be high. Callers are urged to be patient if they receive a busy signal and try their call at a later time. People with concerns about their health should contact their health care providers. 

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