Health Department

healthdeptThe mission of the Sevier County Health Department is to protect and promote the health of Sevier County citizens and visitors to Sevier County. The health department's main functions are: 1) assuring services by promoting the development of services outreach and assistance to services; 2) assessment to determine health status, health resources and health problems; and 3) policy development which leads to protection and promotion of health.

The health department provides health services in the areas of: immunizations, communicable diseases, pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer screening, nutritional supplement program for pregnant women (WIC), care coordination for Children Special Services (CCS), care coordination for pregnant women, child health and development (CHAD), nutrition counseling for special diet if referred by a medical provider, breastfeeding information and support, AIDS/HIV testing and counseling, alcohol & drugs (A&D) intake and referral, TennCare enrollment and reverification, and birth and death certificates and TENNCARE KIDS.

For more information...  Download Health Department Brochure

General Environmental Health services include inspections of restaurants & food, bed and breakfasts, hotels, motels, day care centers, schools, campgrounds, public pools & hot tubs, tattoo establishments & artists. This division promotes annual rabies clinics throughout the county, follows up on animal bites, delivers specimen to the laboratory for testing of rabies, and follows up on laboratory results. New pool plans are approved for compliance with state regulations.

The Sevier County Health Department works closely with Child Care Facilities in Sevier County to encourage the enactment of the Gold Sneaker Initiative within their facilities. The Gold Sneaker Initiative was developed to enhance policy related to health and wellness within licensed child care facilities across Tennessee.  Learn More>>

Breastfeeding Support Group hosted by the Sevier County Health Department.  Open to all nursing and pregnant moms and their families.  5:00 - 6:30 PM at the King Family Library.  For more information, call (865) 429-6279.

Dates for the rest of the year are:

February 8, 2016
March 14, 2016
April 11, 2016
May 9, 2016
June 13, 2016
July 11, 2016
August 8, 2016
September 12, 2016
October 10, 2016
November 14, 2016
December 12, 2016

Contact Information:

Jana Chambers, Director

Dr. Tara Sturdivant, Medical Director

719 Middle Creek Road

Sevierville, TN  37862
(865) 453-1032
(865) 429-2689 Fax

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

County Meetings & Events

Tue May 31 @ 5:00PM -
Education Committee
Thu Jun 09 @ 3:00PM -
Water Committee
Thu Jun 09 @ 4:00PM -
Budget Committee
Thu Jun 09 @ 5:00PM -
Intergovernmental Committee
Thu Jun 09 @ 6:00PM -
Emergency Services
Thu Jun 09 @ 7:00PM -
Beer Board
Mon Jun 13 @ 5:00PM -
Steering Committee
Tue Jun 14 @ 4:00PM -
Board of Zoning and Appeals
Tue Jun 14 @ 5:30PM -
Planning Committee
Mon Jun 20 @ 5:00PM -
Transportation Committee
Mon Jun 20 @ 6:00PM -
County Commission Meeting

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