COVID-19 Resources

Knox County Health Department Vaccination Portal
Knox County Health Department Vaccination Portal

Are you wanting to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccination? The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) is announcing a new online registration system for COVID-19 vaccine appointments for health care workers, first responders, those 75 and older and others that fall within...

COVID-19 Vaccination Scams
COVID-19 Vaccination Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)  warns that scammers are using the COVID-19 vaccination process as a way to prey on others.  The infographic above is from the FTC, and we encourage you to visit AARP to learn more ways to reduce your risk of vaccination scams. Visit...

Women Caregivers and COVID-19
Women Caregivers and COVID-19

Next Avenue posted this article entitled "Caregiving and COVID-19: A Toxic Cocktail for Women" noting the strain that the pandemic has increased the demands of unpaid caregivers, especially female caregivers.  While many caregivers point to how rewarding it is to care...

Preparing for the Winter Months
Preparing for the Winter Months

When the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over, all the presents are opened, and the decorations have been taken down, there can be a bit of an emotional let down.  The cold, winter months can be isolating, but they may be especially so this year as the...

Saving Money on Holiday Gifts During COVID-19
Saving Money on Holiday Gifts During COVID-19

The pandemic has made most people's budgets a little tighter this year for holiday gifts. The truth is that most children, especially younger children, really do appreciate simpler gifts. Why not make something for them to enjoy this year? Even something as...

Celebrating Safely
Celebrating Safely

When making plans to celebrate with others this holiday season, discuss with family and friends ways to stay safe. Review these recommendations from the CDC for more tips and ideas.

Peninsula’s Holiday Survival Guide
Peninsula’s Holiday Survival Guide

Now more than ever before, stress reduction tools and resources are important to overall health and well being.  Peninsula Behavioral Health has a wonderful tool to help navigate through the stresses of the holiday season, and it is free! Peninsula's Holiday Survival...

Virtual Options for Grief Support Groups
Virtual Options for Grief Support Groups

Losses during the pandemic have been especially hard due to more isolation and separation from others. Seeking support can be helpful to those who are grieving.  Many support groups are offering virtual options such as the ones highlighted in the pamphlet shown.  If...

New Visitation Guidelines
New Visitation Guidelines

From the Tennessee Justice Center: The TN Dept. of Health recently released new guidelines for visitors and residents in Long-Term Care Facilities that will begin on October 1! Read more about these new guidelines here: https://zcu.io/QcOI

Who has Capacity to Sign Documents?
Who has Capacity to Sign Documents?

Glen Kyle, J.D., CELA*, discusses capacity with Alzheimer's Tennessee, Inc. as part of the "Caregiving and the Law" video series. Visit this link to view: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=353706765676057&extid=UGCcahtYwvIbtvhE *Certified Elder Law Attorney by the...

Being Prepared in the Time of COVID-19
Being Prepared in the Time of COVID-19

“I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.” ~Benjamin Disraeli The Conversation Project has a new conversation guide kit to help you Be Prepared in the Time of COVID-19.  Selecting who will speak on your behalf if you are unable to do so, talking with that...