Children’s Hospital has been a part of the East Tennessee community for 75 years. It is not just Knox County’s hospital – it is here for children throughout the 16-county service area of:
Community outreach projects
Children’s Hospital is involved in projects throughout the 16-county service area to provide services, support and education in a variety of ways.
- Knoxville Area Coalition on Childhood Obesity -- Headquartered at Children’s Hospital, this coalition works to improve the health of children through a community-wide coalition focusing on reducing the incidence of childhood obesity.
- Project ADAM Tennessee -- Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory), brought to Tennessee by Children’s Hospital, is a not-for-profit national program that serves children and adolescents through education and deployment of life-saving programs to help prevent sudden cardiac arrest.
- Safe Kids of the Greater Knox Area -- Children's Hospital is the lead organization for Safe Kids of the Greater Knox Area, a local chapter of this international non-profit dedicated to preventing unintentional injury in children ages 14 and under.
- Speakers Bureau -- Staff members are available to attend community meetings, events and health fairs to speak about the hospital. To schedule a Speakers Bureau guest at your organization’s event, contact 865-541-8165.
Regional organizations of which Children’s Hospital is a member: