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Your Compass to All Things Health:

Heart HealthMental HealthCancer HealthDiabetesCovid-19 EducationVaccine AccessTesting ServicesResearch & Health

Your Compass to All Things Health:

Heart HealthMental HealthCancer HealthDiabetesCovid19 EducationVaccine AccessTesting ServicesResearch & Health

Welcome to New Direction Health Care Solutions

Since 2017, New Direction Health Care Solutions, a minority-led 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Knoxville, TN, has been your compass to all things health. With our dedicated board of directors and an advisory committee, we guide our community toward wellness, emphasizing support for people of color. We provide a wide array of health care services, programs, and educational models aimed at reducing urban health disparities and promoting equity in health outcomes for heart health, mental well-being, cancer, and diabetes management.

During challenging times, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been a beacon of accurate information and support, operating VACImpact, an initiative to enhance vaccine accessibility and confidence within communities of color. Our commitment to health extends to our permanent vaccine clinic, open every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm at our Lakeside Street office, reinforcing our stance as a pillar for health and safety in our community.

Join us as we continue to illuminate the path to better health, equipped with comprehensive care and the knowledge to overcome health disparities with grace and efficacy.

Urban Health Disparities: Charting the Path to Wellness

We understand the complexities of urban health and are dedicated to addressing the specific needs of our community. Our focus areas include:

  • Heart Health: Empowering hearts with education, prevention, and management strategies.

  • Mental Health: Supporting mental wellness through community-based initiatives and resources.

  • Cancer Health: Providing guidance and support for cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship.

  • Diabetes: Offering a blueprint for managing and preventing diabetes with the latest healthcare tools and information.

Special Services:
Your Beacon of Hope

In response to current health challenges, we shine a light on services tailored to meet the needs of our time:

  • COVID-19 Education: Illuminating facts and dispelling myths to keep you informed and safe.

  • Vaccine Access: Making vaccinations more accessible to protect and build community immunity.

  • Testing Services: Offering reliable testing to safeguard the health of our community.

  • Research and Health: Advancing health through cutting-edge research and innovative health solutions.

Upcoming Events

Heart Health Lunch n’ Learn

February 29 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

East Knoxville Free Medical Clinic/FEEDING

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Agenda Update on COVID-19 and Happenings at Knox County Health Dept./Dena Mashburn, FNP, Dir. of Clinical Services All About Health Heart Moment, Deborah Porter Subject Matter Expert

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