The Knox County Health Department works to promote public health practices among women, children, men and senior citizens. The department spreads awareness through health education, as well as preventive and environmental health services. It also administers the Women Infants and Children Nutritional Supplement Program. The Knox County Health Department additionally operates adult primary care and air quality control programs. The department also issues birth and death certificates, as well as information about vaccinations, communicable diseases, crisis and first aid management and violence prevention. In addition, its services include child immunization, restaurant inspections and mosquito control. The Knox County Health Department also offers dental and other health care services. The department maintains a presence in Knoxville, Tenn.