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The Knox County Health Department is committed to
promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing illness and protecting the environment for our community.

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Mosquito spraying Week of July 21

July 21, 2014: Friday night’s rain cancelled the mosquito spraying in Centerburg so the environmental health staff from the Knox County Health Depa

Community Health Assessment Underway

  The Community Health Partnership has released the community health assessment for input from the community. Survey participants must be K

Learn to make salsa at farmer's market

July 15, 2014: Wednesday’s farm market at the Knox County Health Department will feature a food demonstration using peppers. Everyone attending

July 4 holiday to affect some services

June 30. 2014: Like all county government offices, the Knox County Health Department will be closed on July 4 in recognition of Independence Day. Addi

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile here twice in July

June 27, 2014: If your child is in need of a physical exam for school or to play sports this fall, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile can help you d

Tips for a Healthy, Safe July Fourth Holiday Weekend

July 3, 2014: As Ohioans make plans to celebrate the July Fourth holiday weekend, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) offers several tips for ensuring


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Phone: 740-392-2200 :: Fax: 740-392-9613

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11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050