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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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Come visit us at the fair

July 26, 2015: It's fair week in Knox County! The Knox County Health Department once again has a booth in the Merchant's Building. Our staff will be i

Don’t forget immunizations when heading back to schoolJ

July 30, 2015: The Knox County Health Department will offer a special walk-in clinic Aug. 12, from 3 to 6 p.m. This clinic is specifically for b

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled This Week

  July 20 2015: The Knox County Health Department will provide spraying for mosquitos this week on the following dates and locations:  &nb

Farmers’ market is Tuesday

July 17, 2015:  Kids will get an opportunity to participate in the food demonstration at Tuesday’s farmers’ market at the Knox County Health

Health care enrollment assistance available

July 9, 2015: Although the open enrollment period for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace for 2015 has ended, many uninsured and/or unde

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile

June 25, 2015: 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 during


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Monday-Friday   8:00 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.
Third Tuesday of every month, open until 6 p.m.

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

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11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050