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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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Hyperchlorination recommended after report of crypto

Aug. 19, 2016: Following a single confirmed case of crypto in an individual who swam at Hiawatha Water Park and Pool, the Knox County Health Departmen

Another ServSafe Class Offered

Aug. 10, 2016: Another ServSafe class has been added for those unable to get into the fall program. The new three-day session is scheduled for Ja

New furniture helps home health division

Aug. 4, 2016: Efficiency and communication has improved for the home health staff at the Knox County Health Department thanks in-part to a donati

Nurse practitioner at health department

May 3, 2016: The Knox County Health Department has contracted with Knox Community Hospital for provision of medical services in its community hea

Traffic Safety Campaign Kicks Off

Aug. 10, 2016: The Knox County Safe Community Coalition will kick-off the Labor Day traffic safety campaign on Saturday during the Dan Emmett Music an

Back-to-school clinics for immunizations

Aug. 4, 2016: The Knox County Health Department will offer two special walk-in clinics for immunizations: Aug. 9 and Aug 16, from 2-6 p.m. both d


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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

For public health emergencies during
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740-397-3333, Ext.#1

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Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050