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First Zika case in Ohio
Feb. 9, 2016: The Ohio Department of Health is reporting Ohio’s first case of Zika virus in a returning traveler from Haiti, a 30-year-old Cuy
Zika virus in U.S.
Feb. 3, 2016: The CDC has announced the first known case of the Zika virus acquired in the United States as part of the current outbre
Now is the time to test for radon
Jan. 19, 2016: Knox County continues to rank 2nd in Ohio for high radon levels and probably always will due to the geological makeup of the county’s
Cessation help for moms who smoke
Jan. 19, 2016: For more than 10 years, the Knox County Health Department has been helping local residents quit their addiction to tobacco. Now the age
Food Safety Classes
Dec. 21, 2016: Throughout the year, the Environmental Health staff conducts food safety classes for food service owners, managers and employees. The P
Holidays prompt schedule changes
Dec. 18, 2015: The Christmas and New Year holidays will cause some scheduling changes and closures at the Knox County Health Department.
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Public Health is about focused community efforts to prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles and protect the environment. It is what we do with our community partners to ensure conditions that support the health and well- being of our residents. MORE INFO >
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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