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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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Health Center Opens Monday

March 30, 2017: The Knox County Community Health Center will officially open on Monday. (4/3).The new Health Center will be a patient-centered me

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DAC meets; annual report released

March 15, 2017: There were 22 local government representatives at last night’s District Advisory meeting (DAC). Terry Maloney was re-elected chairpe

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Sign up before it's too late

Feb. 21, 2017 - If you have not signed up yet to take the required Level II ServSafe certification training, the only session still open for registrat

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Clean up those old tires

Feb. 21, 2017: Improperly discarded scrap tires are a breeding ground for mosquitos which carry infectious diseases including West Nile Virus and

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Dental Clinic Reopens

Feb. 13, 2017; The dental clinic at the Knox County Health Department is open once again and scheduling patient appointments. The clinic is open

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Free radon test kits available

Jan. 25, 2017: “Now through March is a good time to test for radon, when windows and doors are closed tight to keep out the cold winter air,

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Tobacco Cessation Class

Date: Tue. 28 Mar, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Duration: 1 Hour

The Knox County Health Department offers a daytime cessation class at Knox Community Hospital every Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. in the private dining room. For more information, contact Mike Whitaker at mwhitaker@knoxhealth.com or 740-392-2200, Ext. 2233.

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Public Health - Knox County Health DepartmentPublic 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.

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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
non-business hours, call

740-397-3333, Ext.#1

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