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promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing illness and protecting the environment for our community.

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Positive results for West Nile Virus

Aug. 8, 2017: Trapping and testing of mosquitoes in Knox County has resulted in the positive identification of West Nile Virus (WNV) in three differen

Come see us at the fair

July 19, 2017:The Knox County Health Department will once again be at the Knox County Fair. The health department booth will be located in the Merchan

Another sports physical clinic scheduled

July 19, 2017:Due to popular demand, the Knox County Community Health Center will conduct another sports physical clinic. This additional clinic will

Driving Program for Seniors

July 19, 2017: The Safe Communities Coalition is bringing back the popular two-day course, Safe Driving for Mature Drivers, it hosted earlier this yea

No cessation classes this week (7/3)

July 3, 2017 - The Knox County Health Department will not conduct tobacco cessation classes the week of July 3 due to the Independence Day holida

Summer Clinics for School Immunizatons

June 16, 2017: While local students are out of school for summer vacation, the Knox County Health Department is gearing up for next school year with a


Tobacco Cessation Class

Date: Tue. 2 May, 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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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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