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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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Flu Shot Clinics Begin Monday

Sept. 14, 2017: The Knox County Health Department will kick-off its schedule of flu shot clinics with walk-in clinics on Monday at the health dep

More mosquitoes found with West Nile Virus in Knox County

Sept. 1, 2017: Continued trapping and testing of mosquitoes in Knox County has resulted in more mosquitoes being positively identified with West Nile

Phone Scam Seeks Personal Information

Sept. 1, 2017: The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is warning of a phone scam where callers posing as health department staff are asking for pers

Rabies Clinic Sept. 9

Aug. 30, 2017: The Knox County Health Department and Knox County Humane Society will sponsor a rabies immunization clinic on Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2

Health Center dental clinic gets new chair

Aug. 20, 2017: A visit to the dentist can be intimidating, but everything is a bit better when the dental chair is comfortable and the equipment works

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


Board of Health Meeting

Date: Wed. 26 Jul, 2017 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Duration: 1 Hour

The Knox County Board of Health usually meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 6:30p.m. in the health department conference room. All meetings are open to the public. There is time at the beginning of every meeting entitled "Public Participation" where members of the public can address the board.  

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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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