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Nov. 4, 2016: In observance of Veteran’s Day, the Knox County Health Department will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11. Since this is a pickup day for water samples, no samples will be collected on Thursday.  However, water samples will still be accepted during normal collection times on Tuesday before 4 p.m,. and on Wednesday before 9:30 a.m.


The pick-up schedule will also be affected later this month when the health department is closed Nov. 24-25 in observance of Thanksgiving. During that week, water samples will be once again only accepted on Tuesday before 4 p.m,. and on Wednesday before 9:30 a.m.


For more information, contact the Environmental Health office at 740-392-2200. Ext. 2222 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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