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Dec. 18, 2017 - The Knox County Health Department and the Knox County Community Health Center will close at noon on Friday, Dec. 22 and will be closed all day on Monday, Dec. 25, in recognition of Christmas. The Health Department and the Health Center will be open regular business hours of 8 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. Dec. 26-29.(The Center is closed noon - 1 p.m. for lunch.) 

The Health Department and Health Center also will be closed Monday, Jan. 1 in recognition of New Year's Day. 

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Phone: 740-392-2200    Fax: 740-392-9613

For public health emergencies during
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740-397-3333, Ext.#1

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11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050