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Dec. 28, 2017:  The Home Health Division at the Knox County Health Department has transitioned to Knox Community Hospital and is now known as Knox County Home Health.The staff (which includes many the same people who worked at the Health Department) is now located in the lower level of 307 Vernedale Dr., Mount Vernon (below Dr. Reed’s office.) You can reach the new office at 740-399-3748. For more information on the transition >>

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