For Adults


adultimm2You never outgrow the need for vaccines. The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations of travel, and previous immunizations. The medical clinic offers many adult immunizations on a walk-in basis, Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - Noon and 1 - 4 p.m. and until 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. MORE >




Home Health Care

IMG 6190 for webHome Health Care offers an alternative to extended hospital stays and nursing homes by providing professional medical and personal services while teaching the family ways to take a more active role in the patient’s care. It should always be your choice when deciding on a Home Health program; an agency should never be assigned to you. Call us at 740-392-2200 to see how we can help you. MORE >




Tobacco Cessation

KnoxOut Logo for webThe health department offers free counseling and free nicotine replacement therapy to combat with the addiction to tobacco. The program is designed to help tobacco users Put It Out for Good within an eight-week timeframe. Combining counseling and nicotine replacement therapy (nicotine patches, gum or lozenges) improves a person’s chances of quitting. Ongoing classes are held every Thursday night in the health department conference room. MORE >


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We Are Public Health

Public Health - Knox County Health DepartmentPublic Health is about focused community efforts to prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles and protect the environment. It is what we do with our community partners to ensure conditions that support the health and well- being of our residents.


Contact Us

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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11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050