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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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Health Department out of flu vaccine

Oct. 30, 2014: With colder weather moving in, it means the flu season is right around the corner. If you still need to get a flu shot, there’s still

Health Department receives Safe Communities Grant

Oct. 30, 2014: The Knox County Health Department has received a $25,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) to promote traffic safe

Health department honored for work during measles outbreak

Oct. 28, 2014: Staff members from the Knox County Health Department were recently honored by the Ohio State University College of Public Health for th

Two families win freezers from farmers' market

Sept. 30, 2014: The mid-week farm market at the Knox County Health Department has come to a close, but not before a marked increase in attendance and

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Local health officials continue to discuss preparations for Ebola

Oct. 16, 2014: With the news that a Dallas nurse with Ebola had traveled to Ohio this past weekend, local Knox County health officials met this mornin


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Third Tuesday of every month, open until 6 p.m.

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

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11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050