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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 commissioner honored

Nov. 17, 2014: Knox County Health Commissioner Julie Miller was one of 16 nurses honored recently when the March of Dimes Ohio Chapter paid tribute to

Emergency partners exercise response to Ebola

Nov. 17, 2014: A lot has changed since the first person with Ebola came into the United States. There have been changes in airport security and screen

Health department home health honored for quality care

Nov. 14, 2014 : The Knox County Health Department’s Home Health Division is one of 14 agencies nationwide to receive an ‘elite’ designation

Health Insurance Enrollment Event

Nov. 21, 2014:  Thousands of people are now getting health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act. Yet, there are still many members o

Public Health Thank You Day, Nov. 24, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va .- As Thanksgiving approaches, Research!America and leading U.S. public health organizations urge Americans to salute public healt

Be prepared for winter

Nov. 17, 2014: Winter weather arrived a bit early this year. Do you know how to protect yourself and your family from a severe winter storm that


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Monday-Friday :: 8:30a-4:30p
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