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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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National ‘drug take back day’ is April 26

April 18, 2014:   Several local agencies and groups are once again joining forces to participate in the national drug take back initiative spons

Car Seat Inspection is Saturday

April 8, 2014: If you have ever had to put a child car seat in your vehicle, you know it’s not an easy task. And if it’s not installed correctly,

It's National Public Health Week!

April 7, 2014:  For nearly two decades, the Knox County Health Department has joined public health professionals across the county the first f

Hearing Clinic set for May 14

April 10, 2014: The Knox County Health Department will host a hearing clinic for local residents of all ages on May 14 from 8 - 11 a.m. The clinic is

Earth Day Festival is Sunday

April 1, 2014:  A celebration of the good Earth and good health blooms on April 6 when the Earth Day Festival returns to the Kenyon Athletic Cen

Helping those in need access benefit programs

March 14, 2014: If you are having problems making ends meet due to losing your job or another hardship, the Knox County Health Department can help you


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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.


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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