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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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Spraying for Mosquitos in Fredericktown

August 26, 2014: In preparation of the annual Fredericktown Tomato Show next week, the Knox County Health Department will provide spraying for mosquit

Drive Thru Flu Clinic is Sept. 4

Aug. 23, 2014: The Knox County Health Department will kick off its community flu clinics with the annual drive-thru clinic on Thurs., Sept. 4 fro

We need to hear from you

Every three years, the Health Department joins with other local agencies to conduct a survey known as the Community Health Assessment. It’s your opp

Care Mobile Visit Cancelled

August 18, 2014: Tuesday's visit from the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile has been cancelled due to mechanical problems with the care mobile. The vis

Farm Market is Wednesdasy

August 17, 2014:If you are looking for something new to do with the fresh veggies and fruits you are buying this summer, stop by Wednesday’s (8/20)

Don’t forget immunizations for students

Aug. 1, 2014: Along with new shoes, a new backpack and other school supplies, don’t forget to make sure your children are up-to-date on their i


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

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11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050