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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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Mosquito Spraying Scheduled This Week

   June 28, 2015:The Knox County Health Department will provide spraying for mosquitos this week on the following dates and locations: 

Health Department closed July 3

June 25, 2015: In observance of Independence Day, the Knox County Health Department will be closed Friday, July 3 and some services will not be availa

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile

June 25, 2015: If your child is in need of a physical exam for school or to play sports this fall, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile can help you during

Farmer's Markets begin July 7

In a continued effort to encourage local residents to eat better and provide access to locally produced fruits and vegetables, the Knox County Health

Health Department Closed Tuesday

May 29, 2015 :  The Knox County Health Department will be closed on Tuesday (6/2) for an emergency preparedness training and staff development pr

Fletcher and Trese honored for public health efforts

May 20, 2015: Two Knox County individuals were recognized for their work on behalf of public health when the Ohio Public Health Association (OPHA) hel


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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