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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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Sept. 23, 2016: Knox Alerts is the notification system used by the Knox County Emergency Management Agency to notify residents and businesses of

Falls Prevention Day

Sept. 22, 2016 -  Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non- fatal injuries for older Americans with one in five Americans over the age of 65

Flu Shots Available

Sept. 21, 2016 -  The Knox County Health Department has flu shots for adults and children ages 6 months and older. To receive a shot, you ca

New furniture helps home health division

Aug. 4, 2016: Efficiency and communication has improved for the home health staff at the Knox County Health Department thanks in-part to a donati

Flu Shot Clinics Friday and Saturday

Sept. 12, 2016: The Knox County Health Department will kick-off its schedule of flu shot clinics with walk-in clinics on Friday and Saturday at the he

Hyperchlorination recommended after report of crypto

Aug. 19, 2016: Following a single confirmed case of crypto in an individual who swam at Hiawatha Water Park and Pool, the Knox County Health Departmen


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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   8:00 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.
Third Tuesday of every month, open until 6 p.m.

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

For public health emergencies during
non-business hours, call

740-397-3333, Ext.#1

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11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050