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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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WANTED: Knox County Parents to Take Important Survey!

Sept. 26, 2014: As a Knox County parent, you can help your community better serve the needs of all children and families.  For the first tim

Additional flu shot clinics announced

Sept. 29, 2014: The Knox County Health Department has announced three additional walk-in flu shot clinics. Altogether, there are now four clinics in O

How Are We Doing?

We value your opinion and appreciate your comments.Please help us serve you better by completing the one or both of the surveys below.Your responses a

Flu shots in Danville on Thursday

Sept. 23, 2014:  The Knox County Health Department will offer flu shots at St. Luke’s Community Center in Danville on Thursday, Sept. 25 from

Rabies clinic on Saturday

Sept. 24, 2014: The Knox County Health Department and Knox County Animal Shelter are going forces to sponsor a rabies immunization clinic on Satu

Prescription roundup is Saturday

Sept. 23, 2014: As part of Operation Medicine Cabinet, the Mount Vernon Police Department will collect old, unwanted or unused prescriptions on Saturd


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

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11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050