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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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Farmers' Market Tuesday

July 15, 2016;  The Knox County Health Department will host its mid-week farmers’ market on Tuesday (July 19) from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the a

Sports Physicals Clinic

July 7, 2016: If you have a child who will be playing sports in the fall and he or she still needs to get a physical exam, you are in luck. The Knox C

Aug. class closed; Nov. registration open

July 18, 2016:  Registration is full for the August ServSafe class at the Knox County Health Department. However, registration for the three-sess

Protect yourself from the sun

June 24, 2016: Keep in mind, sunscreen is not meant to allow you or your kids to spend more time in the sun. Sunscreen reduces damage from UV rad

Mosquito spraying week of July 11

July 8, 2016: The Knox County Health Department will provide spraying for mosquitos this week on the following dates and locations:    

Farmers' Market begin at health department

June 29, 2016 - It’s been a great summer so far for growing things – especially fruits and vegetables. To get a taste of what is growing loca


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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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Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050