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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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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

STD testing and treatment at health department

Aug. 1, 2014: Beginning Monday, confidential testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STD) will be available at the Knox County Health

Mosquito spraying scheduled Tuesday night

July 28, 2014: The Knox County Health Department will provide spraying for mosquitoes Tuesday night (July 29) in Bladensburg, Martinsburg & M


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Monday-Friday :: 8:30a-4:30p
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