Collecting data and conducting community health assessments is one of the core functions of public health. This information enables the Knox County Health Department and other social service agencies in the county to concentrate efforts on areas of greatest need and direct resources to these areas. Data will be posted on this site as it becomes available. This information is available to anyone to improve programs and support grant applications.













2016 Communicable Disease Report  (posted 0710/2017)

2016 Environmental Health Activities Report  (posted  03/15/2017) 

2015 Communicable Disease Repor (posted 10/17/2016)

2014 Communicable Disease Report   (posted 4/03/2015)

2014 Knox County Community Health Assessment  Executive Summary    Full Report    (posted 9/24/2015)

2014 Environmental Health Activities Report   (posted 3/17/2015)

2014 Statistics for the Knox County Health Department

2014 Emergency/Crisis Services Analysis and Recommendations    (posted 03/07/2014)

2013 Environmental Health Activities Report

2013 Statistics for the Knox County Health Department   

2013 Knox County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)    (posted 4/16/2013) 

2012 CA Key Findings   (posted 1/23/2012)

2012 Communicable Disease Report  (posted 4/16/2013)

Helpful Links:

CDC Direct Website 

Ohio Department of Health

U.S Census

U.S Department of Health and Human Services 

U.S Department of Homeland Security Biological Terror Report









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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