Mission Statement: The Knox County Community Health Center is committed to being an access point for health care for residents of Knox County, Ohio. Our goal is to promote healthy lifestyles and provide medical, dental and counseling services to those who cannot readily attain it.
The new Knox County Community Health Center is a patient-centered medical home offering preventive and primary care to patients of all ages.
Patient-centered means that individuals can come to the center for medical services and also get dental care and help with counseling services and receive education on how to avoid high blood pressure.
All Patients Accepted - Men, Women & Children of all ages including those who have no insurance, are under-insured or have insurance. We are your local preferred Medicaid provider!
Knox County Community Health Center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).
Health Center Services include:
- Treatment of illness such as ear aches, colds, sore throats, sinus infections
- Management of chronic disease such as diabetes
- Physical exams for work, school and sports
- Well-child exams
- Immunizations for children and adults including shots for influenza, pneumonia, hepatitis A and B and shingles
- Women’s health including pregnancy tests and pap tests
- Blood pressure screenings, TB testing, tetanus shots, STD testing
- Dental care for children and adults
- Counseling services and treatment
- Tobacco cessation treatment
- Nutrition counseling
- Substance abuse treatment
- . . . don't forget to bring these items to each appointment
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Payment of Services
The Health Center accepts uninsured individuals as well as those on all Medicaid managed care plans, Medicare, and with other insurance companies. Need help getting coverage? Visit HealthCare.gov for easy steps to get health insurance.
If patients do not have health insurance, a sliding fee scale at 200% above federal poverty guidelines is offered to all eligible patients. A minimum charge for self-pay patients is $20 for Dental, $20 for Medical, and $10 for counseling services. Health Center staff can also assist patients with enrolling in health insurance or Medicaid if they qualify.
KCCHC protects its patients from surprise medical bills for services and items provided by KCCHC through a combination of:
- compliance with requirements established under Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act and
- provision of Good Faith Estimates as outlined in Section 27966B-6 of the Federal No Surprises Act.
Need help paying for prescriptions? Our local partners at the United Way of Knox County have a great online tool to help you find pharmacies with your prescriptions at affordable prices. Find the FamilyWize Prescription Savings tool HERE.
Intake Packet: Fillable Intake Paperwork
Spanish Intake Packet - PRINT ONLY (papeleo de admisión de pacientes - IMPRIMIR SOLO): Versión en Español - todos los servicios
Sliding Fee Scale: SFS Application Versión en español - Solicitud de escala móvil de tarifas
Sports Physical: OHSAA Pre-Participation Physical Exam Forms *If athlete is coming unaccompanied, PARENT/GUARDIAN needs to SIGN form before appointment
Special Clinic Forms
Please bring your completed Special Clinics form(s) - Additional intake forms are NOT needed.
COVID-19 Vaccine: COVID-19 Consent Form
Flu Shot: Flu Shot Consent Form
School Vaccines: School Immunization Clinic Consent & Demographics
We can still help you if you are sick, have tooth pain, or need a prescription refilled. But this appointment will be over the phone. If during your phone call the provider decides they would still like to see you in person, they will schedule your appointment here at either our Mount Vernon or Danville Community Health Center locations.
Just call our main number to schedule an appointment with the Counselors, Dentist, or Nurse Practitioners.
Give us a call to get scheduled, today! 740-399-8008
Proud partners of the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers!