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Wed. Mar 18th 2020
Beginning Wednesday (March 18), Knox County residents who think they might have COVID-19, will have a new resource to get answers to their medical questions. Knox Public Health and Knox Community Hosp...
Tue. Feb 4th 2020
Open House / Ribbon Cutting and Chili Cook-Off. Our Newly Renovated Building is Beautiful and we want to show it to you! There is Something for everyone to enjoy.Come join us on Sunday March 8, 2020...
Wed. Oct 30th 2019
The fire station is nearly 85 percent completed and special thanks goes to T.M. Construction, Mull and Weithman, and Knox County Bank for their company's continued effort in building a modern comp...
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For clinicians and public health: 

EMS for Children Innovation and Improvement Center Pag

For emergency managers: 

This Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) training package is geared toward Community-based Human Service Organizations, and specifically those who serve children

For child care and community based organizations: 

This webinar provides a formal introduction to Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) specifically for child-serving and community-based organizations. 

This webinar provides emergency preparedness resources from Child Care Aware of America, targeting child care agencies.

For families:

Resource pages on Coronavirus and Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks Response from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. Resources for providers, families and community.

Finding the Right Words to Talk to Children and Teens

Discussing Coronavirus with Your Children

Supporting Homebound Children

Taking Care of Your Family

CDC Children and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID): Tips to keep children health while school's out

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners: How to Talk to Your Children about the Coronavirus and Ease their Anxiety

Comic produced by NPR with coronavirus and behavioral health experts. Suitable for use on social media

TREKK | VIDEO: Cough, Cold, and Wheeze: How to help manage children with respiratory illness

TREKK | VIDEO: Discharge instructions for possible COVID-19

The Scrub Club®: free materials for parents and teachers to raise awareness about the benefits of hand washing to fight germs and prevent illness










Ohio Department of Health (ODH) COVID-19 call center 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-
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VOTING for Ohio per Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Secretary of State is allowed until April 28th Please see VOTEOHIO.Gov

Please remember to stay safe and stay home if you can!



State of Ohio COVID-19 Hotline - (833) 427-5634

Knox County Public Health - (740) 399-8014

Central Ohio Joint Fire District Business - (740) 625-564



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Ohio open burning is regulated by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources as well as the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. For more information on Ohio EPA open burning rules, please click here >


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