During this time, the Knox County Health Department is encouraging all business to be conducted by mail, electronically, or by phone, if possible, to reduce the amount of in-office traffic.

Volunteers needed for COVID-19 PLEASE CLICK HERE to apply.

For information and resouces from Good Samaritan Hospital click here.
Call ahead to discuss your symptoms and if you should be tested. A hotline to talk to a triage nurse has been established. You can call 812-450-6555, 24 hours a day. Additionally, you can use the symptom checker in MyChart.

For resources and information from the Indiana State Department of Health, click here.
A hotline has been established for those who think they may be experiencing symptoms. 1-317-233-7125 [317-233-1325 after hours] or email

For information on COVID-19 and situation updates, click here to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Website.

NOTICE: Festival and event organizers,  please follow this link for a COVID mitigation plan form. This form is required for approval of public events during the pandemic. To submit, or if there are any questions about the form or other required documents, please contact Madeline Hatcher at or 812-882-8080 ext 8403 The form can be found here.
The Covid 19 virus is present and active in Knox County. To protect yourself and others we need your help. Stay home with others who live under the same roof. This means no one other than the people who live under your roof are to be with you. Do not spend time with friends or family who do not live in your home. When you leave to purchase food and essentials do not take any family members with you. If you are an essential worker, stay 6 feet away from other people. If you feel sick, stay home. Contact your health care provider and do not go to work. All known cases of Covid 19 in Knox County are in isolation. In accordance with CDC guidelines their contacts have been notified and are in isolation as well. We need your cooperation and everyone’s cooperation to be successful in defeating Covid 19 during this crisis .

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