Patient and Visitor Masking Requirement Update

In accordance with the CDC’s COVID-19 County Level of Community Transmission guidance, an updated version of the Knox Community Hospital’s visitation policy will be in effect beginning Friday, March 31, 2023.

Weight Management Surgery

Your Bariatric Specialist

Learn more about our surgical weight loss options.
Delivering Excellence

Give your baby a state-of-the-art birth day.

Plan your big day in an advanced birthing suite where you can labor, deliver and recover in the same spacious room.
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Time is muscle and minutes matter.

State-of-the Art Cardiology Services available right here in Knox County.
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Your Health, Our Motive

Prevent the Spread with Telehealth Visits

Knox County's Accredited Chest Pain and PCI Center

Knox Community Hospital is a PCI Accredited Chest Pain Center from the American College of Cardiology.
Weight Management Surgery

Could bariatric surgery be right for you?

Have you tried all the fad diets and struggled with diabetes or heart disease? Let us help you address your fears and discover what's right for you.
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Knox Wise

2023 Spring Edition

  • Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: When injuries happen - know where to go.
  • KCH Outpatient Pharmacy
  • Urgent Care: Compassionate Care When You Need It
  • Incontinence and Other Urological Conditions
  • Population Health: Helps Patients Manage Chronic Conditions
  • Foundation: Patient Care Needs and the Capital Campaign
Nurse Help Line

Free Nurse Help Line: 740.393.9033

Health issues can arise during the most inconvenient moments. 

Knox Community Hospital's free Nurse Help Line is here to assist you and your family. Give the Nurse Help Line a call 24/7/365 for any of your healthcare needs.


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If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org.
WFMP Visitors


The following items are required while visiting any Knox Community Hospital location:

  • Follow current masking requirements
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Frequently wash hands or use hand sanitizer

Daily Visiting Hours: 8 am-8 pm

DO NOT VISIT IF you have Covid-19, flu, or symptoms of either. Symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, sore throat, runny nose, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting, muscle/body aches, and/or headache.

Welcome to Knox Community Hospital

Members of the Knox Community Hospital medical staff represent numerous specialties, offering a wide range of clinically excellent services at our Joint Commission-accredited community hospital. Our dedicated staff, along with a strong team of volunteers, is committed to providing personalized, high-quality care in Mount Vernon and surrounding areas.


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Continuum of Care

Our primary care and specialty care departments offer the expertise of 100+ providers offering a complete continuum of care from care coordination, internal and family medicine services to advanced specialty care services like cardiology, general surgery, and neurology.

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Wright Family Medical Pavilion

The Wright Family Medical Pavilion is nestled into the KCH landscape and provides a convenient and comprehensive family care environment from one location.

The Wright Family Medical Pavilion was made possible due to the strong support of the Ariel Foundation's commitment to expanding services for Knox County Families.

If you would like to learn more about ways to support healthcare services in our community, please visit The Foundation for Knox Community Hospital at www.foundationkch.org.