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Surgical Excellence

Our surgeons are experts in a wide range of procedures including, gall bladder, hernia, colonoscopy, and breast cancer surgeries.
Ribbon Cutting

A New Level of Health Care for Centerburg

Special thanks to all who made this possible for the Centerburg community.
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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The Medical Fitness Difference
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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.


Please call 740.399.3840 to schedule your vaccination.

Click Here for more COVID Info.

KCH is partnering with Knox Public Health to share consistent COVID19 information with the community.

The link below provides Public Health Q&A regarding the latest COVID19 guidelines, masking, and vaccination information for Knox County.

Public Health Collaborative

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


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

  • Due to current requirements, you MUST wear a mask over your nose and mouth
  • 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.