Joshua Morrison/News The Knox County Health Department is going out into the public to assist residents in making health care appointments and get vaccines. Outreach is happening in villages and government offices. Nurses Sheri Rine, left, and Lisa Dudgeon, right, help set up an appointment for a probationer.

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The Knox County Health Department is going out into the public to assist residents in making health care appointments and get vaccines. Outreach is happening in villages and government offices. Nurses Sheri Rine, left, and Lisa Dudgeon, right, help set up an appointment for a probationer. Request this photo

 

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Health Department is continuing its outreach efforts.

Director of the Public Health Outreach Division Lorraine Bratton said that the division has been continuing efforts in community outreach to residents with “limited resources” with visits to adult county and city probation offices, to the food pantry conducted at Apostolic Christian Church on Old Delaware Road, to the Winter Sanctuary during the winter season and with visits to The Sanctuary in Danville.

Bratton stated that in the future she would like to see efforts in community outreach extend even further and said that she hopes to conduct visits to other food banks and possibly to visit hot meals program locations.

 

Callan Pugh: 740-397-5333 or callan@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

 

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