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Joshua Morrison/News Knox Public Health’s Jenn Bohman prepares to administer a nasal swab during the drive-thru testing for COVID-19 Wednesday, June 3, 2020. KPH tested 72 people.

Knox County exceeds 100 COVID-19 cases in July

Some good news in regards to Knox County’s COVID-19 positive case results is that despite 109 positive cases reported to Knox Public Health this month alone, the county remained orange Thursday when the Ohio Public Health Advisory System map was updated.

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Grants available to local businesses

Following on the heels of a Knox County revolving loan fund announced in late May, which has provided about a dozen COVID-19 impacted businesses with loans of up to $10,000, county commissioners are now offering another $10,000 to local businesses.

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Seniors benefit from two Farmers Market programs

Two nutritional programs for seniors tied to the Mount Vernon Farmers Market are doing well in doling out fresh fruits and vegetables, with one having so much demand that vouchers can disappear in as little as 10 minutes after the market opens at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

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Kenyon College retools reopening plan

Kenyon College announced significant changes to its reopening plan July 14 due to a “dramatic turn” in increased statewide COVID-19 cases, according to a new reopening message written by Kenyon President Sean Decatur.

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