Mount Vernon News
The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancelations in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Knox Public Health has been notified of another Knox County resident who has tested positive for COVID-19. Similar to the last case, delayed test results arrived on the same day the individual was released from treatment.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) chapter of Knox Licking March 30 World Bipolar Day (WBD) observance has been rescheduled to April 30, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Mount Vernon Library.
Knox Public Health Commissioner Julie Miller sent letters to golf course operators and lawn care business owners, reversing the previous orders to close.
Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects and multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected through tonight as a slow moving warm front lifts north across the area.
Food For The Hungry, in partnership with the Knox County Foundation, awarded $23,500 in emergency grants this week to assist those organizations and churches that are providing meals and food as they respond to increased needs during the COVID-19 crisis.