County Offices Closed Thursday, Friday


Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs plans to share a holiday message at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 25. The message will be posted Mayor and County’s social media accounts.


Please note, COVID-19 testing at the Knox County Health Department will close at noon today (Wednesday, Dec. 23) and the Public Information Line will close at 1 p.m.


All Knox County Government offices—including the Knox County Health Department, public libraries, and convenience centers—will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.


KCHD will not test or operate the phone bank over the holiday, but daily case count updates and positive case notifications will continue uninterrupted. Other standard COVID-19 response activities will take place on Christmas Eve, not on Christmas Day. Standard operations will resume on Saturday, Dec. 26 and continue as normal through the weekend.


The Knox County Public Libraries and Knox County’s Solid Waste Convenience Centers will begin operating on a regular schedule on Saturday, Dec. 26. Convenience Centers are expected to be busy with long lines and significant wait times. If possible, center users are urged to postpone regular waste trips until Tuesday, Dec. 29 or Wednesday, Dec. 30.