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Knox County Community Health Coalition
120 Union Street
Rockport, ME 04856
Phone: 207-236-6313
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fax: 207-236-6319

Founded in 2000, Knox County Community Health Coalition (KCCHC) (formerly known as Knox County Coalition Against Tobacco) is the local Healthy Maine Partnership of Knox County and is the only public health coalition in the county. It is a community/school partnership comprised of agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals representing many sectors of our county. KCCHC provides population based health information, education and opportunities that enable people to develop lifelong habits that are beneficial to themselves, and the community through the reduction of tobacco and other substance use, increased physical activity, and the promotion of healthy eating. Its mission and vision:

 

Mission: KCCHC seeks to create a healthy Knox County for all community members.

 

Vision: The Knox County Community Health Coalition will identify, recommend and assist efforts to enhance the overall quality of life and health of the Knox County community by promoting a livable wage, reducing substance abuse, providing access to healthcare and other essential services, creating opportunities for individuals to empower themselves, improving affordable transportation and communicating effectively with each other on common concerns.

 

For more information please contact:

 

Knox County Community Health Coalition

120 Union Street, Rockport, ME  04856  Telephone:  236-6313.

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Alcohol Server/Seller Training

On April 15th and 18th, the Knox County Community Health Coalition, will present alcohol server and seller training. April 15th is reserved for restaurants and bars while April 18th will focus on retail sales. Retired Liquor Control Officer Frank Lyons will be presenting this state certified ...
Online reporting system helps decrease underage ...

The kTip messaging system is now online! Citizens can now provide anonymous tips about underage drinking and other criminal activity to local law enforcement. How does kTip work? Tipsters text the word kTip at the beginning of a text message sent to 274637 (CRIMES) followed by their ...
Free Household Lead Tests for Families of Young ...

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 20-26, and to mark the week, Knox County Community Health Coalition (KCCHC), a local healthy Maine Partnership, is partnering with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MeCDC) to offer parents of young children who live in older ...
Forming an Underage Drinking Task Force in Knox County

The cost of alcohol and other drug use in Knox County may exceed $42,000,000 per year (in 2010) A recently released report from Maine’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services office estimates that the cost of alcohol and other drug abuse in Maine in 2010 was $1.403 billion. This cost ...
Wondering about Ticks and Lyme Disease? This ...

Join us on June 6th from 10am-12pm at the Knox County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) building 301 Park Street, Rockland for a Lyme disease prevention forum. The forum, sponsored by Knox County Community Health Coalition, the local Healthy Maine Partnership serving Knox County, Knox County EMA ...