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Hunger is hard - Community Compass

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Coronavirus FAQS

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Active People, Healthy INDY!

The Active People, Healthy INDYSM is a promotion to encourage residents of Marion County to become more physically active. Almost half of the residents in Marion County do not get even the minimally recommended amount of physical activity. Participating in physical activity has shown to decrease risk for major chronic diseases such as heart disease, [...] Active People, Healthy INDY!

2019 Flu Clinics-Get The Flu Shot Every Year!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older. It is especially important for pregnant women, people age 65 and older, and anyone with certain medical conditions including asthma, diabetes and chronic lung disease. Please click here to view the Immunization Clinic Schedule. 2019 Flu Clinics-Get The Flu Shot Every Year!

2018 Health Equity Report

The  Marion County Public Health Department releases its 2018 Health Equity Report. Click here for details, and to access a copy of the full report.   2018 Health Equity Report

Welcome to the Marion County Public Health Department

Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County’s Division of Public Health is known as the Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD).  MCPHD has served the residents and visitors of Marion County, Indiana for nearly 100 years.  The area that MCPHD covers includes the City of Indianapolis, Beech Grove, Lawrence, Speedway, and Southport.  The mission of the department is to promote physical, mental, and environmental health, prevent and protect against disease, injury, and disability.  The health department operates two service bureaus: the Bureau of Environmental Health (BEH), the Bureau of Population Health (BPH) and Public Health Administration.  It is enabled through Indiana Code 16-22-8.

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