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WIC Day at the Market

Please join us for a 2016 Marion County WIC Day at the Market. Please click here for more information. WIC Day at the Market

Cultural Trail Tour Pictures

MCPHD employees enjoy bike tour at Cultural Trail       Cultural Trail Tour Pictures

MUMPS

To learn and read information about Mumps please view the following…   Resources:   CDC Mumps Information Indiana 2016 Mumps Outbreak Update   MUMPS

Zika

    Mosquito Complaint Form Mosquito Control: 317-221-7440     INDIANAPOLIS- State health officials are urging Indiana residents, especially pregnant women, to use caution when traveling to countries where the Zika virus has been detected and to take steps to protect against mosquito-borne illnesses at home and abroad.   Zika virus is primarily spread to [...] Zika

Back to School -- Is Your Child Fully Vaccinated?- copy

Make sure your children are up-to-date on vaccines before sending them back to school. School-age children, from preschoolers to college students, need vaccines. Making sure that children receive all their vaccinations on time is one of the most important things you can do as a parent to ensure your children’s long-term health—as well as the [...] Back to School -- Is Your Child Fully Vaccinated?- copy

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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