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Top 10 Coalition Community Survey

Top 10 is a coalition of partnerships throughout Central Indiana and is a catalyst for individual, policy, system, and environmental change by aligning these partnerships strengths through joint efforts to improve community health.  Nutrition and physical activity are two of the four focus areas for Top 10.  The Marion County Public Health Department, as a [...] Top 10 Coalition Community Survey

Safe Syringe Access & Support Program

Marion County Public Health Department director announces a public health epidemic related to hepatitis c; proposes a syringe exchange program for Marion County. Please click here to view the webpage. Please click here to view the news release.   Safe Syringe Access & Support Program

2018 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. 2018 Flu Clinics-Get The Flu Shot Every Year!

The Results Are In!

Marion County Apartment Survey Results Please click here to view. The multi-family housing survey data released emphasizes the importance of smoke free living. According to the U.S. Surgeon General, there is no safe level of secondhand smoke exposure. Eliminating indoor smoking entirely is the only way to protect non-smokers from the harmful effects of tobacco [...] The Results Are In!

Pantry Press

DIABETES Marion County Public Health Department – Nutrition Services Please click here to view the flyer. Diabetes is a disease that requires lifestyle changes including eating healthful meals and daily physical activity. Make sure you visit your health care provider to manage your disease with proper testing and to learn more about how to live [...] Pantry Press

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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