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WTHR Health & Fitness Expo

Free Dental Screenings are April 23 & 24 at the WTHR Health & Fitness Expo at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Go to  wthr.com/expo to get a free ticket.   WTHR Health & Fitness Expo

Earth Day 2016

To learn how Marion County Public Health Department is promoting Earth Day this year please click here! Earth Day 2016

National Nutrition Month- Savor the Flavor of Eating Right!

Here are some online resources for learning more about eating healthy while also enjoying what you eat, plus ways to add fruits and vegetables to your diet.   Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: www.eatright.org Fruits & Veggies – More Matters: http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/ Featured Recipes: Peanut Soup Sicilian Tomato Salad National Nutrition Month- Savor the Flavor of Eating Right!

Hospital Visitor Restrictions End

Normal visitation policies are back in place at Marion County hospitals. Temporary visitor restrictions were lifted April 13 as flu activity continues to decrease. Anyone with the flu or flu-like symptoms should avoid visiting someone in the hospital and stay home from work or until symptoms are resolved. To read more information about this matter [...] Hospital Visitor Restrictions End


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

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.