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2017 Flu Clinics-Get The Flu Shot Every Year!

The Marion County Public Health Department is offering low-cost flu shots at eight special walk-in clinics scheduled around the community in October and early November. These clinics are in addition to the flu shots available through the health department’s district health offices. Please click here to view the 2017 Flu Clinic schedule. The Centers for [...] 2017 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!

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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

Vaccinations Protect Infants

Nations Infant Immunization Week, April 22-29, highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrates how immunization programs are promoting healthy communities.   Vaccinating children on time is the best way to keep them safe from 14 serious and potential deadly diseases before their second birthday. To learn more, visit https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niiw/overview.html. The Marion [...] Vaccinations Protect Infants

Take A Walk In The Park

You are invited to Take a Walk in the Park! The walk will take place every Thursday at 5:30 p.m.! For more information please contact Brittaney Hall at Bhall@marionhealth.org or Stacie Hurrle at SHurrle@marionhealth.org. Prizes will be given to the first 5 walkers! Please click here to see the flyer.   Take A Walk In The Park

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.