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H.O.P.P. Conference

The annual H.O.P.P. Conference, targeted towards older adults, is taking place September 6, 2019. If you are 50 or older; have a friend or relative that is 50 or older; or, your a just interested in older adult issues, you will gain valuable information from this conference. The theme this year is Moving Into a [...] H.O.P.P. Conference

Health Department Unveils Mobile Unit for County's First Syringe Service Program

The Marion County Public Health Department announces an important step in launching its Safe Syringe Access and Support (SSAS) Program. On April 10, 2019, the health department joined community leaders, partners and supporters for the unveiling of a mobile unit that will be used to operate the county’s first syringe service program. The Richard M. [...] Health Department Unveils Mobile Unit for County's First Syringe Service Program

Fairbanks Report Shows Rise in Obesity in Marion County

A report released by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation on March 14 highlights growing obesity rates for Indiana and Marion County, and the negative economic impact on families and businesses. Click here for more information, including a copy of the report. Fairbanks Report Shows Rise in Obesity in Marion County

Voluntary Water Testing at Marion County Schools

The health department recently completed extensive testing of drinking water at Marion County schools. This voluntary testing helps ensure the safety of children in the county’s public and private schools. Click here for more information and a summary of results.   Voluntary Water Testing at Marion County Schools

District Health Offices - Locations and Schedules

The Marion County Public Health Department offers immunizations at the following district health office locations. Information is available in English and Spanish. Please click here.   District Health Offices - Locations and Schedules

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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