Marion County Health Department

Local church offering opioid workshop, Narcan training

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A local church is teaming up with the Marion County Health Department to offer a workshop and training that will benefit people who are around opioid users.Read more

Marion County Health Dept. offering low cost flu shots all month long

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After one of the worst flu seasons in decades, the Marion County Health Department is offering low cost flu shot during the month of October.Read more

Marion County offers special flu shot clinics for month of October

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After one of the worst flu seasons in decades, the Marion County Health Department is offering low cost flu shots during the month of October.Read more


Sewage complaints ongoing at Marion County court annex

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Sewage problems at the annex building of Marion County's juvenile court has led to a complaint with the county's Public Health Department.Read more

Health warning centers on popular downtown café

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If you ate at Fresco Italian Café on the Canal on Monday, August 6, the health department recommends you get the Hepatitis A vaccine.Read more

Peppy Grill reopens after health department closure

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Peppy Grill in Fountain Square has reopened after the Marion County Health Department received a complaint that “foods weren’t being kept under proper refrigeration.”Read more

Needle exchange program moves forward, but with some concerns

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Marion County now has a needle exchange program after the City-County Council unanimously approved it Monday night. Read more

Council votes unanimously to create state's largest needle-exchange program

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The vote comes nearly a month after the Marion County public health director declared a "public health emergency" over the increase in Hepatitis C cases, which they're...Read more

As needle-exchange program is mulled for Marion County, success touted elsewhere

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It comes after the county's public health director called a surge in local hepatitis C cases "an epidemic."Read more


Proposed needle exchange targets an epidemic of health problems

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Dr. Virginia Caine is targeting drug addicts and dirty needles, hoping to slow an alarming spread of HIV and hepatitis C.Read more

Marion County health leaders propose needle exchange program

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Marion County's public health department called for a needle exchange program Thursday.Read more