Marion County Health Department

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

Indianapolis, Fort Wayne hospitals end visitor restrictions

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Hospitals in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne are ending restrictions on visitors that they put in place earlier this flu season.Read more

Pizza restaurant reopens after health department-ordered cleanup

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An Indianapolis restaurant was ordered closed Tuesday when an inspection revealed a possible health hazard.Read more

Five things to know for Saturday

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Here are five things going on Saturday around Central Indiana that you should know about.Read more

Health Department renames building for Frank Johnson

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The health department renamed its building in honor of Dr. Frank Johnson.Read more


There's a mosquito party, and you're invited (unfortunately)

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The mild winter we enjoyed a few months ago might be coming back to bite us.Read more

Saturday is health department's tire recycle day

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Unused tires are an ideal place for mosquitoes to lay eggs.Read more