Marion County Public Health Department
HEALTH & HOSPITAL CORPORATION OF MARION COUNTY is committed to promoting good health throughout the community. We believe that every citizen of Marion County should receive medical treatment and other public health services in a friendly environment, free from access barriers resulting from race, gender, age, sexual orientation or other cultural and social aspects.
OUR MISSION: To promote and protect the health of everyone in the community and provide healthcare to those who are underserved.
OUR VISION: Indianapolis will be the healthiest large city in the United States by the year 2020.
B.A.B.E. (Beds and Britches, Etc.)
Incentive program that provides new and gently used clothing and supplies for pregnant women and children up to age 5.
BED BUG EDUCATION & PREVENTION
BELL FLOWER CLINIC
BIRTH AND DEATH CERTIFICATES
Maintains records of births and deaths in Marion County only.
TTY for Hearing Impaired - 317-221- 2410
Voluntary Paternity Establishment and Legal Corrections to Certificates of Birth - 317-221- 2397
CHRONIC DISEASE PROGRAMS
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
COMMUNITY-BASED CARE (C-BC)
Provides prenatal and postpartum home visits to ensure healthy pregnancies and healthy babies, walk-in services for immunizations, health screenings, counseling, referrals, assessments and monitoring of communicable diseases. Collaborates with a variety of departments to promote and encourage healthy people and healthy families living in healthy neighborhoods.
DISTRICT HEALTH OFFICES
Northeast District Health Office
6042 E. 21st St.
Northwest District Health Office/Pecar
6940 Michigan Rd.
South District Health Office
Coordinates with Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security, emergency management supporting agencies, healthcare organizations (private and community-based), mental/behavioral health providers, community and faith-based partners, state, local, and territorial resources
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SAFETY & MANAGEMENT
Surveys and eliminates hazardous community sanitation conditions through clean-up services.
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FETAL INFANT MORTALITY REVIEW (F.I.M.R.)
Gives mothers a chance to share their stories about the loss of their babies either with a nurse at a home visit, through a phone call, or by completion of a survey. The information gathered helps a team of health care experts find ways to make services and resources better for mothers and babies.
FOOD & CONSUMER SAFETY
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GET SMART – KNOW WHEN ANTIBIOTICS WORK
A community-based program to increase the awareness of antibiotic resistance.
HEALTHY FAMILIES SITE IV
Provides home visitation to promote healthy childhood growth and development; promotes positive parent-child interaction; enhances family functioning by building trusting relationships, teaching problem solving skills and improving the family’s support system.
HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH
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INDIANAPOLIS HEALTHY BABIES CONSORTIUM
A community-based effort dedicated to improving birth outcomes and reducing the number of babies who die before their first birthday. Solutions are sought through advocacy, innovative initiatives and policy development.
INDIANAPOLIS HEALTHY START
A community-based initiative that provides case management through home visitation, free health education classes to the community and outreach to pregnant women and families in an effort to eliminate the disparities in birth outcomes and improve infact survival rates.
Car Seat Hotline
LEAD SAFE & HEALTHY HOMES
Provides lead inspections and risk assessments, healthy homes screens and blood lead testing.
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Investigates areas of standing water and treats those that are breeding mosquito larvae. Also fogs neighborhoods to reduce the adult mosquito population.
Life's Best Beginning-High School Breastfeeding Curriculum • 317-221-5707
Investigates and baits potential rodent habitats.
RYAN WHITE/HIV SERVICES PROGRAM
317-221-3101 or 317-221-3554
Funds community partners to provide HIV services to enrolled clients living with HIV who reside in Boone, Brown, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan, Putnam and Shelby counties of Indiana.
Arlington Community HS - 226- 2991
Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet HS - 226- 2791
John Marshall Community HS - 226- 4622
Emmerich Manual HS - 226- 2000
SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES
Provides vision and hearing screenings; acts as a consultant for follow-up on communicable disease outbreaks; provides assessments on referrals on students and families in the school and in the home; acts as a consultant for in-service trainings and health education programs.
Provides assessments and counseling services to individuals, families and groups. Conducts home visits to assess needs. Provides adolescent and school-based counseling services; anger management, parenting and safe-sitter classes. Conducts depression and substance abuse screenings. Provides referral and information services.
STD TESTING & PREVENTION
SUBSTANCE USE OUTREACH SERVICES
WATER QUALITY AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
Tattoo and body piercing shops, childcare facilities, public swimming pools, private well/pump, onsite sewage disposal systems (septic systems), hazardous materials, lift stations, sewer overflows, fish kill, surface water quality, cleanliness of schools and daycare centers, indoor air quality (home or business) and smoking in/around commericial or business facilities.
WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children)
Provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, supplemental foods and referrals to social and health services for pregnant women and children up to age five.
ALL OTHER QUESTIONS, CALL 317-221-2000