New Hours for Immunization Clinics – Back to School Clinic is Aug. 15

Beginning Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Marion Public Health will begin new hours for our Wednesday Immunization Clinics held at 181 S. Main Street in Marion. New Hours are 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM every Wednesday Director of Nursing, Kelly Engelhart, is making some changes to our services; “We are … [Read more...]

Public Health Nurse Sought

Marion Public Health is developing innovative approaches to providing public health nursing services to a community with great diverse public health needs. If you are public health nurse focused in one program area and want to join our team to address population health through case management, home … [Read more...]

Help Us Develop a County-wide Coordinated Transportation Plan

Marion Public Health and the Creating Health Communities Coalition (CHC) are conducting a transportation needs assessment. The survey results will be part of a county-wide coordinated transportation plan and future funding for Marion could be available based on these results (including for mobility … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Get Required Immunizations for Students

It's easy to get your children their required immunizations for school. These immunizations are required for kindergarten, 7th grade and 12th grade students. … [Read more...]

Measles – It Isn’t Just a Little Rash

Measles can be dangerous, especially for babies and young children. … [Read more...]

Thank you, Marion General Hospital Foundation, Inc. !

Marion Public Health is extremely pleased to share some very good news! The Marion General Hospital Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors has named Marion Public Health as the recipient of the proceeds from the 19th Annual Golf Outing to be held September 11 at the Marion Country Club. With a true … [Read more...]

HIV cases rising in the central Ohio area

Central Ohio is seeing an increase in diagnosed cases of HIV. While anyone who engages in behaviors in which blood or other bodily fluids are exchanged are at increased risk, the major risk factors continue to be among the population who engages in male to male unprotected sex and among the … [Read more...]

Immunization Clinic: Wednesdays 8:30-12:00

Marion Public Health is currently offering immunization every Wednesday from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Please bring shot records and insurance documentation. Marion Public Health is located at 181 S. Main Street. … [Read more...]

CMH (BCMH Program) for medically fragile children

The Marion Star recently shared the thoughts and experiences of CMH (BCMH) program participants. They also shared some thoughts of our nurse who implements the program at the health department. While those comments were not official statements of the health department, it served as a prompt to share … [Read more...]

Flu Vaccinations Recommended

We are saddened by the loss of a child this week. Our thoughts are with his family. It serves as a stark reminder of the possible outcomes of illnesses we often think of as common. Here is a brief note about the flu.   "Influenza cases continue to rise. Flu can cause mild to severe … [Read more...]