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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...]

Survey: Access to healthy food and active living opportunities

Please take a moment to complete the survey found at the following link to help us better understand the issues in Marion County, and specifically in your city, village, or township. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MarionCountyCommunitySurvey Thanks for your help! … [Read more...]

2017 Environmental Health Fees

A Regulation of the Marion Public Health Setting Environmental Health Fees for 2017 WHEREAS, the Marion Public Health Board of Health (“Board of Health”), acting under the authority vested in it by Section 3709.21 of the Ohio Revised Code, may adopt regulations necessary for the public health and … [Read more...]

Sexual Health Clinical Services

Marion Public Health offers a sexual health clinic on Tuesdays (by appointment only). Services include, pregnancy testing, reproductive life planning, reproductive health exams and screening, free condoms & reduced cost birth control, free or reduced cost STD and HIV testing, and HPV … [Read more...]

The Dentist is Coming

A dentist will be available to see children 1-18 years of age at Marion Public Health. Most insurance plans cover 100% of the services. If you would like to schedule an appointment to see the dentist, please call 740-383-5533. Children without an appointment will be seen first come, first … [Read more...]