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. 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...]

5-Year Strategic Plan Approved by Board of Health

On Thursday, July 21, the Marion Board of Health unanimously approved the agency's 2016-2020 Strategic Plan. The plan was built upon a foundation that included the 2015 Marion Community Health Assessment (CHA), the 2016-2020 Marion Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), the Ohio Department of … [Read more...]

Your thoughts on HEALTH

How do you define health? Email me at … [Read more...]

Change in Service

Beginning next week (6/27), we will be providing immunizations one day per week on Wednesdays from 8am to 3pm. They will be on a walk-in first come, first served basis. We are doing this for several reasons. First, your doctor should be providing immunizations as part of your care. Immunizations, … [Read more...]

Sexual Health Clinical Services

We are offering a new service at Marion Public Health. Please help spread the word. Tuesdays (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY), we will be offering sexual health clinical services including: reproductive health exams and screenings, free condoms and reduced cost birth control, free or reduced cost STD and … [Read more...]