Marion Public Health provides a number of vital services to the people of Marion, Ohio. Please click on the headlines to learn more about each service.
Vaccine preventable diseases, although few in number, have had a resurgence in recent years. We offer infant, childhood, and adult immunizations by scheduled appointments.
Marion Public Health’s Office of Vital Statistics houses certificates of birth and death occurring in Marion County from 1908 to the present. We can also produce birth certificates from other counties in Ohio.
Every citizen has the right by law to call attention to problems such as rats, insects, garbage, trash, etc. that impinge on their health, safety and well-being. These problems are considered in the nuisance section of the Official Sanitary Code of Marion Public Health. Complaints are investigated in a timely manner so as to maintain proper community sanitation standards.
The Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH) is a tax-supported, state administered program in the Ohio Department of Health. This program was developed to help provide financial assistance to eligible families who have children (under the age of 21) with special health care needs. BCMH also offers diagnostic opportunities, regardless of family income, to children with suspected medically handicapping conditions.
We have conducted community health assessments for the Marion County area to gauge the needs for health programs and initiatives. You can click on the headline to view recent assessments.