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See the press release from President Obama regarding World Aids Day 2016.

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on all M&M branded jewelry, including some children's jewelry, which contains lead that exceeds the federal threshold.

Recalled items include earrings, rings, bracelets and necklaces sold between May 2015 and July 2016. Jewelry items included in the recall have the M&M’S logo “M” as a charm or other feature. For more information, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently finalized a rule that extends its regulatory authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah and pipe tobacco, as part of its goal to improve public health. Read the Consumer Update to learn more and to find answers to questions about e-cigarettes.

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The Monroe County Health Board approved the 2015 Annual Report Brochure and the 2015 Comprehensive Annual Report on April 5th, 2016.

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The State Health Commissioner approved a syringe exchange program for Monroe County.  See Monroe County Health Department's press release for more information.

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The Indiana State Department of Health has issued a press release regarding the Zika virus.

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The following ordinance revisions were approved by the Monroe County Commissioners and will go into effect January 1st, 2016:

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The Monroe County Board of Health is concerned about Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) including e-cigarettes. View the MCHD statement on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and the Data on Secondhand Exposure from ENDS.

At the July 15th Health Board meeting, Health Department staff provided input on including Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) in Chapter 370 "Smoking in Public Places" (See recommended revisions here).  Following the meeting, a survey was posted to gather public comment as to the safety of ENDS.  The following is a summary of the results of that survey:   ENDS Survey Results

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A new joint report from National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National League of Cities (NLC) examines how cities and counties can strengthen collaboration with each other and state, federal, private-sector, and non-profit partners to tackle the opioid crisis.

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MISSION:

The mission of the Monroe County Health Department is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Monroe County.

VISION:

Leading and partnering to create a healthier and safer Monroe County Community.

VALUES:

Accountability
Empowerment
Excellence
Professionalism
Respect


Monroe County ranks 11th in Health Factors and 25th in Health Outcomes (out of 92 counties in Indiana) according to the
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's County Health Rankings.

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For current fees, view the Health Department fee code here.

Birth or Death Certificates,
    please call (812) 349-2542.

Food Establishment Permits, Inspections and Complaints,
     please call (812) 349-2896, (812) 349-2837 or (812) 349-2739.

Septic or Campground Permits, Inspections and Complaints,
     please call (812) 349-2834 or (812) 349-2073.
 
Swimming Pools, Lead, Radon, Animal Bites, Mosquito Monitoring and Other Environmental Issues,
     please call (812) 349-2882 or (812) 349-2072.

 

 

 

 

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Location: 119 W. 7th Street
Bloomington, IN  47404 (Map)
Phone: 812-349-2543
Fax: 812-339-6481
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm**
Monday - Friday
**Check Holiday Closings

If a public health emergency occurs after business hours, please call central dispatch at 349-2781.
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Thomas W. Sharp, M.D., Health Officer

Penny Caudill, Administrator
pcaudill@co.monroe.in.us

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Location: 119 W. 7th Street, Lower Level
Bloomington, IN  47404 (Map)
Phone: 812-349-7343
Fax: 812-349-7346
Hours:

M:  8am - 12pm, 1pm - 4:30pm
T:  11am - 3pm, 3:30pm - 7pm
W:  8am - 12pm, 1pm - 4:30pm
Th: 8am - 12pm, 1pm - 4:30pm
F:  8am - 12pm

 
Call to make an appointment for sexually transmitted disease testing and birth control counseling.

 

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Location: 333 E. Miller Drive
Bloomington, IN  47401 (Map)
Phone: 812-353-3244
Fax: 812-353-3135
Hours:

Monday & Friday - 8 am - 4 pm - Immunizations by Appt.
Tuesday - CLOSED
Wednesday - 8 am - 11 am -
Walk-Ins
Thursday - Safe Sleep & Baby & Me Tobacco Free by Appt.

TB Testing Walk-Ins Accepted
Monday & Wednesday -
9 am - 11am
Friday - 1 pm - 3 pm

 

Call to make an appointment for immunizations.
Call or fax a request to obtain shot records.

 

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Health Dept. Staff

Title

Penny Caudill

Administrator

Ashlie Bormann

Administrative Assistant

Julie Hartley

Disease Intervention Specialist

Miranda Ettinger

Disease Intervention Specialist Assistant

Simeon Baker

Sr. Environmental Health Specialist

Sydney Strader

Environmental Health Specialist

Sylvia Garrison

Chief Food Sanitarian / Deputy Administrator

Sandy Wallace

Food Sanitarian

Nicole Wagner

Food Sanitarian

Kathy Hewett

Lead Health Educator

Christina Kempf

Health Educator

Vacant

Accreditation Assistant

Gary Cain

Public Health Coordinator

Teresa Benassi

Registrar

Jamie Russell

Assistant Registrar

Shanna Wooten

Assistant Registrar

Barb Kuruzovich

Data Entry Clerk

Randy Raines

Lead Wastewater Sanitarian

Ryan Kasper-Cushman

Wastewater Sanitarian

Jim Brown

Soil Scientist

Megan Harris

Soil Scientist Assistant

Futures Clinic Staff

Title

Chris Husted

Clinic Manager

Lauretta Ionoff

LPN

Liz McGlothlin

Nurse Practitioner

Scott Stowers

Certified IN Navigator

Vacant

Patient Services Assistant

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