Anyone needing information about shots, can call the Public Health Clinic at (812) 353-3244. The nursing staff is located at 333 E. Miller Drive.
County Health Rankings Released!
Health factors drive future health while outcomes tell us how we are today.
Monroe County ranks 7th in Health Factors (Tomorrow’s Health Indicator) and 8th in Outcomes (Todays Health).
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute have released the fifth annual County Health Rankings. An easy-to-use snapshot, the Rankings reveal the overall health of nearly every county in the nation. It allows each state to see how people from one county to another compare on a range of factors to housing to transportation to community safety and offers ways to take action to promote lifelong health and ensure that every community is a healthy place to live, learn, work, and play. Learn more at www.countyhealthrankings.org.
Seasonal Flu Information
Press Release from Indiana State Department of Health
Stay healthy at the fair!
To better serve our customers, contact the division you need directly.
Birth or Death Certificates,
please call 349-2542.
Food Establishments Permits, Inspections and Complaints,
please call 349-2896.
Septic or Campground Permits, Inspections and Complaints,
please call 349-2834 or 349-2073.
Swimming Pools, Lead, Radon and Mosquito Monitoring,
please call 349-2882.
Animal Bites and Other Environmental Issues,
please call 349-2072.
National Public Health Week 2014
1. Be healthy from the start. From maternal health and school nutrition to emergency preparedness, public health starts at home.
2. Don’t panic. Disaster preparedness starts with community-wide commitment and action.
3. Get out ahead. Prevention is now a nationwide priority. Let us show you where you fit in.
4. Eat well. The system that keeps our nation’s food safe and healthy is complex.
5. Be the healthiest nation in one generation. Best practices for community health come from around the globe.
Information to know about flooding
Flood water can cause health risks such as disease and injuries. Learn how to protect yourself, your family and your home both before and during a flood.
The following links are information on where to get help, how to safely clean up and more.
Information on how flooding can affect your septic system.
Indiana is Smoke Free as of July 1, 2012
Indiana's statewide smoke-free air law began July 1, 2012 and every county in Indiana is covered by a smoke-free air law. More Hoosiers will be protected from the dangers of secondhand smoke.
Nearly all public places in the state, including restaurants and other workplaces, are smoke-free. BreatheIndiana.com is designed to help Hoosiers understand the new law.
Click here to review the Indiana smoking ban law, House Enrolled Act No. 1149.
The mission of the Monroe County Health Department is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Monroe County.
Monroe County Health Department Annual Report 2011
Monroe County Health Department Annual Report Brochure 2011
Monroe County Health Assessment