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Updated Monroe County Public Health Regulation - Effective November 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Monroe County Health Order - Updated November 18, 2020

Updated Monroe County Public Health Regulations for Residential, Communal Facilities - Effective November 6, 2020


     The Monroe County Health Department is open for
     appointments only
at both our temporary location in the
     Showers building (501 N. Morton Street) and in the lower
     level of the Health Services building (119 W. 7th Street).

     Birth and death certificate requests will be processed
     through the mail only.

     For all other services, please call or email the division
     directly. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


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


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


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If a public health emergency (such as a restaurant fire, sewage discharge, or spill) occurs after business hours, please call central dispatch
at (812) 349-2781.*

* This does NOT include syringe pick-up. For syringe pick-up requests, please call (812) 349-2543, leave a message, and staff will respond during normal business hours. Click here for information regarding safe sharps and medication disposal in Monroe County.

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  Health Rankings

  Monroe County ranks
  19th in Health Factors
and 16th in Health
  Outcomes (out of 92
  counties in Indiana)
  according to the Robert
  Wood Johnson
  Foundation's County
  Health Rankings

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Penny Caudill,
Health Administrator
Health Building
119 W 7th St
Bloomington, IN 47404
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  • Phone: (812) 349-2543
  • Fax: (812) 339-6481
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