Marion County Public Health Department

Indiana Reports First Flu Death

Oct 22, 2019

Indiana has reported the first flu-related death of the season. The Marion County Public Health Department confirmed the death occurred there. 

Syringe Exchange Approved For Marion County

Jun 18, 2018
Syringes for exchange. (Photo: Jake Harper Side Effects)
Jill Sheridan

Marion County is the latest in Indiana to establish a syringe exchange program.  The Indianapolis program adopted by the City-County Council Monday is in response to a hepatitis C outbreak. 

The rise in cases, an estimated 1,000 new cases in 2017, prompted health officials to declare an epidemic last month.