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Deana Haworth and Dr. Virginia Caine named 2024 recipients of the May Wright Sewall Leadership Award

Award honors outstanding examples of civic leadership in Indiana The Indianapolis Propylaeum honored Deana Haworth and Dr. Virginia Caine during its 2024 May Wright Sewall...

‘My goal was to crash the party:’ Addressing youth gun violence

The Marion County Public Health Department hosted over two dozen community organizations for an event to address youth gun violence. Half an hour into the meeting, Kareem Hines brought a group of teen boys from New B.O.Y (Breed of Youth), a mentoring and youth development program came and sat in the back.

Marion County Public Health Department offers eclipse safety tips

Marion Country is in the path of totality during the April 8 eclipse, making Indiana a great viewing location for the event. Many visitors...

Marion County Public Health Department – Community Health Survey

Health literacy is the degree to which someone can find, understand and use information and services to make health-related decisions and actions. The Marion...

Long-haul COVID-19 baffles health care professionals

Nearly 20,000 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since March 2020. If researchers from Penn State College of Medicine are correct, more than half...

City recommends loosening COVID-19 restrictions

Starting June 7, Marion County will loosen COVID-19 restrictions, including capacity limitations and the mask requirement for fully vaccinated individuals. The move follows recent...

Hogsett retains mask mandate, announces equity plans

Mayor Joe Hogsett will not loosen capacity restrictions or the mask mandate for Marion County, differing from Gov. Eric Holcomb’s recent move to end...

Some COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Allowable capacity in restaurants, bars and music venues will increase March 1. Looking at data in Marion County, Mayor Joe Hogsett and Dr. Virginia Caine,...

Health officials address COVID-19 vaccine concerns

Centuries of medical mistreatment and trauma have left many African Americans and other minority populations hesitant to get vaccinations. This poses a significant issue...

New free COVID-19 testing sites in Indianapolis

The Marion County Public Health Department announced two new COVID-19 testing sites at Warren Central High School and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.The testing site at...
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