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Health Department to Purchase New Vehicle

April 2, 2013
Health Department to Purchase New Vehicle

  04/03/13 County Health Nurse Susan Lechlitner appeared before the County Commissioners Monday with quotes for a new vehicle for their department. The department needs a vehicle capable of hauling supplies and equipment to their outreach clinics.  Cargo space is needed for vaccines and the insulated chest to carry them in, paperwork and three...
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Health Dept. Hosts Workshop Addressing Health & Medical Issues

October 12, 2012
Health Dept. Hosts Workshop Addressing Health & Medical Issues

10/15/12 The Marshall County Health Department hosted a workshop Wednesday, Oct. 10th to discuss how it and area partners can work together to address health and medical issues within Marshall County, and how to acquire the support and resources needed in case of disaster. The purpose of this workshop was to bring together the...
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M.C. Health Department Takes Action on Unsafe Properties

July 2, 2012
M.C. Health Department Takes Action on Unsafe Properties

07/03/12 Last week members of the Marshall County Board of Health heard Jerry Fussell, Environmentalist discuss in detail three residents that have been deemed unsafe.   The first property is AT 534 Childs Street in Bourbon.  Town Board members Bill Keyser and Les McFarland appeared before the Health Board asking for assistance in taking...
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Marshall County Health Officials Advise Residents to Protect Themselves Against Mosquitoes

May 26, 2011
Marshall County Health Officials Advise Residents to Protect Themselves Against Mosquitoes

05/27/11 The wet spring has produced a LARGE number of nuisance mosquitoes.   Marshall County Health Officer Dr. Byron Holm urges county residents to take the following protective steps when they are outdoors to help protect themselves from mosquito bites: *Avoid being outdoors during prime mosquito biting times, dark to dawn, when possible. *Apply insect...
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New Regulations on Health Department Vaccinations

May 2, 2011
New Regulations on Health Department Vaccinations

05/03/11 Wes Burden from the Marshall County Health Department presented the Commissioners with a letter from the Indiana State Health Commissioner in reference to the vaccinations. The letter states: In Indiana, many community physicians are referring patients with adequate health insurance to local health department for vaccinations that re intended only for residents who...
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HOOSIERS URGED TO KNOW THEIR FAMILY HISTORY OF DIABETES

November 3, 2010
HOOSIERS URGED TO KNOW THEIR FAMILY HISTORY OF DIABETES

11/04/10 Diabetes is a deadly disease.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention there are approximately 24 million Americans living with diabetes, of whom almost 6 million are undiagnosed.  In Indiana, an estimated 600,000 Hoosiers are living with this disease and it is the seventh leading cause of death in the state....
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County Health Department to Conduct LAST Walk-in Vaccination Clinic

October 25, 2010
County Health Department to Conduct LAST Walk-in Vaccination Clinic

10/26/10 The LAST walk-in clinic for the Marshall County Health Department will be conducted on Wednesday, October 27th from 4 to 6 p.m. at Plymouth High School. The Plymouth Community School Corporation sent home second notices to the parents of students who still need immunizations last week.   The exclusion date for students of the...
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County Health Department to Offer 2 Additional Walk-in Vacination Clinics

October 12, 2010
County Health Department to Offer 2 Additional Walk-in Vacination Clinics

10/13/10 The Marshall County Health Department will host two additional walk-in vaccination clinics for students in grades 6 through 12 and kindergarten. The walk-in clinics will be held on Wednesday, October 13th and Monday, October 18th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Health Department at 112 West Jefferson Street. Parents are required...
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Health Department Offers Walk-in Vaccination Clinic

October 5, 2010
Health Department Offers Walk-in Vaccination Clinic

10/06/10 The Marshall County Health Department will host a walk-in vaccination clinic on Wednesday, October 6th from 4 to 6 p.m. This walk-in clinic is for students in grades 6 through 12 and kindergarten students only.  The Health Department will only be giving T-Dap, Meningococcal, Varicella – the chicken pox vaccine, and kindergarten shots....
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County Health Department Conducts Walk-in Vaccine Clinic for 6th – 12th Graders

August 31, 2010
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08/31/10  The Marshall County Health Department will host a walk-in vaccine clinic on Wednesday, September 1st from 4 to 6 p.m.  The clinic is for 6th through 12th graders who still need to have the TDAP, Menactra, and Varicella vaccine boosters.  These vaccines are now required by the state.  The Plymouth Community School Corporation...
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