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Current Events & Information

Free Summer Meals for Kids FREE to kids age 18 and under: Healthy meals based on USDA nutritional guidelines. Click for flyer with more information.
2015 Community Health Assessment Video Overview This four minute video looks at eight issues that came out of the 2015 Community Health Assessment.
2015 Community Health Assessment Click here to read the 2015 Community Health Assessment and gain a greater understanding of the health issues affecting Independence residents.
Learn more about the Zika virus Click here to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Zika virus website.
Information Regarding Tobacco 21 Ordinance Click here to learn about the ordinance and obtain additional resources
Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA) This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed.
The Symbol of Public Health Check out the impact of public health on communities!

Health Articles

Got Water? by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - July 12, 2016
A Healthy Way to Start to the Day by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - June 28, 2016
Allergies and Asthma by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - May 24, 2016
Mosquito Bite Prevention by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - May 10, 2016
2015 Community Health Assessment Click here to read the 2015 Community Health Assessment and gain a greater understanding of the health issues affecting Independence residents.