Health Department


Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA) This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed.
National Health Care Enrollment Information for open enrollment for health insurance
Enterovirus 68 Facts Sheet Know the symptoms, transmission, risk, prevention, and treatment.
Questions about Ebola? Check out our fact sheet
Mosquito Bite Prevention Follow these tips to reduce mosquitoes in your area.
More Mosquito Bite Prevention Information on choosing the right insect repellant for you.
Farmers' Market opens in May! Check out the times and locations for the Market!
2013 Community Health Assessment A look at overall health in Independence
The Mile Starts Here Join us for a mile walk Wednesdays at 9 am starting May 7
Simple Actions Can Slow the Spread of Flu in Schools Read the Kansas City area Press Release to help prevent the flu.
The Symbol of Public Health Check out the impact of public health on communities!
Seasonal Influenza Watch this video to find out more about the seasonal flu
Hepatitis C Support Group Information about a free, monthly support group from the Kansas City Hepatitis Alliance
National Public Health Week by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director -March 24, 2015
Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - March 10, 2015
4th Annual Independence Park Trot Run/Walk 5K by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director, 3/3/15
MMR Clinics Help Fight Measles Outbreak by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - February 10, 2015
A Healthy Farewell By Larry D. Jones, MPH - 12/16/14