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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

Zero Suicide by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - September 27, 2016
Public Health Emergency Preparedness by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - September 13, 2016
Importance of Sleep by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - August 23, 2016
Fruits and Veggies – More Matters by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - August 9, 2016
Back-to-School Immunizations by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - July 26, 2016