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Current Events & Information

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
Independence MO Couch to 5K Click here to learn about the new Couch to 5K program and get all the information you need to join us!
Increase in Shigella cases in Independence Health officials urge residents to take precautions to prevent infection
Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA) This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed.
Health Impact Assessment Quick Results Check out the results of the health impact assessment assessing sidewalks and walkability in northwest
EvaluaciĆ³n del noroeste Independencia Impacto en la Salud Echa un vistazo a los resultados de la evaluaciĆ³n de las aceras y de caminar en Independence noroeste!
The Symbol of Public Health Check out the impact of public health on communities!

Health Articles

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.
Spring into Health by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - April 26, 2016
Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - April 12, 2016
Child Abuse Prevention - Educating Parents, Caregivers, and the Community by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - April 5, 2016
It's Not Too Late to Outsmart the Flu by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - March 15, 2016