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Current Events & Information

Building Healthier Independence Newsletter Check out the latest fall tips and tricks!
Oak Leaf Mites (Itch Mite) Facts Sheet Itch mites are tiny insect-like creatures that are nearly invisible to the naked eye.
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

Proper Disposal of Medication and Medical Devices by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - November 22, 2016
Breast Cancer Awareness by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - October 25, 2016
Holiday Food Safety by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - November 8, 2016
The Importance of Understanding Your Health by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - October 11, 2016
Zero Suicide by Andrew Warlen, MPH, Health Director - September 27, 2016