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Updated COVID, Flu, RSV Guidance!

The IDPH has adopted updated CDC guidelines that simply recommendations

Flu Prevention & Clinics

Influenza (flu) vaccine clinics are scheduled throughout the county in the fall of each year. The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older receive a flu shot.

Along with vaccination, practicing proper hygiene also assists in preventing the flu.

Our Departments

Our vision is to be a collaborative agent for change in health problems that our community faces and to become a health/wellness provider and resource for all in our community.

Disease Prevention

Our goal is to protect the health and welfare of residents through the identification of potential communicable disease problems and to control the spread of infectious disease within the county.


Family Health Programs

Providing the community with effective educational services in order to promote healthy lifestyles and a higher quality of life. We offer many programs aimed at keeping families healthy.

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Environmental Health

Environmental health promotes health and quality of life by preventing or controlling those diseases or deaths that result from interactions between people and the places they live, work and play.

Health Education

Effective educational programs in order to promote healthy lifestyles and a high quality of life. We believe these programs greatly benefit our youth and communities in efforts to live substance free and overall, to live healthy lifestyles.


Mental Health Resources

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life.

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Emergency Preparedness

The Bureau, Putnam & Marshall County Health Departments are the lead agencies in public health emergencies within our community. We support other agencies when an emergency is not related to strictly public health responses. 


Helpful Resources

Click the icon to view information about some of our most frequently asked about resources.

Important Forms &


Low Cost Blood


Food Program Documents,

Forms & Applications

Temporary Event

Permit & Notification

Sewage Disposal

System Permit

Food Certification


Recent News & Announcements

Bringing the latest health news to our communities to promote health equity, prevent and protect against disease and injury, and prepare for health emergencies.

Naloxone Available

Naloxone Available

Be a hero, save a life. We have harm reduction materials available. Naloxone is available at our departments.

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