The Marion County Board signed a resolution on July 13, 1993, to create the Marion County
Health Department.  The Marion County Health Board was established to govern the newly
formed Health Department and to promote preventative health programs for the county.  The
Health Department was housed in the Marion County Service Building in Salem.  Programming
consisted of TB control, Communicable Disease Control, Immunizations, and Food
establishment inspections.

The Health Department moved to 600 East Main in Salem in the fall of 1993. This new home
provided space to expand services and the Family Case Management Program was started.
The Marion County Health Department began
administering the WIC Program in July 1998.  
Property at 1013 N. Poplar in Centralia was set up as
a satellite office to facilitate access to services in
Centralia.

The Marion County Health Department purchased
property at 118 Cross Creek Boulevard to house the
Salem office in December 2003.  

We currently have many services to offer, such as:  
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children), Family Case
Management, Immunizations, Genetics, APORS,
Communicable Disease Control, Emergency
Preparedness, TB Control, Dental Sealant Program,
Vision and Hearing, Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar
Clinics, Lab Services, HIV and STD Testing,
Cholesterol Screenings, Flu and Pneumonia Shots,
Inspections of Food Establishments, Sewer Systems,
Water Wells,  Tanning and Tattoo Facilities.

We hope to continue providing Marion County with
quality services and preventative health care.
History
of the Marion County Health Department
1013 N. Poplar, Centralia
118 Cross Creek Blvd., Salem
Our offices within Marion County
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