Grant County Health Department

Find Grant County Indiana health departments, DOH, and health and human services. Health departments provide information on health insurance, affordable health care, public health, human services, women's healthcare, children and family health services and issues.

Grant County Health Department 401 South Adams Street Marion IN 46953 765-668-1442

About Grant County Health Departments

Grant County Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Grant County, IN. Departments of Public Health (DPH) are particularly active in preventing the spread of disease, ensuring a clean water supply, and promoting a healthy environment and healthy behaviors among the public. Health Depts are also a key source of Grant County records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Grant County public health records
  • Vital records searches including birth and death certificates
  • Requesting copies of marriage certificates
  • Grant County restaurant inspection grades
  • Verifying professional licenses
Find Grant County Vital Records

Grant County Health Departments provide a wide variety of public records upon request. These records include birth records for individuals born in Grant County and death records for individuals who have died in Grant County. The Department of Public Health may also provide copies of Indiana marriage certificates registered in the County.

Enforcing Health Codes

At the state level, IN Public Health Departments set standards and reporting requirements, establish the health code, monitor reportable diseases, develop Indiana statewide plans for responding to public health emergencies, and coordinate with Grant County Health Departments to protect the health of the public. At the Grant County and local level, Health Depts are responsible for enforcing health codes and regulations, tracking reportable diseases, reporting disease information to Indiana Health Services, carrying out inspections, and issuing licenses for regulated activities.

Grant County Restaurant Inspections

Health Departments play a role in food safety by inspecting Grant County restaurants and food service establishments and issuing licenses that allow them to operate. Food service businesses are subject to strict health regulation in Grant County. Inspections are conducted on a periodic basis depending on the type of establishment. Inspections may also be triggered by complaints.

Drinking Water Testing

Health Departments in Grant County, IN inspect and test wells and septic systems for contaminants such as bacteria, non-organic chemicals, naturally occurring radioactivity, and naturally occurring compounds. Wells and septic systems must receive a permit from the Grant County Health Department before going into operation.

Disease Surveillance

Health Departments track numerous infectious diseases in order to prevent and contain breakouts with immunization clinics. Indiana State, Grant County, and local Health Departments establish systems with health care providers, schools, and other institutions to rapidly identify and communicate instances of reportable infectious diseases.

Grant County Public Health

Health Departments also educate the public regarding a wide range of Grant County health concerns, including food borne illnesses, mosquito borne illnesses, immunization, and healthy behaviors. Many Departments of Health Services offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations.