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Fishers Health Department Teen Public Health Academy

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The Fishers Health Department Teen Public Health Academy is a free, one-week interactive experience for incoming 9th to 12th graders.

Interested students will learn about public health career professions, public health at a local health department level, and how they protect and promote health and well-being of residents. Space is limited and preference is given to Fishers residents.

Opportunities Include:

  • Meet City and Public Health Leaders and learn from public health staff
  • Visit Indiana Department of Health Laboratory
  • Experience hands-on activities and trainings (e.g., Naloxone administration), sample mosquito populations for West Nile Virus and test public water sources for contaminants (e.g., Geist Reservoir, White River)
  • Conduct scenario-based table-top exercises on a variety of public health topics (e.g., emergency preparedness, communicable disease investigations and surveillance).
  • Develop a health education outreach activity

Public Health Academy Structure

  • 2024 Academy: July 15-20, 8:30am-1:30pm
  • Students are expected to provide their own transportation to and from the site. Transportation during academy activities will be provided.
  • Limited space available. Applicants considered on rolling basis until full.
  • 2024 Application period closes May 31. Apply by clicking here, or by scanning or clicking the QR code below.
  • Questions? Contact