Fishers Health Department Teen Public Health Academy
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.
More details for the 2024 session coming soon!
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
More details coming soon.
Students are expected to provide their own transportation to and from the site. Transportation during academy activities will be provided.