It has been brought to our attention that a local news organization, “Allen County Indiana Breaking News”, has created its own grading system for Allen County food establishments and posted it on their Facebook page.  That site has also provided direct links to the Department’s inspection information which may be causing confusion and making it appear as if the Department of Health participated in this grading initiative.  The Department of Health is not at all associated with this news site.  Our Department was in no way part of the posting of the grades.  To be clear, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Dept. of Health currently doesn’t assign grades to food establishments.  Food establishment operators or concerned citizens with questions regarding the “Allen County Indiana Breaking News” food grades should contact that news organization directly or a legal professional.  It is our mission to promote the health, safety, and well-being of all residents in our community and in accordance with state and local laws.  You may access health inspection reports for food establishments, tattoo & body piercing facilities, and hotels/motels anytime by going to our website:  Please be assured, if at any point in time we felt an establishment was unsafe to operate, we would take action to preserve the health and well-being of the community as allowed by all applicable laws.

The Fort Wayne Allen County Department of Health

In support of Allen County and its municipalities, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health strives to promote the health, safety, and well-being of all residents. With guidance from the Indiana State Department of Health and support from our many partnering agencies, we endeavor to have a model public health infrastructure that provides professional, responsive, and cost-effective services to the community. Watch the intro video >>

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Fort Wayne United's new video raises awareness on preventing violence in our community (click here to access video)
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Medical Annex Patient PortalDOH Patient Portal

Patients of the Medical Annex can now access their medical records and pay online via our Medical Annex Patient Portal.  It’s simple, just click here to get started.

Health Concerns Regarding Backyard Poultry

If you have questions regarding backyard poultry/”urban chickens,” please click here to learn more about disease risks.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on June 1, 2017, there’s an ongoing outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened 372 people and has hospitalized 71 of those people in 47 states (see link below for more information).

Green Card U.S. Residency Medical Exams

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health provides services for the completion of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Medical Examination, Immunizations and Paperwork Completion for the I-693 document.  Click here for more information and to see how to schedule an appointment.

Learn more about the Allen County Syringe Services Program (SSP) Allen County SSP Logo

We now have a dedicated page on our website with information about the Allen County Syringe Services Program.  Check out our hours, location & frequently asked questions section for more information.
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Allen County Syringe Services Program Information

On October 6, 2016, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) declared a public health emergency for Allen County, allowing the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health to establish a syringe services program (SSP) in an effort to reduce the spread of HIV and hepatitis C.  Click on the links below to access Allen County’s SSP protocol and to view the Allen County SSP application packet:

Videos on Local Opioid CrisisDrug syringe and cooked heroin on spoon

On March 23, 2016 the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health and its state and local partners created more than a dozen educational videos to educate the public on the opioid epidemic that’s sweeping the nation.  Allen County is not immune.  Click here to learn more about the problem, what state and local agencies are doing to address it, and what you can do to make a difference in our community.

Heroes Plan Site Power of immunity

Our new Heroes Plan site focuses on how you can take control of your respiratory health.  On the site, Allen County residents have access to the Mayo Clinic’s Flu Tracker, our interactive immunization scheduler, other helpful resources, and a way to contact the Department with questions, comments or concerns.

Annual Report2017 Annual Report

The Department of Health has released its 2017 Annual Report. To download a copy, click here.

Health Inspector Site

Go to our new Allen County Health Inspector site and look up health inspection records for restaurants, tattoo parlors, hotels/motels and public swimming pools & spas right from your computer, smartphone or tablet.

Health Inspector App





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