County health agencies ramp up for emerging disease threat

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (October 9, 2014). – Protecting Allen County residents from emerging disease threats is a core function of the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, but we do not do it alone. Together with our community partners, including Lutheran Health Network and Parkview Health, we have demonstrated our ability to respond rapidly and […]

Listeria concerns prompt nationwide recall

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (July 23, 2014). – Local public health officials are warning customers of a recall of whole fruits sold at grocery store chains nationwide that was prompted by concerns of potential listeria contamination. Wawona Packing Co. announced on July 19 it was voluntarily recalling lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines, plums […]

Celebrating summer’s last hurrah

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Aug. 30, 2013) – With families preparing to celebrate the end of summer, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is encouraging them to do so safely. Labor Day weekend generally signals the traditional end of summer, and many will be gathering this weekend for picnics, barbecues and pool parties. However, these […]