News & Events

This is the page for official news releases issued by the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health. All media inquiries and public records requests are handled through the Communications Office. For questions, call Megan Hubartt at (260) 449-7395.

Department CLOSED July 3

All Allen County Department of Health locations will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We will reopen Monday, July 6 at 8 a.m.

New Allen County Health Commissioner Appointed

The Allen County Department of Health executive board unanimously approved the appointment of a new health commissioner Thursday. Dr. Matthew Sutter was voted to take on the health commissioner role by all seven members of the executive board and has a tentative start date of June 15. Dr. Sutter is a practicing emergency medicine physician […]

Citizens Square Open to the Public May 18

News Release For Release: Friday, May 15, 2020 Contact: John Perlich, City of Fort Wayne, 260-427-6957 and Mike Green, County of Allen, 260-449-7671 Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Allen County Commissioners Rich Beck, Therese Brown, and Nelson Peters today announced that Citizens Square and the Rousseau Centre will open to the public beginning Monday, […]

Citizens Square Closed Until Further Notice

Due to the decision by the Mayor of Fort Wayne and Allen County Commissioners to close all Citizen Square offices to the public in response to COVID-19, the following changes will occur until at least May 18: Environmental Services Pollution Control: large septic system plans too difficult to mail can be dropped off at the […]

Kroger Health Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Returns

(Fort Wayne, IN.) — Free COVID testing returns to Fort Wayne, this week.  The partnership of Kroger Health and the Allen County Department of Health will resume the drive-through service on Thursday and Friday. May 7 and May 8 8:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. Bishop Dwenger High School 1300 E. Washington Center Road The first […]