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.
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.
The Wednesday outreach clinic at Positive Resource Connection, 525 Oxford Street, will reopen starting June 17. Hours are Wednesdays from 1-5 p.m. Patients are required to wear a face mask. For questions, call 260-449-3510.
All Allen County Department of Health locations will be closed on June 18 from 8-10 a.m. for an all-staff meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Health officials want to remind the community COVID-19 is still here, local hospitals are still seeing a steady increase in hospitalizations and recommended precautions to slow the spread should still be followed by everyone. The Allen County Department of Health has continued to report increases in positive cases of COVID-19 in the community since March. […]
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 […]
Potential changes to the Allen County health commissioner’s position and salary are not a diminishment of the important duties or pay for the role, Department leadership clarified Thursday. The Allen County Department of Health leadership wanted to ensure a clear understanding of this potential change in response to some confusion after the Allen County Council […]
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, […]
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 […]
(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 […]
Healthcare workers, first responders and essential workers with symptoms of COVID-19 can be tested at a free drive-thru clinic at the Ivy Tech Coliseum campus next week. The clinic will be held at Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne, 3800 N Anthony Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 13 through Friday, April […]