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.

Ind. Attorney General, Walgreens launch ‘Safe Medication Disposal Program’

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (09/07/2016) – THE INFORMATION BELOW IS COURTESY OF THE INDIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE: Attorney General Greg Zoeller is joining Walgreens to unveil a new effort to help people in Indiana get rid of unused medication. It’s the launch of the Safe Medication Disposal Program in Indiana. The company said it has installed kiosks […]

Bats could pose rabies risks for residents

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (9/2/2016). –- If a bat is found in your home, do not kill it or set it free if there is a chance it may have come in contact with a person or pet. County health officials urge you instead to safely capture the bat and contact the local animal control office […]

STD outreach clinic now open

Fort Wayne, Ind. (08/25/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health STD Outreach Clinic is now open at 519 Oxford Street in Fort Wayne on Wednesday afternoons from 2 p.m. -5 p.m. This clinic is for express STD testing and treatment (no exams); it is a walk-in clinic only, which provides testing for gonorrhea, chlamydia, […]

Air Quality Action Day for Ozone – Wed., Aug. 10, 2016

AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR OZONE   The level of ozone in Fort Wayne and Allen County has been forecasted to be Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.   Active children and adults, the elderly, and people with heart or lung disease should limit or avoid prolonged outdoor exertion while an Air Quality […]

Air Quality Action Day for Ozone – Thurs., Aug. 4, 2016

AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR OZONE   The level of ozone in Fort Wayne and Allen County has been forecasted to be Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups on Thursday, August 4, 2016.   Active children and adults, the elderly, and people with heart or lung disease should limit or avoid prolonged outdoor exertion while an Air Quality […]

Clinic services limited on Aug. 11

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (8/3/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s Infectious Disease and STD Clinics located at our medical annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will be temporarily closed on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  The clinics will reopen Friday, August 12, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact the Fort Wayne-Allen […]

Air Quality Action Day for Ozone – Wed., Aug. 3, 2016

  AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR OZONE   The level of ozone in Fort Wayne and Allen County has been forecasted to be Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.   Active children and adults, the elderly, and people with heart or lung disease should limit or avoid prolonged outdoor exertion while an Air […]

Immunization Clinic services limited on Aug. 31

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (7/19/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s Immunization Services clinic located at our Medical Annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will be temporarily closed from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.  Regular business hours will resume on Thursday, September 1, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact the Fort Wayne-Allen County […]

Clinic services limited on July 28

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (7/19/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s Immunization Services, Infectious Disease, and STD Clinics located at our medical annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will be temporarily closed on Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The clinics will reopen that same day at 1 p.m. If you have any questions, please […]

Clinic services limited on July 12, 13, 19, 20, 28

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (7/6/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s Immunization Services and STD Clinics located at our medical annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will have a limited schedule on the following days: Immunizations Services Clinic closed for Immunizations on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Immunizations Services Clinic closed all day […]