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.

PBS five-part series honoring April as ‘The Month of the Young Child’

The following press release is courtesy of PBS39: FORT WAYNE, Ind. (April 1, 2016) – “The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation” Premieres Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 9 pm on PBS39 Five-Part Series, Live Call-ins Highlight Resources Available to Northeast Indiana Families (PBS39 will re-air the opening one-hour documentary on Thursday, April […]

Extended Days for Obtaining Medical Records for Dr. Cozzi’s patients

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (March 31, 2016). – The Department of Health was informed by Dr. Cozzi’s attorney verbally that they do plan to be open several days a week for the foreseeable future.  We have not been given the exact days or times, but patients may want to visit his office if they are still in […]

Patients of Dr. Michael Cozzi have three days to obtain medical records

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (March 29, 2016). – Patients of Dr. Michael Cozzi are encouraged to go to Cozzi’s office (located at 2510 E. Dupont Road, Suite 115, Fort Wayne, IN 46825) to have their medical records faxed over to their primary care physician to enable them to seek continuing medical care.  The office will be […]

STD clinic services limited on March 25

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (3/24/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s STD clinic located at our medical annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will be temporarily closed from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016.  Regular business hours will resume at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact […]

Health Department video series to educate public on the national, local opioid crisis

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (March 15, 2016). – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is rolling out more than a dozen videos aimed at educating the public on the growing opioid crisis.  The video series titled, “The Evolution of the Opioid Crisis – Local Perspective on the Epidemic that’s Sweeping the Nation”, was made possible […]

Clinic services limited on March 8th

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (2/11/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s Annex clinics located at 4813 New Haven Avenue will be temporarily closing at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.  Regular business hours will resume that day at 1:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health […]

Many lead prevention resources available to residents

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (Jan. 27, 2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, City of Fort Wayne Community Development, and the City of Fort Wayne’s Water Filtration Plant would like to raise awareness about our local lead prevention resources and also remind residents that our water supply is safe. Below is a brief description of […]

Executive Board of Health 2016 meeting schedule

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Jan. 4, 2016). – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Executive Board of Health will meet in regular session on the following days in 2016: Monday, January 25 Monday, April 18 Monday, July 18 Monday, October 24  All meetings will take place at 5:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers Courtroom Room 035 on the […]

New STD clinic hours starting Jan. 4th

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (12/31/2015) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s STD clinic located at 4813 New Haven Avenue will be changing hours beginning Monday, January 4, 2016. Mondays & Wednesdays:  WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS 8-11 a.m. and 1-2:45 p.m., last appointment 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays:  SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS 8-11 a.m. and 1-2:45 p.m., last appointment 2:45 p.m. Fridays:  WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS […]