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.

Free radon test kits still available to residents

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Jan. 14, 2013) –You can’t see it or smell it, but radon could be present at a dangerous level in your home. The only way to know for certain is to test. January is National Radon Action Month and the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is still offering residents free test […]

Flu outbreak prompts push for preventive measures

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Jan. 11, 2013). – To help curb the spread of the flu, health officials are encouraging people to get the vaccine and to stay home if they are experiencing any flu-like symptoms. But that advice comes with some caveats. While this year’s flu vaccine provides protection against the most prevalent flu strains […]