News & Alerts

The following are official news releases issued by the 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.

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 […]

Free HIV testing offered on June 27th

Residents urged to “Take the test, take control” ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (06/24/2016). – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health will be observing National HIV Testing Day on June 27th. The Department of Health has teamed up with Walgreens on Creighton to offer free and confidential HIV testing. Free rapid HIV testing will be available […]

CHIP releases strategic plan aimed at improving health of children in Allen Co.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (6/1/2016) – Dozens of local leaders who make up the Allen County Community Health Improvement Plan for Children (CHIP) have released their strategic plan which is aimed at improving overall health and well-being of children and teens in Allen County, Indiana. Allen County CHIP is made up of leaders in education, justice, […]

Amendment to “Health officials issue Measles alert” press release

Date and time change for potential exposure period   FORT WAYNE, Ind. (May 27, 2016). – Officials with the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health were just made aware that the date of potential exposure of patrons and employees of the Maysville Road Kohl’s (located at 10310 Maysville Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46835) and Walmart […]

Health officials issue Measles alert

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (May 27, 2016). – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health received preliminary laboratory testing on Thursday, May 26, 2016 of a positive measles case and further testing is pending. As a result, public health officials are advising some patrons and employees of the Maysville Road Kohl’s (located at 10310 Maysville Rd, […]

STD Clinic services limited on May 23 & May 27

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (5/20/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s STD Clinic located at our medical annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will have a limited schedule all day on Monday, May 23, 2016 and in the morning on Friday, May 27, 2016, with no nurse walk-in clinic. The STD Clinic will see patients for testing […]

ISDH 2016-2017 School Immunization Requirements

(Courtesy: Indiana State Department of Health) 2016 – 2017 School Year IN State Department of Health School Immunization Requirements Updated November 2015 3 to 5 years old 3 Hep B (Hepatitis B) 4 DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis) 3 Polio (Inactivated Polio) 1 MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) 1 Varicella K – 2nd Grade 3 Hep […]

BOAH: Spring Health Guide for Horse Owners

NOTE:  This press release is courtesy of the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH). Vaccinate Now for Season-Long Protection For Immediate Release INDIANAPOLIS (April 21, 2016)—As summer approaches more horse owners will be traveling with their animals. The Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) encourages horse owners to update their animals’ vaccinations now […]