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.

STD clinic services limited on April 29

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (4/21/2016) – 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 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016.  Regular business hours will resume on Monday, May 2, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact the Fort Wayne-Allen County […]

Hoosiers encouraged to protect against ticks

Press release courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Health: INDIANAPOLIS—Spring is here, and state health officials are urging Hoosiers to protect themselves from ticks while they are enjoying the outdoors. Ticks are small, insect-like creatures that are found throughout Indiana in grassy and wooded areas. Ticks can transmit a variety of infectious diseases, including […]

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 […]

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 […]

Flu and Zika Update

State health officials announce that since October, 19 Indiana residents have died of influenza-associated illnesses, including two children. According to the CDC, Indiana is experiencing widespread flu activity. H1N1 continues to dominate circulating strains. Many of Indiana’s influenza-associated deaths this season have occurred among unvaccinated individuals, especially people who are at high risk of flu-related […]