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.

Change in hours for STD Clinic on Dec. 5

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (12/1/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s STD Clinic located at our medical annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will have a change in hours on Monday, December 5, 2016.  Instead of opening at 8 a.m., the STD clinic will open at 9:30 a.m. on December 5.  Normal clinic hours will resume on Tuesday, […]

Limited STD clinic appointments on Dec. 16

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (11/29/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s STD Clinic located at our medical annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will have limited appointments on Friday, December 16, 2016.  Normal appointment availability will resume on Monday, December 19, 2016. If you would like to be seen at our STD clinic on Friday, December […]

State, local agencies honor Journal Gazette for their opioid addiction series

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (11/17/2016) – The Indiana Attorney General, Senator Jim Merritt, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, and many local organizations gathered to honor and recognize the Journal Gazette Thursday afternoon.  The award ceremony was held inside the Journal Gazette.  Attorney General Greg Zoeller extended an award and thanks to the Journal Gazette […]

Special opioid crisis television call-in show to be featured on PBS39

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Nov. 14, 2016) – On Thursday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m., the local Fort Wayne PBS39 television station will feature an hour-long special, ‘Finding the Fix’, followed by an hour-long live call-in show titled, ‘The Opioid Crisis: Healing our Community with Hope’. The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health and PBS39 announced […]

Clinic services limited on Nov. 7

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (11/3/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s medical clinics located at our medical annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will be temporarily closed on Monday, November 7, 2016 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The clinics will reopen Tuesday, November 8, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of […]

Fort Wayne Diabetes Expo set for Saturday, Nov. 5

FORT WAYNE, Ind (10/11/2016) – The public is welcome to attend the Fort Wayne Diabetes Expo on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Family and Community Engagement Center located at 230 E. Douglas Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN.  The goal of the event is to improve the lives of persons […]

Clinic services limited on Oct. 24

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (10/11/2016) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health’s medical clinics located at our medical annex, 4813 New Haven Avenue, will be temporarily closed on Monday, October 24, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The clinics will reopen Tuesday, October 25, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health Medical […]

USF, Dept. of Health team up to tackle lead poisoning in the community

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (10/03/2016). – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is partnering with the University of Saint Francis (USF) to increase awareness of lead poisoning in the community, shed light on the serious and damaging effects lead has on general health and wellness, and how children can get their blood lead levels tested. […]

Dept. of Health Administrative Office Hours Changing

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (09/30/2016). – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health will be adjusting the hours of operation of its administrative office located inside Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry Street, Suite 360 in downtown Fort Wayne.  Beginning October 3, 2016, the administrative office will be open Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., […]