ISDH Delays Implementation Date for Immunization Policy

Your Academy has learned that local health departments will continue to give immunizations to individuals with insurance until January 1, 2012.

The Indiana State Department of Health originally planned to implement a new policy limiting local health department vaccines to only the Medicaid and uninsured population as of July 1, 2011. However, with it being the busy school immunization season, ISDH has determined it is necessary to delay the change for six months.

Read a letter from Gregory Larkin, MD, FAAFP, Indiana's State Health Commissioner, here.