IDOH has released “Universal Lead Testing and Reporting Guidance,” to assist you in complying with new laws.
As a precaution, CDC is communicating with public health departments, public health laboratories, and healthcare workers in the United States, and educating travelers, to raise awareness of this outbreak.
By sharing this survey link we hope to gather information about the needs of children, families, providers and community agencies so we can make recommendations and an action plan for the state of Indiana.
The 2022 Indiana Special Session came to a close earlier this month. The end of the session was capped with the passing of SB1 (Abortion bill), which was altered in the House before returning to the Senate.
IDOH is working with local health departments to monitor and investigate an increase in Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections and post-diarrheal hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS).
Update for Clinicians on Monkeypox in People with HIV, Children and Adolescents, and People who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding.
Beginning July 1, the Indiana Department of Health is lowering the standard for an elevated blood lead level.
The CDC is tracking several cases of monkeypox that have been reported in countries where monkeypox is not endemic.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and CDC are investigating a confirmed case of monkeypox in an adult male Massachusetts resident with history of travel to Canada.
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Virus: Recommendations for Human Health Investigations and Response
A person has tested positive for avian influenza A(H5) virus (H5 bird flu) in the U.S.
Recommendations For Adenovirus Testing And Reporting Of Children With Acute Hepatitis Of Unknown Etiology
The CDC is issuing this Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory to notify clinicians and public health authorities of a cluster of children identified with hepatitis and adenovirus infection.
The HIV healthcare workforce is aging, and fewer new providers are training to become HIV care specialists, so the need for an adequate workforce with HIV expertise is essential.
Read a new document from IDOH including a lead toxicity overview, Indiana requirements and recommendations, a guide to a verbal risk assessment, and more.
The U.S. FDA, along with the CDC, are investigating four consumer complaints of infant illness received from September 20, 2021, to January 11, 2022, related to infant formula products from the Abbott Nutrition facility in Sturgis, MI.
Read the latest health alerts from the Indiana Dept. of Health.
Rapid Increase of Omicron Variant Infections in the United States: Management of Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection or Exposure
CDC is updating recommendations to enhance protection for healthcare personnel, patients, and visitors, and ensure adequate staffing in healthcare facilities.
Increasing Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) Activity, Especially Among Young Adults and in College and University Settings
The Indiana Department of Health wishes to alert clinicians to the increasing seasonal Influenza A activity in young adults and college and university while SARS-CoV-2 is also circulating.
The Indiana Department of Health announced today that Hoosiers ages 5 to 11 are now eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccine.
Indiana is experiencing a significant increase in the number of women with infectious syphilis.