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Two New Vaping Related Deaths

October 10, 2019

Update on Severe Respiratory Illness among Persons Who Reported Vaping.

William Cooke, MD, Honored With Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award

October 9, 2019

IAFP member William Cooke, MD, FAAFP, AAHIVS, will present the Ryan White & William L. Yarber Lecture and receive the Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award.

Health Officials Confirm First Vaping-Related Death Of An Indiana Resident

September 12, 2019

The ISDH has confirmed the first death of an adult Indiana resident due to severe lung injury who reported vaping. Nationally, this is the third reported death.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Activity Detected in Northern Indiana

September 12, 2019

Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a reportable mosquito-borne virus that can be transmitted in Indiana by mosquitoes of the genera Aedes, Coquillettidia, and Culex.

Severe Respiratory Illness Among Indiana Residents Who Reported Vaping

August 14, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has been responding to reports of individuals with severe acute respiratory illness who reported recent vaping or dabbing (vaping marijuana oils, extracts, or concentrates).

Tobacco 21 Press Conferences in South Bend and Terre Haute

May 29, 2019

Senator Todd Young will head to South Bend on 5/29 and Terre Haute on 5/31 to share legislation he recently introduced in Congress that would prohibit the purchase of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to anyone under the age of 21.

Healthcare Providers Reminded to Stay Vigilant Against Hepatitis A as Outbreak Tops 1,400 Cases

May 24, 2019

Indiana has been experiencing an outbreak of hepatitis A for more than 18 months, and new cases continue to be identified.

2019 IAFP Research Day Prize Winners

May 22, 2019

Congratulations to this year's IAFP Research Day prize winners!

Recommendations for Adult Measles Vaccination

May 22, 2019

ISDH has shared additional measles information in their latest Health Alert, clarifying vaccination recommendations.

Updated Measles Guide

May 3, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health is distributing an updated Measles Guide for Healthcare Providers.

VIM-producing CRPA among Adult Patients Who Underwent Bariatric Surgery In Mexico

March 13, 2019

Several state health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating 16 infections of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-ß-lactamase (VIM)-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA) among adult patients who underwent bariatric surgery in Mexico.

Confirmed Mumps Outbreak At IU Bloomington

March 12, 2019

The Monroe County Health Department, Indiana University (IU) – Bloomington, and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) are investigating an outbreak of mumps among university students.

Confirmed Mumps Cases At IU Bloomington

February 21, 2019

The Monroe County Health Department, IU – Bloomington, and the ISDH are investigating two confirmed cases of mumps in university students.

New HIV ECHO Tele-mentoring Program Launches February 14

February 4, 2019

New HIV ECHO Tele-mentoring Program Launches February 14.

Providers Advised To Remain Vigilant As Measles Activity Increases Across The US

February 1, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging providers across the state to be aware of recent increased measles activity across the United States.

Call For Patient-Related Stories For Upcoming Publication

January 15, 2019

Have you had a patient who profoundly influenced you, who you learned from, or who touched your life?

IAFP Member Appointed To AAFP Commission

December 18, 2018

Congratulations to Teresa Lovins, MD, of Columbus, who has been appointed to the AAFP's Commission on Governmental Advocacy.

ABFM 2019 Spring Exam Application

December 12, 2018

The application process for the ABFM April 2019 Certification Exam and the Longitudinal Assessment Pilot (FMCLA) began on December 7.

Indiana’s Hepatitis A Outbreak Enters Second Year

December 7, 2018

It has been more than a year since Indiana began responding to the hepatitis A outbreak among several at-risk populations.

Lisa Hatcher, MD, Elected President-Elect Of The ISMA

October 29, 2018

Lisa A. Hatcher, MD, MBA (Columbia City), a family medicine physician and IAFP member, has been elected president-elect of the ISMA by her colleagues.