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Outbreak of Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) Infections

June 11, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments are investigating hepatitis A outbreaks in multiple states among persons reporting drug use and/or homelessness and their contacts.

Immunize to Prevent Cases and Control the Indiana Hepatitis A Outbreak

April 26, 2018

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging Hoosiers to get vaccinated and take other steps to protect themselves from hepatitis A.

In Memoriam: Deeda Ferree

April 23, 2018

We are heartbroken to share the news that our dear friend and former IAFP deputy executive vice president Deeda Ferree passed away on Saturday morning.

Call for Cases: Increase of Serratia marcescens Possibly Associated with Central Venous Catheter Use

April 12, 2018

Indiana Health Alert Network Advisory – April 12, 2018The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is...

Increase in Hepatitis A Cases, Southern Indiana—Prevention and Control

March 29, 2018

Indiana Health Alert Network Advisory—March 28, 2018Increase in Hepatitis A Cases, Southern Indiana—Prevention...

Synthetic Marijuana Linked to Cases of Severe Bleeding in Illinois and Indiana

March 28, 2018

Indiana Health Alert Network Advisory—March 28, 2018Illinois public health officials have identified...

Opioid Abuse Disorder Online ECHO Clinic Through Indiana University Seeks Participants

March 19, 2018

IAFP members are invited to take part in an Opioid Use Disorder TeleECHO Clinic. Please review the following...

Medical Service Trip To Ecuador

February 7, 2018

Timmy Global Health Medical Service Trip To EcuadorTimmy Global Health is seeking a physician who is...

AAFP Embraces Principles For Administrative Simplification

January 18, 2018

AAFP recently announced its plan to help physicians ease the administrative burden they face. The Principles...

Learning Collaborative To Improve HPV Immunization Coverage

November 15, 2017

*RESPONSE NEEDED BY DECEMBER 15*The Child Health Improvement Partnership Indiana (CHIP IN for Quality)...

Windel Stracener, MD, FAAFP, Elected To AAFP Board Of Directors

September 27, 2017

Indiana has returned to the board table! Just last week, Windel Stracener, MD, FAAFP was elected by the American Academy of Family Physicians Congress of Delegates to the AAFP Board of Directors.

Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids: Changes That Take Effect July 1, 2017

August 31, 2017

Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids: Changes That Take Effect July 1, 2017SEA 226 limits the amount of...

Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids: Changes That Take Effect July 1, 2017

June 22, 2017

Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids: Changes That Take Effect July 1, 2017SEA 226 limits the amount of...

Recent Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Diagnosis

June 16, 2017

Indiana Health Alert Network Notification – June 16, 2017Fatal Case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in...

Recent Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Diagnosis

June 16, 2017

Indiana Health Alert Network Notification – June 16, 2017 Fatal Case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever...

End-Of-Session Legislative Report

May 3, 2017

Overview The 2017 Indiana General Assembly focused on four major issues: passage of the biennium budget,...

End-Of-Session Legislative Report

May 3, 2017

Overview The 2017 Indiana General Assembly focused on four major issues: passage of the biennium...

Identification Of Candida Auris Case In Indiana

April 21, 2017

Indiana Health Alert Network Advisory—April 21, 2017The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) was...

Identification Of Candida Auris Case In Indiana

April 21, 2017

Indiana Health Alert Network Advisory—April 21, 2017The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)...

Communicable Disease Reporting for Physicians, Hospitals and Laboratories

March 17, 2017

A reminder from Indiana State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams, MD, about communicable disease reporting requirements for physicians.