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Worth A Shot Campaign Encourages Flu Shots

August 3, 2020

Download and print posters for your office.

Duration of Transmission-Based Precautions and Contact Tracing for Antigen Testing

July 28, 2020

CDC updates transmission-based precautions guidance.

Legionellosis Testing: Reminder for Seasonality and Building Reopenings

July 10, 2020

ISDH is alerting healthcare providers to an anticipated seasonal increase in Legionella infections combined with a potential increase in cases resulting from building re-openings.

Safe School Re-Entry

July 10, 2020

ISDH supports school re-entry not only for the educational benefits but also for the mental health and well-being of students.

ISDH Database Registration of Indiana’s Vital Events (DRIVE)

June 27, 2020

An update on the implementation of ISDH's new electronic vital events registration system.

PPE Available From Indiana Vendors At Discounted Rates

June 13, 2020

Physician practices of all sizes can purchase selected items at discounted rates that are comparable to bulk pricing.

State Public Health Emergency Declaration Extended Through July 4

June 4, 2020

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb Wednesday signed an executive order which extends the period of the state's pandemic-related health emergency until July 4.

Reporting Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

May 23, 2020

As of May 22, one confirmed case has been reported in Indiana.

It's World Family Doctor Day!

May 19, 2020

Today, tomorrow, and always, we celebrate our family physicians who keep us healthy and safe.

2020 IAFP Annual Convention Canceled

May 13, 2020

Message from Nykki Boersma, MD, IAFP president, regarding the 2020 IAFP Annual Convention:To my Family...

COVID-19 Physician Updates

March 17, 2020

The latest updates and resources from your Academy and the ISDH.

Updated COVID-19 Resources

March 11, 2020

The AAFP and ISDH are adding and updating resources for physicians.

Updated PUI Guidance for COVID-19

February 28, 2020

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) continues to monitor and respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. To date, no confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Indiana.

Updated Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

February 27, 2020

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) continues to monitor and respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This health alert provides a situational update and current guidance related to COVID-19.

Update and Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

January 23, 2020

As of January 21, 2020, several hundred human infections with a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have been confirmed in China with at least 17 reported deaths.

Outbreak of Pneumonia of Unknown Etiology (PUE) in Wuhan, China

January 10, 2020

The CDC is closely monitoring a reported cluster of pneumonia of unknown etiology (PUE) with possible epidemiologic links to a large wholesale fish and live animal market in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.

William Cooke, MD, FAAFP, Honored With Two Awards

December 6, 2019

This year, Dr. William Cooke became the first ever physician to receive a Pillar of Excellence award.

Update: Availability of Rabies Vaccine and Immune Globulin

November 27, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported a limited or unavailable supply for both rabies vaccine and rabies immune globulin.

Improving Adolescent & Young Adult Depression Screening in Indiana Practices

November 26, 2019

20 MOC Part 4 Credits, 20 MC-FP Part IV and 20 Performance Improvement CME Credits - all free of charge!

Confirmed Mumps Exposure At The FFA Convention

November 1, 2019

The Marion County Public Health Department and ISDH are investigating a confirmed case of mumps in an individual who attended the National FFA Convention.