We are thrilled to share that Teresa L. Lovins, MD, FAAFP has been elected to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Board of Directors.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) reviewed the U.S. FDA’s amended Emergency Use Authorization of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for booster doses.
State health officials are urging Indiana residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites following the identification of the first West Nile virus case of 2021 in a Lake County resident and the detection of West Nile virus in mosquitoes in multiple counties.
Read the full letter from the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians and the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The CDC is assisting the FDA and several state and local health departments with an ongoing investigation of Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) infections in healthcare facilities.
This advisory provides current information on the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of common arthropod-borne viral (arboviral) diseases in Indiana, such as those transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks.
The B.1.617.2/Delta variant, first identified in India, has multiple mutations in its spike protein allowing it to be more transmissible than any other variant to date.
Multistate Investigation of Non-travel Associated Burkholderia pseudomallei Infections (Melioidosis) in Three Patients: Kansas, Texas, and Minnesota.
State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box is asking for your help in talking with pregnant individuals about the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is alerting healthcare providers to an anticipated seasonal increase in Legionella infections combined with the associated potential increase of cases resulting from building reopenings.
Increased Interseasonal Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Activity in Parts of the Southern United States
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing this health advisory to notify clinicians and caregivers about increased interseasonal respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) activity across parts of the Southern United States.
The Indiana Department of Health is pleased to share a toolkit to give you quick access to the facts and benefits of the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating eight highly antibiotic-resistant infections of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-ß-lactamase (VIM)-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA) among adult patients who underwent surgery or invasive procedures in Mexico within the past year.
The COVID-19 vaccine is now available in large enough supplies that the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) will soon be able to distribute doses for physicians to administer.
Indiana Working To Minimize Appointment Disruptions Following Pause In Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
At the direction of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Indiana Department of Health has temporarily paused the administration of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine following an announcement about a rare adverse event from the federal organizations.
As of March 9, the Indiana Department of Health has expanded the high-risk conditions for COVID-19 vaccination eligibility.
Indiana Announces 3 Mass Vaccination Clinics, Hoosiers Age 55 And Older Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine
The Indiana Department of Health today announced that it has partnered with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, University of Notre Dame and Ivy Tech Community College to host three mass vaccination clinics to help eligible Hoosiers receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.
Hoosiers with certain comorbidities will soon be eligible for vaccination against COVID-19, regardless of their age.
The Indiana Department of Health announced today that Hoosiers age 60 and older are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.
Extensively Drug-Resistant Salmonella Typhi Infections Among U.S. Residents Without International Travel
Information on extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Salmonella Typhi (Typhi) infections among U.S. residents without international travel.