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Joint Letter On Eliminating Congenital Syphilis

January 20, 2021

Congenital syphilis is on the rise nationally and in Indiana. Take these five specific actions to help eliminate congenital syphilis in our state.

Indiana Health Care Providers Urge Governor Holcomb To Support $2 Cigarette Tax Increase

January 13, 2021

Significantly raising the cigarette tax is the most effective way to improve the health of Hoosiers.

Hoosiers Age 70 And Older Can Register For COVID-19 Vaccine

January 13, 2021

Hoosiers age 70 and older can now begin scheduling appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Hoosiers Urged to be Patient in Signing Up For COVID-19 Vaccines

January 8, 2021

High interest in COVID-19 vaccines has caused slowdowns to the state’s vaccine registration site and 211 system, but both systems are working.

Hoosiers Age 80 And Older Can Register For COVID-19 Vaccine

January 7, 2021

Hoosiers age 80 and older will be eligible to register for a free COVID-19 vaccine beginning Friday, Jan. 8.

Important COVID-19 Vaccine Update

December 19, 2020

The first round of doses of COVID-19 vaccine have successfully arrived in Indiana and healthcare workers on the frontlines around the state are getting vaccinated.

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

December 17, 2020

The AAFP is monitoring development, approval and distribution.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information For Healthcare Professionals

December 2, 2020

This message was sent to Indiana healthcare professionals by Lindsay Weaver, MD, FACEP, Indiana Department of Health Chief Medical Officer, on Dec. 1, 2020.

Order PPE Through AAFP’s Collaboration With Project N95

December 1, 2020

Order PPE Through AAFP’s Collaboration With Project N95.

Save the date! Limited-time Member PPE Purchase Opportunity Coming Soon

November 17, 2020

Members will be able to purchase select PPE from Nov. 30 to Dec. 7.

New Resource for COVID-19: CDC/IDSA Real-Time Learning Network

November 12, 2020

The American Academy of Family Physicians has been selected by the CDC as a collaborator in the COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network (RTLN).

Update On Increase In Syphilis Cases In Indiana

October 17, 2020

The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is alerting healthcare providers of recent increases in adult syphilis cases across the state.

AAP: Clearance For Sports After COVID-19 Should Include Cardiac Screening

September 25, 2020

Please review updated guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics that sports clearance for youth who have recovered from COVID-19 should include cardiac screening.

New Resource From IDSA & CDC: Call Center For Clinical Management Support

September 9, 2020

The CDC has partnered with the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) to provide direct support to clinicians who have questions about the clinical management of their patients with COVID-19.

Limited-time Member PPE Purchase Opportunity Starts Today

August 24, 2020

Our members have a special opportunity to purchase PPE at bulk pricing and in small quantities.

Providers Encouraged To Order Testing For Eastern Equine Encephalitis And Other Mosquito-borne Diseases

August 15, 2020

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

Indiana Members Elected To National Leadership Positions

August 11, 2020

Delegates to the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents and the National Congress of Student Members chose new leaders in a remote election last week

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.