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Indiana Working To Minimize Appointment Disruptions Following Pause In Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

April 13, 2021

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.

Expanded List Of High Risk Conditions For COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

March 9, 2021

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

March 2, 2021

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.

IDOH Needs Your Help To Ensure Your High-Risk Patients Are Vaccinated, Regardless Of Age

February 26, 2021

Hoosiers with certain comorbidities will soon be eligible for vaccination against COVID-19, regardless of their age.

Hoosiers Age 60 And Older Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine

February 23, 2021

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

February 12, 2021

Information on extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Salmonella Typhi (Typhi) infections among U.S. residents without international travel.

Hoosiers Age 65 And Older Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine

February 1, 2021

The vaccination of Hoosiers against COVID-19 continues.

Academy Partners With The Indiana Physician Coalition To Stop ‘Scope Creep’

January 20, 2021

New collaboration of medical associations and societies launched.

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.