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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...

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...

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...

Report Birth Defects To The Indiana Birth Defects And Problems Registry (IBDPR)

January 26, 2017

In a recent letter to Indiana's health care professionals, Indiana state health commissioner Jerome Adams,...

AAFP Takes Advocacy Action On Women's Health

January 26, 2017

The AAFP has joined together with four organizations to take an advocacy action on women’s health...

Investigation Of Seoul Virus Outbreak Associated With Home-based, Rat-breeding Facilities In Wisconsin And Illinois

January 24, 2017

SummaryCDC and health officials from Wisconsin and Illinois are conducting an investigation of Seoul...

Plant Vs. Animal: Helping Patients Understand “Plant Based” Diet Recommendations

December 12, 2016

By American Dairy Association IndianaThe public has increasingly become concerned about where their food...

2017 Legislative Session Preview

November 17, 2016

Indiana General Assembly Prepares for the 2017 Legislative Session The results of the November 8th General...

Potential Hepatitis A Exposure Linked To Frozen Strawberries

November 15, 2016

INDIANA HEALTH ALERT NETWORK ADVISORY - POTENTIAL HEPATITIS A EXPOSURE LINKED TO FROZEN STRAWBERRIES The...

CDC Updates Travel Guidelines To Miami-Dade County, FL, Related To Potential Zika Virus Transmission

October 19, 2016

CDC Updates Guidance for Pregnant Women and Women and Men of Reproductive Age for Zika Virus Infection...

Increase In Reports Of Suspected Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

October 14, 2016

Indiana Health Alert Network Advisory—October 14, 2016 INCREASE IN REPORTS OF SUSPECTED ACUTE FLACCID...

Two New Regulations For Vitamin D

October 11, 2016

Two New Regulations for Vitamin DNew regulations will now influence the amount of vitamin D that can...

Screening For Elevated Blood Lead Levels

September 20, 2016

Lead, a heavy metal, is toxic to the human body. Individuals exposed to lead may experience an elevated...

Influx Of Fentanyl-Laced Counterfeit Pills & Toxic Fentanyl-Related Compounds Further Increases Risk Of Fentanyl-Related Overdose & Fatalities

August 26, 2016

CDC HEALTH UPDATESummary On October 26, 2015, CDC issued HAN 384 (http://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00384.asp)...

Overdoses From U-47700 Increasing In Indiana

August 25, 2016

Indiana Health Alert Network Advisory—August 25, 2016 OVERDOSES FROM U-47700 INCREASING IN INDIANA U-47700...

Dairy and Diabetes Health

August 25, 2016

Dairy and Diabetes Health Diabetes remains a public health concern around the world. The prevalence of...