Indiana State Health Department

Health department issues warnings for water safety, tick and mosquito prevention

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With people spending more time outdoors and on the water, the health department wants to remind people of water safety and the precautions to take for flea and tick...Read more

Indiana residents now can obtain measles vaccine without Rx

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Indiana Health Commissioner Kris Box has issued a statewide standing order that adults don't need to see a health care provider for a prescription for the measles, mumps...Read more

Texting service aims to aid Indiana mothers, their babies

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Indiana's health commissioner says a newly launched texting service aims to connect Hoosier women with services and information that can promote a healthy pregnancy and...Read more


IU Bloomington confirms a 17th case of mumps

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Indiana University confirms 17 cases of mumps, with nine of those being linked to one fraternity.Read more

State health department confirms measles case in Indiana

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State health officials are working with local health officials in LaGrange and Steuben counties.Read more

Vaccine can help curb Hoosier hepatitis A outbreak

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Central Indiana health officials are encouraging individuals to get the hepatitis A vaccine in response to an outbreak of the disease across the state.Read more

State health officials urging Hoosiers to take precautions against ticks

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There's a new warning from health officials as we start spending more time outside. It turns out that ticks are on the rise in parts of Indiana and some of them are...Read more

Terre Haute hospitals limit visitors to curb spread of flu

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At least two western Indiana hospitals are restricting visitors to curb the spread of flu-like illnesses.Read more

2 students at Indiana University-Bloomington have mumps

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Health officials are investigating two confirmed cases of mumps at Indiana University in Bloomington.Read more


Health Dept. provides update on Fieldhouse bat

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The Indiana State Department of Health issued an advisory Saturday after a bat interrupted the Indiana Pacers vs. Los Angeles Clippers basketball game on Thursday....Read more

Health agency investigating vaccine-associated infections

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Kentucky health officials say they are investigating after vaccines administered at workplaces in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio caused infections.Read more