Indiana State Health Department

Exhibitor at Indy FFA convention tested positive for mumps

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The convention went from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, though the potential exposure is being listed as Oct. 30 and 31.Read more

Health department issues new permit in Dillinger exhumation

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The Indiana State Department of Health has issued another permit to exhume John Dillinger's body.Read more

Health officials: Mosquito-borne virus found in Indiana

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Public health officials say a rare mosquito-borne virus that has caused deaths in other states has been detected in some insects and animals in northern Indiana.Read more


State officials warn mosquitoes in Indiana found carrying deadly EEE virus

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A group of mosquitos in Elkhart County have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis.Read more

Concerns about vaping and 'misinformation'

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The Indiana State Department of Health is looking into 31 vaping-related illnesses, with eight already confirmed. That follows word last week of Indiana's first vaping-...Read more

State health officials launch campaign to reduce teen vaping

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Citing a more than 300 percent increase in usage since 2012, Indiana's Department of Health announced a strategy Thursday to reduce vaping by Indiana youth.Read more

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