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ISDH officials work to improve maternal health

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb has proclaimed January 23, 2022, as Maternal Health Awareness Day in Indiana.

ISDH Commissioner test positive for COVID-19

Indiana State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG, is recovering at home after becoming re-infected with COVID-19, the Indiana Department of Health announced Tuesday.

Governor’s Public Health Commission to meet – 12/16/2021

The Indiana Governor’s Public Health Commission will discuss models of public health governance and structure during its next meeting on Dec. 16, 2021.

ISDH/Purdue partner to ensure equitable health services access

The Indiana State Department of Health has partnered with Purdue University on a new initiative that aims to ensure Hoosiers have better access to the resources they need to improve their health.

ISDH officials urge Hoosiers to join Great American Smokeout

Today, November 18, 2021, is the Great American Smokeout, a day to commit to being tobacco-free.

ISDH: Smart use of antiobiotics leads to best care

U.S. Antibiotics Awareness Week, which runs from November 18 to 24, 2021, is an opportunity to learn about good antibiotic prescribing practices and use.

Governor’s Public Health Commissioner meeting – 11/18/2021

The Governor’s Public Health Commission will discuss public health funding issues during its next meeting on Thursday, November 18, 2021.

ISDH extends Indy Motor Speedway COVID-19 clinic

Today, the ISDH announced that it has extended its COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway into December 2021.

Hoosiers ages 5 to 11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Today, the ISDH announced that Hoosiers ages 5 to 11 are now eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccine following Tuesday’s authorization of the pediatric vaccine by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Moderna/J&J COVID-19 booster shots available

Today, the ISDH announced that it will begin offering booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine to eligible Hoosiers following federal authorization of the additional dose.