Indiana State Department Of Health
Senate Bill 585 has many valuable provisions for Lake County and Northwest Indiana. It must become law.
An annual health report issued this week ranks Lake County near the bottom of the state for health outcomes, with Porter County closer to the top.
A new website, launched with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gives Hoosiers a look at the state of their health.
Forty people in Indiana have died from flu-related illness this season, state health officials reported Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence got a flu shot in his Statehouse office Thursday and encouraged all eligible Hoosiers to also get vaccinated against the flu.
State agencies and Indiana educational and nonprofit organizations are hosting a seminar in Merrillville later this month to teach operators of farmers markets how accepting federal food assistance benefits can create benefits for shoppers and the markets.
State health officials want to arm hospitals with resources to help them care for the most seriously injured patients.
Concussion care discussed
Forgoing tobacco for one month will land cash prizes for three lucky Hoosiers.
The number of people infected with West Nile virus nationally is at an all-time high, but only two cases of the mosquito-borne illness have been reported in Lake County so far this year, according to the Lake County Health Department, which oversees most of the county.
State and federal health officials are advising Hoosiers to discard cantaloupes purchased since July 7, after an outbreak of salmonellosis that made 14 Hoosiers sick, along with about 150 people across the country. Two people in Kentucky have died because of the outbreak.
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Immunization records online
LAPORTE | State and local health officials are investigating an outbreak of four human illnesses associated with the LaPorte County Fair, which took place July 8-14.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier parents will no longer need to rely on a list of dates handwritten by a doctor to know whether their child has received all of his or her vaccinations.
Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Gregory Larkin deserves credit for gathering information on the state's trauma care system. There are obvious gaps — including in Northwest Indiana, where no trauma center exists.
Do you know the No. 1 killer of Hoosiers under age 45? It is injury, more specifically trauma.
PORTAGE | The Indiana State Department of Health will make a stop Thursday in Portage as part of its statewide listening tour about trauma care.
INDIANAPOLIS | A pending state rule requiring severely injured Hoosiers be taken to the nearest trauma center may boost plans to build a trauma hospital in Gary.
In a loft classroom at Patti's All-American gymnastics and dance center in Dyer, 4- and 5-year-olds are divided into three groups.
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