Porter County Health Department
Summer is in full swing and mosquitoes are back! The Porter County Health Department would like to remind residents to take precautions to decrease mosquito growth and prevent mosquito bites.
PORTER | Six students at Discovery Charter School have chickenpox and another 40 students were excluded from school Wednesday and Thursday because they don't have current immunizations.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Health Department is cautioning area residents to protect themselves from ticks as they spend time outside this summer.
HEBRON | Downtown visitors apparently will have another place to grab lunch in the spring.
In small lakefront communities along the Lake Michigan shoreline, the beauty of nature is a prime selling point. But residents' health must be a bigger concern than the welfare of wild animals.
VALPARAISO | Dr. Gary Babcoke is retiring as Porter County's health officer after serving 33 years and overseeing the implementation of programs proponents say distinguish the department from others across the state.
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