The funds will increase education and training in the overdose-intervention drug naloxone for first responders and lay providers.
Community members will be able to go to the local health department to get training on how to administer naloxone and receive a free dose.
This summer's humid weather and a lack of air conditioning in the school's gym likely promoted the growth of mold according to officials.
The Indiana State Department of Health has identified addressing infant mortality as one of its highest priorities.
The county originally planned to partner with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to run the exchange, but that plan fell apart.
Indianapolis saw the highest incidence of excess mortality, with 86 excess deaths, even though it doesn’t have the poorest relative air quality in the state.
Officials are attributing a recent string of overdoses throughout Indiana, Cincinnati, and Kentucky to a powerful opioid 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin.
Eighteen people overdosed Tuesday across two counties leaving one person dead.
This week on Noon Edition, we're hosting our own conversation about opoiods such as heroin and the effects they are having on the community.
Indiana is one of 14 states with significant drug overdose death rate increases from 2013 to 2014.