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November 3, 2017

 

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State Health Officials Caution About Rising Diabetes Rates

The Indiana State Department of Health said Thursday that the disease is the seventh leading cause of death in the state.

October 26, 2017

 

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Opioid Epidemic Report Mentions Indiana Syringe Exchange Programs

The state's syringe exchange law is mentioned as a best practice for reducing opioid deaths.

June 21, 2017

 

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Site Search Delays Indiana County’s Needle-Exchange Program

Lafayette's mayor has opposed basing the exchange in a residential neighborhood since county commissioners voted in November to start the program.

November 22, 2016

 

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Trump Meets With Indiana Health Commissioner

In a tweet, Dr. Jerome Adams wrote that the two discussed healthcare, community health, and the cost-saving element of prevention efforts.

August 30, 2016

 

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State Health Dept. To Give Naloxone To 20 Counties

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.

August 19, 2015

 

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Monroe County Takes Steps Toward Needle Exchange

The Monroe County Health Department declared a public health emergency Wednesday, the first step toward implementing a needle-exchange program.

July 20, 2015

 

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Monroe County Seeks Higher Vaccination Numbers For Children

Monroe County consistently ranks high in Indiana for children vaccination rates, and area officials plan to continue that progress.

June 17, 2015

 

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Vigo Co. Health Department Offering Free HIV Testing

Vigo County Health officials say the recent HIV outbreak in Scott County raised an awareness that HIV does exist in Indiana.

June 17, 2015

 

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Health Department Unveils Long-Term Plan For HIV Outbreak

The Indiana State Department of Health insists it is not leaving Scott County, the epicenter of the HIV outbreak, anytime soon.

August 17, 2012

 

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Duplicate Samples Cause Change In Number Of Swine Flu Cases

The number of cases of swine flu in the state is the same, even as more counties show evidence of the disease.

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