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January 16, 2018

 

The report says flu activity is widespread across the state.

Indiana Health Agency: Flu Deaths Statewide 50 As Of Jan. 6

Health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in Indiana this season has doubled to 50 as of the first week of 2018.

January 8, 2018

 

A white man wearing blue gloves gives a white man a shot in the shoulder.

Hoosiers Urged To Get Flu Shots As Deaths Rise To 25

Indiana's health commissioner is urging Hoosiers to get their flu shots and take other precautions amid a surge in flu-related illnesses and deaths.

January 2, 2018

 

Flu vaccine being administered

Hospitals Take Precautions As Indiana Flu Cases Increase 43%

The growing number of flu-related cases in Indiana is pushing some hospitals to take extra precautions.

December 8, 2017

 

Flu shot

Indiana Records First Flu Death Of Season

The Hoosier patient was under the age of 18. Experts say it's not too late to get vaccinated.

November 10, 2017

 

The Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse voted on Nov. 9 in favor of a resolution opposing the decriminalization of marijuana.

Drug Commission Formally Opposes Medical Marijuana

In the vote, 11 members supported a resolution opposing decriminalization of marijuana for any purpose. Three opposed, two members abstained.

October 26, 2017

 

The federally funded WIC program covers low-income pregnant women and new mothers. It also covers infants and children up to age 5 who face health and nutrition challenges.

Indiana WIC Program Unveils Mobile App

A nutrition program for low-income women and children has a new mobile app.

October 19, 2017

 

EPA flags in East Chicago

Indiana Receives Approval To Expand Lead Testing

The state will use money from the Children's Health Insurance Program.

October 9, 2017

 

A needle containing a vaccine

HPV Vaccine Part Of Plan To Reduce Cancer Deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health has kicked off a plan to reduce the number of deaths from cervical cancer.

September 18, 2017

 

Indiana State Department of Health logo

Holcomb Names OB-GYN To Be Next Health Commissioner

The Republican governor's office announced Monday that Dr. Kristina Box will start in her new role on Oct. 16.

September 8, 2017

 

HIV

State Receives $26M Grant For HIV Treatment

More than 12,000 people living in Indiana have HIV.

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