The Republican governor's office announced Monday that Dr. Kristina Box will start in her new role on Oct. 16.
More than 12,000 people living in Indiana have HIV.
The Indiana State Department of Health says it's confirmed 136 cases of whooping cough so far this year, more than double the number at this time last year.
The information is not meant to rank counties or serve as a comparison, but rather to give counties a snapshot of their risks and trends.
In a tweet, Dr. Jerome Adams wrote that the two discussed healthcare, community health, and the cost-saving element of prevention efforts.
The state will receive millions of dollars to fund prevention efforts for the Zika virus, but the money could spill over into other areas of public health.
The state's new Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Plan focuses on stopping rape before it happens.
A pathogen-screening device created by Purdue scientists could improve the process of identifying harmful food pathogens.
The Indiana Youth Institute released its Kids Count Report Monday. Much of the information focuses on the health of Hoosier kids, including immunization rates.
The individual is a non-pregnant resident of Indiana who recently traveled to Haiti. Officials say the person was not ill enough to be hospitalized.