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February 16, 2018


Indiana Flu-related Deaths Reached Nearly 200 Last Week

State health officials say Indiana's flu-related deaths rose to nearly 200 last week as the current severe flu season continued.

January 31, 2018


State Health Dept. Awards 3,000+ Naloxone Kits To Rural Counties

More than 3,330 naloxone kits are headed to first responders working in rural areas throughout Indiana.

October 26, 2015


This Year’s Flu Shot Is Ready, State Health Officials Say

After initial delays, the supply of this season's influenza vaccine is back to normal levels, and experts say now is the best time to get vaccinated.

September 18, 2014


One Third Of Indiana Counties Don’t Have Pregnancy Services

The data is prompting state officials to recommend state-level obstetrics certification programs for hospitals.

September 15, 2014


Indiana Joins Growing List Of States With Respiratory Virus

Enterovirus D68 has been reported in eight states, including Indiana.

February 4, 2014


Veteran Treatment Study Bill Passes Senate, Heads To House

Sen. Jim Banks authored the bill and says there is not enough information about why only half of veterans with post traumatic stress disorder seek help.

December 10, 2013


Indiana Ranks 13th Worst Nationwide For Flu Shot Vaccination

The Centers for Disease Control reported only about 40 percent of Hoosiers are vaccinated for the flu.

July 2, 2013


Health Officials Urge Fairgoers To Practice Good Hygiene

Health officials say remember common safe hygiene practices when you pick up your favorite fair food and then head to the livestock barns.

May 28, 2013


Anti-smoking Groups Steamed At Loss Of State Funding

Tobacco cessation efforts get $5 million in the current state budget, which is down from $8 million in the previous biennium.

March 13, 2013


Proposed State Budget Decreases Smoking Cessation Funding

The current budget passed by the House cuts $3 million from the health department's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation program.

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