The Indiana State Department of Health said Thursday that the disease is the seventh leading cause of death in the state.
More than 12,000 people living in Indiana have HIV.
Before the end of the year, the state department of health plans to unload naloxone kits in each of the state’s public health preparedness districts.
The vast majority of the state’s participants are in Scott and Monroe counties, which account for about 90-percent of the state’s enrollees.
Indiana's leading medical authorities have adopted new guidelines intended to more stringently regulate prescriptions written for opiates.
The state saw a 70 percent increase in syphilis cases from 2014 to 2015.
The Zika virus is unlikely to pose a major threat in Indiana, but West Nile is still a problem.
The Indiana State Department of Health is investigating a potential cancer cluster in Henry County; the Indiana State Fair kicks off on Friday.
Dr. William VanNess's resignation will go into affect October of this year.
The patient identified with the respiratory virus MERS is in good condition and is improving, health officials say.