In support of Allen County and its municipalities, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health strives to promote the health, safety, and well-being of all residents. With guidance from the Indiana State Department of Health and support from our many partnering agencies, we endeavor to have a model public health infrastructure that provides professional, responsive, and cost-effective services to the community.

VIDEO: Introduction to the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health Website

Announcements

Fast Facts Report
April is Autism Awareness Month and that is the subject of our latest Fast Facts report. Click here.


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Conference
The Indiana Perinatal Network is sponsoring a Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome conference on May 9, 2014 at the Ritz Charles in Carmel, IN. Register online at www.indianaperinatal.org/events.


 Opiate Prescribing Rules

The Indiana Medical Licensing Board has adoped a new rule for physicians prescribing  medications for chronic pain to non-terminal patients. Read the new rule.

To help physicians understand and implement the new rules for prescribing addictive pain medication, there's a provider toolkit.

Learn more at  BitterPill.IN.gov.

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