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Our Vital Records Division issues certified records for births and deaths in Fort Wayne and Allen County.

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Preventing disease, promoting health, protecting the environment and preserving vital records in our community.

In support of Allen County and its municipalities, the Allen County Department of Health strives to promote the health, safety and well-being of all residents. With guidance from the Indiana 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.


We license and regulate facilities like retail food, lodging and tattoo & body piercing establishments; public swimming pools; and septic systems.

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Vital Records

The Department issues certified birth and death certificates for all births and deaths occurring in Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana.

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Vaccines are safe, effective and one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from serious and potentially life-threatening illnesses.

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HIV/STD Testing

Confidential, respectful and low-cost testing, treatment, counseling and other services for HIV and various sexually transmitted diseases are available by appointment.

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Covid-19 Data

The Department has been responding at a local level to the respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus commonly known as COVID-19.

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Allen County Health Inspector

Check inspection records for food establishments, tattoo businesses, pools, hotels and motels and more.


Air Quality Action Day declared for ozone

The level of ozone in Allen County has been forecast by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to be high for tomorrow – Friday, April 14.

Public health officials & hospitals remind community of precautions, visitor restrictions with rising respiratory virus activity

Public health officials and the local hospital systems want to remind the community about the importance of adhering to visitation policies during heightened respiratory virus activity in Allen County. Cases of influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), COVID-19 and other viruses have risen in recent weeks.

Drive-through COVID-19 bivalent booster clinic to be held Sept. 22

A drive-through vaccination clinic Thursday, Sept. 22 will provide Allen County residents with free, newly available COVID-19 vaccinations.

Animals pose serious, sometimes fatal risks

It’s important that residents as well as doctors and veterinarians report bites and exposures to animals such as bats, which can spread diseases including rabies – a potentially fatal viral disease transmitted when people and pets are scratched or bitten by infected animals.

New Allen County Health Commissioner appointed

The Allen County Executive Board of Health on Monday appointed a new health commissioner to lead local efforts to promote and protect public health.

Residents encouraged to protect themselves from mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can carry and transmit diseases including West Nile Virus

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The Department of Health functions as an entity of Allen County Government