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Free, fast screening offered on National HIV Testing Day

Rapid tests requiring a finger-stick, a drop of blood and results in just one minute will be offered at Walgreens, 110 E. Creighton Ave. (corner of East Creighton and South Calhoun Street). No appointment is necessary.

Residents urged to safely dispose of spoiled food following storms

With many still without power following strong storms this week, the Allen County Department of Health is urging residents to carefully monitor food kept in refrigerators and freezers and properly dispose of any spoiled food.

Shelters opened for those impacted by storm

The local Red Cross is helping storm-impacted residents in northeast Indiana with shelters in Fort Wayne and Columbia City.

Air Quality Action Day declared for ozone

Local levels forecast to be unhealthy for some

New Department of Health website launched

First redesign in nearly a decade aims to improve assistance, interaction

Allen County Health Commissioner to retire in July

After nearly two years helping to guide the community through an unprecedented public health emergency, Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Matthew Sutter announced plans Monday to retire from public service later this year.

New schedule announced for Department of Health COVID-19 test site

The Allen County Department of Health free public COVID-19 testing site will revise its operating schedule starting Monday, April 4.

New Temporary COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Site to Open

The Allen County Department of Health is happy to announce the opening of a state-run COVID-19 testing and vaccination site to provide another option for residents to secure needed tests and shots.

Rapid Tests Limited at Department of Health COVID-19 Public Testing Site

Availability of rapid antigen COVID-19 tests will further be limited today at the Allen County Department of Health public testing site at 5750 Falls Drive, and rapid tests will not be offered starting Tuesday, Jan. 18, due to a state shortage.

Health Department Launches COVID-19 Hotline

The Allen County Department of Health has strategized in real-time during each COVID-19 surge over the past two years to determine the most effective ways to utilize resources to conduct contact tracing for positive cases.

Department of Health Announces COVID-19 Testing Changes

Starting today, the Allen County Department of Health will be required to limit the use of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 at its public test site, located at 5750 Falls Drive.

Coliseum Vaccination Site to Close

With more than 51,000 COVID-19 shots delivered since the beginning of 2021, the vaccination site at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum will close Wednesday, Dec. 29.