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Department of Health, Homeland Security urge safe viewing of April 8 eclipse

With anticipation building and excitement growing, the Allen County Department of Health and the Allen County Office of Homeland Security want to ensure everyone enjoys the extraordinary event safely. The April 8 eclipse offers a unique opportunity to view a seldom-seen cosmic phenomenon, but there are potential health effects to consider – and safety is a top priority.

Common respiratory illnesses on the rise, Health Commissioner urges protection

Respiratory illnesses are spreading, and the Allen County Department of Health is urging residents to protect themselves and others. Cases of influenza (flu), COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) each have increased recently. Protection is especially important as family and friends prepare to gather for the holidays.

Inaugural Health First Allen County grant awards announced for 2024

Promoting and protecting public health will include enhanced programs and priorities in 2024, as renewed support for that important work from state and local leaders allows the Allen County Department of Health to expand the many ways it serves the community.

Flu season is here: Health Department urges protection from the seasonal virus

With flu season underway and other respiratory illnesses circulating, the Allen County Department of Health is working to make sure you have everything you need to stay healthy.

Health Department urges preparation for mosquito season, elimination of breeding sites

It's mosquito season, and the annoying little pests can transmit diseases such as West Nile Virus

Particles from wildfires again prompts state Air Quality Action Day designations

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management forecasts high levels of particles in the air from Canadian wildfires for Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25. The state agency also is forecasting high ozone levels for Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28.

Air Quality Action Day extended by IDEM through Monday, July 17

Particulate levels from Canadian wildfires are predicted to be high in Allen County and across the state.

State declares Air Quality Action Days for fine particles, ozone

The level of fine particles in the air in Allen County has been forecast by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to be high for Tuesday, June 27 and Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30. The state agency also predicted high ozone levels for Thursday and Friday.

FREE, fast screening offered on National HIV Testing Day

The Allen County Department of Health will partner with Walgreens to provide free, confidential HIV testing from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 – National HIV Testing Day.

IDEM declares Air Quality Action Day for ozone

The level of ozone in Allen County has been forecast by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to be high for today and tomorrow.

IDEM extends Air Quality Action Day

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has issued a statewide Air Quality Action Day for tomorrow, Friday, June 9, due to smoke from Canadian wildfires.

IDEM declares Air Quality Action Days

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has issued Air Quality Action Days for today and tomorrow, Thursday, June 8, due to smoke from Canadian wildfires.