Diseases & Conditions
Get more information on various communicable, chronic and insect- and animal-borne diseases and their causes.
Environmental health addresses aspects of the natural and built environment that may affect human health, including exposures to hazardous substances in the air, water, soil and food. Find out how environmental factors can harm health and how to identify, prevent and control such effects.
Allen County Syringe Services Program
The Department provides an anonymous syringe services program (SSP) grounded in harm reduction and evidence-based principles partnering with community agencies like Positive Resource Connection, Park Center, Clean Slate, Bowen Center and Fort Wayne Recovery and Brightpoint.
Careers and Internships
Public health is a dynamic, multi-disciplinary field that encompasses a broad range of experts and specialties dedicated to promoting and protecting the health of people and the communities where they live, work and play.