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.Learn more
The Department is responding at a local level to the global pandemic of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus commonly known as COVID-19.Learn More
Confidential, respectful and low-cost testing, treatment, counseling and other services for HIV and various sexually transmitted diseases are available by appointment.Learn More
The Department issues certified birth and death certificates for all births and deaths occurring in Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana.Learn More
Check inspection records for food establishments, tattoo businesses, pools, hotels and motels and more.
From STDs to TB, find out about the testing options we provide.
Safe, effective and one of the best tools available to prevent disease.
Learn about required permits for restaurants, hotels, tattoo facilities, pools and more.
Find out more about how local public health protects the whole community.
Need a birth certificate? Vaccination records? Health inspection or other public record?
Getting your safe, effective COVID-19 vaccination is the fastest way to ending the pandemic so we can all get back to living life – and that’s worth a shot.
First redesign in nearly a decade aims to improve assistance, interaction
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.
The Allen County Department of Health free public COVID-19 testing site will revise its operating schedule starting Monday, April 4.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Health functions as an entity of Allen County Government