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Indiana State Department of Health

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General questions

If you have any questions about Local Health Departments in Indiana you can call us at 317-234-2785 or email at

LHDs in Indiana

Local Health Departments in Indiana provide a number of services in the public health sector.   There are a total of 93 Health Departments in the Hoosier state. While each Health Department is different, here are some core services that most provide:

  • Vital Records (Birth/Death certificates)
  • Food Safety and Protection
  • Immunizations
  • Environmental Health Services
  • Public Health Nursing
  • WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Program
  • Lead Poisoning Protection
  • Pandemic Influenza
  • HIV/AIDS and STD Intervention

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