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The webcasts are hosted the second Friday of each month by the Local Health Department Outreach Division and the State Health Commissioner. LHD's have the opportunity to receive updates regarding current public health issues on both state and national levels as well as share local health department best practices. Contact for more information. All previously aired webcasts are archived on the ISDH Video Center. All previsous agendas are archived on the LHDResource SharePoint Website.  

The Webcast Schedule for the remainder of 2014 is as follows:

  • Feb. 14
  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 9
  • June 13
  • July11
  • Aug. 8
  • Sept. 12
  • Oct. 10
  • Nov. 14
  • Dec. 12



Local Health Maintenance Fund Grant (LHMF)

Indiana Code- IC 16-46-10

Indiana Local Health Department Trust Account (ILHDTA)

Indiana Code - IC 4-12-7

Applications and Forms
Local Health Maintenance Fund applications and forms can be accessed by visitig here.
Indiana Local Health Department Trust Account applications and forms can be accessed by visiting here.



Health Officer Meetings
The meetings are held in the fall and spring of each year. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits are offered to all Health Officers who attend. The purpose of the semi-annual meetings are to provide on-going training and opportunities for health oficers to meet and network with their colleagues and peers.

Save the Date: Fall Health Officer Meeting on October 15 at the Garrison at Fort Benjamin Harrision State Park.


Public Health Nurse Conference

Registration is now open for the Public Health Nurse Conference, scheduled for May 1-2, 2014 at the Sheraton North in Indianapolis.Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits are offered to all public health nurses who attend. Click "Register Here" below to register. To view the draft agenda CLICK HERE.


Public Health Nurse/Enviromental Health Specialist Orientation

This Orientation is held annually near the end of the year in collaboration with the enviromental health division. The purpose of the meeting is to provide on-going training for nurses and opportunities to meet and network with colleagues and peers.
The date for the PHN/EHS Orientation is in December at the ISDH, 2 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Indiana in Rice Auditorium.
To recieve further information email



Archived Health Officer News editions can be found on the LHDResource SharePoint Website.



For additional information about the Local Health Department Outreach Division contact JoBeth McCarthy-Jean, MPH at 317-234-6623 or