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The webcasts are hosted the second Friday of each month from 9:30-10:30 a.m. by the Local Health Department Outreach Division and the State Health Commissioner. LHDs 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 previous agendas are archived on the LHDResource SharePoint Website.  

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

  • 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 visiting here.
Indiana Local Health Department Trust Account applications and forms can be accessed by visiting here.





Public Health Leadership Symposium (formerly known as the Health Officer Meeting)

These symposiums 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 the local health department staff to meet and network with their colleagues and peers.

Save-the-Date: Public Health Leadership Symposium on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Located at Fort Benjamin Harrision State Park Inn, the Garrison Conference Center in Indianapolis. To register, please click here.

Should you have questions, please contact us at Thank you!

Public Health Nurse Conference

The next conference will be held Tuesday, April 18 - Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits are offered to all Public Health Nurses who attend. If you would like to sign up for the planning committee or would like to receive a notice when the conference registration is open, please e-mail with your name, title, organization, and contact information. More information is forthcoming.

Public Health Nurse/Environmental Health Specialist Orientation

This orientation is held annually near the end of the year in collaboration with the Environmental Health Division at the Indiana State Department of Health. The purpose of the meeting is to provide on-going training for nurses and environmentalists. The event also provides opportunities to meet and network with colleagues and peers.
The dates for the PHN/EHS Orientation is Tuesday, December 2 - Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the ISDH, 2 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Indiana in Rice Auditorium.
To receive further information, email



Weekly LHDResource SharePoint Digests: to receive a weekly digest of the LHDResource SharePoint Website Announcements, please e-mail

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


To be added to a Listserv or to ask about getting something distributed to a Listserv listed below, please contact

Current Listservs include:

  • Local Health Department Administrators
  • Local Health Department Health Officers
  • Local Boards of Health Representatives

In Development Listservs include:

  • Public Health Nurses
  • Health Educators



For additional information about the Local Health Department Outreach Division, contact