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LHD-IDOH Bi-Monthly Webcasts

The webcasts are hosted bi-weekly via Teams on Tuesdays starting January 3, 2023, by the Deputy 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.

Local Health Department Funding

Local Public Health Fund

Indiana Code - IC 16-46-10

Legacy Funding
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 Public Health Fund applications and forms can be accessed by visiting here.

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

Events and Trainings

Public Health Leadership Symposiums

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 is to provide ongoing training and opportunities for the local health department staff to meet and network with their colleagues and peers.

Public Health Nurse Conference

Stay tuned for details on the 2024 Public Health Nurse Conference.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits are offered to all Public Health Nurses who attend.

Public Health Nurse/Environmental Health Specialist Orientation

The PHN/EHS Orientation will be held December 6-7, 2023, at IDOH. More details to follow.

This orientation is held annually near the end of the year in collaboration with the Environmental Health Division at the Indiana Department of Health. The purpose of the meeting is to provide ongoing training for nurses and environmentalists. The event also provides opportunities to meet and network with colleagues and peers. To receive further information, email

Public Health Nurse Ready

Public Health Nurse Ready (PHN Readyis an online certificate program for RNs or LPNs working in public health or desiring to know about how public health works. LPNs and other RNs may find the certificate of interest as well. All courses are FREE, self-paced, and online, with most courses providing continuing education credits.


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
  • Public Health Nurses

Contact Us

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