Pulaski County Health Department

Health department officials are looking to move the location of the state COVID-19 testing site in Pulaski County as it’s currently costing the county money.  The state COVID-19 testing site is currently located in the Star City Community Center and is costing the county about $700 per month.  ...
Pulaski County Health Department volunteer Lynette Altman, Pulaski County Health Department Clinic Administrator Vicki White, along with Pulaski County Public Library Executive Director MacKenzie Ledley and Pulaski County Public Library  System Administrator Michael Rose recently spoke with (center) representatives from Senator Todd Young’s office, Chris Salatas, regional director and Courtney Papa, district director, about how the vaccine clinic is a community collaboration.
It’s taking a community of volunteers to administer the vaccinations that have come to the county and that collaboration appears to be a shining light to many.  About 150 people were vaccinated by the Pulaski County Health Department last week with help from several organizations and volunteers....
Community leaders recently met to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plans.
The Pulaski County Health Department held a second planning meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at the Knights of Columbus. The Knights will serve as the vaccine distribution site in Pulaski County.  Other than supplying the vaccine and an online database, the federal and state government is relying on...
A list of questions were sent to a number of local county officials regarding the incident management team, the health department and what is happening in regards to COVID-19 planning. The questions were asked by the Journal after the county commissioners didn’t seem to have answers to questions...
It appears the Pulaski County Health Department is discouraging trick-or-treating but it comes at a time when the state has reopened.  On Sept. 26, the state gave the green light to fully open while still following CDC guidelines and also wearing masks. The opening has caused some discussion as...
A press release that was posted to social media, June 6, states Pulaski County has had its first COVID-19 related death.  It announced the individual was an adult male, who is older than 60 years old, and was hospitalized as a COVID-19 patient. The statement does not indicate what hospital he was...
“This is the real thing,” Terri Hansen, Pulaski County Director of Environmental Health and Health Department Office Manager, stated in an email on Sunday. “Pulaski County has its first case of COVID-19.”  As of Sunday, Pulaski County was one of the last four counties in the state to not have a...
Pulaski County Commissioners and county council members met during an emergency meeting on March 18 to discuss shutting the courthouse to the public but still offering services to the public.
Pulaski County Commissioners and council members approved to close the county offices and facilities because of the COVID-19 outbreak.  The two groups held an emergency meeting on March 18, to discuss whether the county offices should be closed to the public and how a workforce reduction period...
Pulaski County Health Department officials spoke with the county commissioners about the threat of COVID-19 but didn’t discuss any plans.  County health officer Dr. Rex Allman and director of environmental health and department director Terri Hanson spoke with the commissioners during a regular...
The Pulaski County Council continues to keep a close eye on spending but they approved to hire a part-time person for the health department during a regular meeting on Feb. 10. Director of environmental health and health department office manager Teresa Hansen requested to spend leftover grant...

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Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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