COVID-19 and Surgery
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
On March 6, the state Department of Health confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in a Hoosier with recent travel. On March 16, ISDH reported the first death in Indiana due to COVID-19. On May 18, Indiana confirmed its first case of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) that has been associated with COVID-19.
The ISDH website dashboard will be updated daily with the most up-to-date case counts. Please click here for the most recent press releases related to COVID-19. The ISDH is working with federal and local partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to respond to this evolving public health situation. The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) has compiled an extensive COVID-19 Resources page. Click HERE to access that information.
Please consult this page for updated news and guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic. Updates will be made as new information becomes available. Please contact your healthcare provider if you experience symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Please immediately seek care if you experience symptoms such as trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to wake or stay awake and bluish lips or face.