Howard County, IN

Public Health Nursing


  • Communicable Diseases - an illness transmitted through contact with microorganisms. People, animals, food, surfaces, and air can be all carriers of the microorganisms that pass infectious illnesses from one person to another. 
  • HCHD Immunizations
  • Tuberculosis(TB) - is a bacterial infection that can be spread through the lymph notes and bloodstream to any organ in your body. Most often found in lungs. 
  • HIV - a virus that attacks the immune system, the body's natural defense system. Without a strong immune system, the body has trouble fighting off disease. Both the virus and the infection it causes are called HIV.
  • HPV - Have your child immunized against the Human Papillomavirus. Visit the CDC website to learn more.