FORT WAYNE UPDATES
Local Public Health Order Announced in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
November 17, 2020
The Allen County health commissioner announced additional local public health restrictions due to the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases in the community.
Dr. Matthew Sutter was joined by local elected officials and hospital leadership to announce the Public Health Order, which goes into effect Sunday, November 22 at 12 a.m.
Social Agency Staying Strong On The Frontline
April 6, 2020
Aging & In-home Services of Northeast Indiana is another organization that is working overtime on the frontline of healthcare this month.
As the Coronalvirus pandemic restrictions continue to keep the especially at-risk members of the community even more isolated than normal, the company is exploring every area of of creative care giving at hand.
Meet Water Street Mercantile - New Downtown
April 3, 2020
While there are multiple grocery stores planned for downtown Fort Wayne's future, one local restaurant is testing the concept during COVID-19, and it's going surprisingly well.
General Manager Ben Hall and his team at Hall's restaurant group are making lemonade out of lemons at the Don Hall's Gas House, transforming their 305 E. Superior St. space into the Water Street Mercantile. This pop-up, de-facto grocery store features some of the food and drink products that would have otherwise gone to waste from their restaurants.
MLK Bridge Lights Up to Honor Frontline Healthcare Workers
April 3, 2020
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge downtown will be lit up in red and white April 3 - 7, 2020 to honor local emergency service and healthcare workers on the front lines who are fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
The idea came from New York City, where the iconic Empire State Building is displaying a flashing red and white light on its mast to represent “America’s heartbeat,” according to the building’s Twitter account.
Division of Aging COVID-19 Guidance for Visitation
March 15, 2020
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released guidance to nursing homes to help them improve their infection control and prevention practices to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, including revised guidance for visitation.