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The Indiana State Department of Health Hotline that is now 24/7 877-826-0011

The Indiana State Department of Health Provider Hotline for Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, PA, etc.  317-233-4672

Beacon Hospital Hotline 855-523-2225

Franciscan Hospital Hotline 219-879-8511 Prompt #8


The mission of the La Porte County Emergency Management / Homeland Security is to minimize the impact of catastrophic events on our community.

When Nature or Man-Made disaster descends upon La Porte County, Emergency Management is activated to bring in the proper people to provide emergency services to the community.

La Porte County Emergency Management is constantly training citizens of the community to be prepared to quickly act. Providing professional and proper emergency service and safety to the public.

It is very important that you are well informed and prepared for emergencies. Not only in your home, but also what may come as a Natural or Man-Made disaster outdoors. Snow, Earthquakes, Tornadoes are common in our area.

  • Warning sirens are tested the 1st Saturday of every month at 11:00 am
Civic Center Testing Site English
COVID testing FAQ English

COVID testing site link


Centro Cívico Sitio de Pruebas COVID Español
COVID testing FAQ Español

Enlace de prueba COVID


Extreme Heat
Severe Weather Chart
Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 update
COVID-19 Patients and Families with Pets
FEMA COVID-19 Advisory 3.20.2020
United States Department of Health COVID-19 Update
Indiana Health Dept COVID-19 FAQ
CDC COVID-19 Prevention Techniques
Michigan City Area School Food Plan Update

Governor Holcomb’s Executive Orders are below.  After clicking the button please select the rotate view at the right hand corner in order to read.

Executive Order FAQ

Executive Order 20-08 Stay at Home
Stay at Home Order FAQ
Executive Order 20-09 Continuity of Government
Executive Order 20-10 Enforcement of In Person Dining
Executive Order 20-11 Carryout Consumption of Alcohol
Click here for a graph of COVID 19 cases in LaPorte County by Location/Age/Gender

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