COVID-19 in Indiana: IMS mass vaccination site offering J & J, Pfizer shots this week

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

Vermillion County vaccine site returning to Health Department (via ISDH website)

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Monday reported 702 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 715,468.

To date, 12,870 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day. Another 410 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.   

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is offering both Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccines through Thursday. Appointments are preferred, but drive-ups are accepted. On Friday, families with children age 16 and older are encouraged to visit the speedway to receive the first dose of the two-dose Pfizer vaccine. Second-dose appointments will be scheduled at the time of the first dose.

Hoosiers age 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule a vaccine, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

Effective Monday, any vaccination clinic that has openings has been asked to accept walk-in clients without an appointment. To find vaccination sites, visit https://ourshot.in.gov.

As of Monday, a total of 4,029,224 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,289,242 first doses and 1,739,982 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine

A total of 3,363,801 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,361,013 on Sunday. A total of 9,657,616 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

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