COVID-19 in Indiana: IMS offering vaccinations without appointment through Sunday

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

Friday, the Indiana Department of Health reported 1,327 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 704,632. (via ISDH website)

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health Friday announced that free COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway without an appointment through Sunday.

The speedway is offering the Moderna vaccine from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Individuals should enter through Gate 2 off 16th Street.

Additional appointments are available at the speedway later this month and can be scheduled at https://ourshot.in.gov. Second-dose appointments will be scheduled at the time of the first dose and will be offered at Lucas Oil Stadium.

To find other vaccination sites, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 to schedule an appointment. Hoosiers age 16 and older are now eligible.

As of Friday, a total of 3,646,880 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,119,408 first doses and 1,527,472 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.

Also Friday, the Indiana Department of Health reported 1,327 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 704,632.

To date, 12,803 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 14 from the previous day. Another 408 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 3,320,902 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,316,399 on Thursday. A total of 9,372,082 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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