This story has been updated to include vaccine eligibility for Hoosiers ages 70 and older.
FARMERGSBURG, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Registration for the COVID-19 vaccine is now open for eligible residents in Indiana. Eligible residents are those ages 70 or older or who work in healthcare.
Register online by clicking here or by calling 211. Individuals may encounter wait times due to a high volume of interest. The registration system was designed to put visitors into a holding queue when volume is high. The Indiana Department of Health encourages eligible Hoosiers to be patient or to check back later in the day.
Where to get vaccinated in the Wabash Valley
- Clay County Health Department, 6656 N SR 59, Brazil, IN 47834.
- Daviess County Local Health Department, 300 E Hefron Street, Washington, IN 47501.
- Greene County Health Department, 217 East Spring Street, Suite 1 Bloomfield, IN 47424
- Good Samaritan Hospital, 520 S Seventh St, Vincennes, IN 47591
- Knox County Health Department, 1548 S Hart Street Road, Vincennes, IN 47591
- Martin County Health Department, 127 Water St, Shoals, IN 47581
- Parke County Health Department, 1472 N US Hwy 41 , Rockville, IN 47872
- Sullivan County Health Department, 27 S Main St, Sullivan, IN 47882
- Vermillion County Health Department, 257 Walnut St, Clinton, IN 47842
- Terre Haute Regional Hospital, 3903 South 7th St Suite 1E, Terre Haute , IN 47802-5710
- Union Hospital, 1433 N 6th 1/2 St, Terre Haute, IN 47807
- Vigo County Health Department, 696 S. 1st St. Terre Haute, IN 47807
Who is eligible?
If you answer yes to any of these questions, you are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine:
- Are you age 70 or older?
- Do you work or volunteer in healthcare and have (physical or close) contact or face to face interactions with patients? Examples include:
- Inpatient, outpatient, provider office setting, nursing homes, residential care facilities, assisted living facilities, in-home services
- This includes all clinical and non-clinical positions: clinicians, dietary, environmental services, administrators who have direct contact with patients, clergy who see patients in the healthcare setting, non-clinicians who assist in procedures, transportation staff, etc.
- This also includes local health department staff who interact with patients at test sites, health clinics or provide direct patient care
- Do you have exposure to COVID-19 infectious material? (Examples include cleaning of rooms or material from COVID-19 patients, performing COVID-19 testing, other exposure to infected tissue, performing autopsies or other post-mortem examinations of COVID-19 patients)
The Vaccine is free for individuals
Vaccine providers can bill a patient’s insurance for a fee to administer the vaccine, but will not be able to charge the patient. Providers can seek reimbursement for uninsured patients from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Provider Relief Fund.
For more information, visit ourshot.in.gov.