By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Indiana residents age 30 and older can now sign up for a COVID-19 shot, under the state’s latest expansion of vaccine eligibility.

The Indiana State Department of Health said this expansion makes vaccinations available to more than 840,000 more people.

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On Wednesday, Indiana will open up the vaccine to all Hoosiers age 16 or older.

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Until now, vaccines in Indiana were available only to Hoosiers age 40 and older, healthcare workers, long-term care residents, first responders, teachers up to grade 12, and other school workers such as classroom aides, bus drivers, and cafeteria workers.

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To schedule a vaccine, visit, call 211, or contact one of the state’s Area Agencies on Aging or AARP.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff