Indiana Seeing Worst COVID-19 Surge Since Last Winter; 'This Is The Darkest Time In The Pandemic'Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box warned that the surge is only going to get worse if people don’t start masking up and getting vaccinated.
'You Just Feel Happier': School Officials On (Vaccinated) Students Not Wearing Masks"We will continue just to work with local health officials and with CPS to determine the right course of action."
Gary Mass Vaccination Site Hosting Walk-In DayThe new mass vaccination site in Gary, Indiana, is encouraging anyone age 16 and older to simply walk in today without an appointment to get a shot.
'We Don't Feel Like It's Time': As Indiana Removes Its Mask Mandate, Gary Keeps Its Residents Covered Up"As we reopened some of our nightclubs and bars, we saw a large influx of people from Chicago which obviously affected our infection rate."
COVID-19 In Indiana: More Than 1 Million Hoosiers Have Been Fully VaccinatedA total of 1,530,403 first doses of vaccine have been administered across Indiana, and 1,018,521 Hoosiers — more than 15% of Indiana’s population— have been fully vaccinated, the Indiana Department of Health said.
Indiana Expands Vaccine Eligibility To Hoosiers Age 55 And Older; 3 New Mass Vaccination Clinics Opening This MonthIndiana residents age 55 and older are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.
Indiana Cracking Down On Clinics Giving Vaccines To Illinois ResidentsSome clinics in the Chicago area are now cut off from getting any more shipments of first doses of COVID-19. They are being punished for breaking the rules.
Indiana Audit Reveals 1,500 Additional COVID-19 Deaths; State Easing School Rules For QuarantinesIndiana Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box said that will increase the state's COVID-19 death toll by 15%, to almost 11,600 since March.
Indiana Lawmakers Discuss 1st Cigarette Tax Hike Since 2007Bryan Hannon, an American Cancer Society lobbyist, told the Indiana House Public Health Committee that increasing the cost for vaping was needed so that it didn’t become more appealing to cigarette smokers.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Relaxing Coronavirus Limits On Crowd SizesHolcomb said residents and businesses must still follow precautions including mask wearing and distancing to stem the virus spread.
New, More Contagious COVID-19 Strain Identified In IndianaA new COVID-19 strain has been identified in Indiana, the state health department reported Monday.
Northwest Indiana COVID-19 Outbreak Remains Among Worst In State That Is 'On Fire'Three of five counties in Northwest Indiana rank among the worst in the state metrics that assess weekly spread of COVID-19, while the two other counties are not far behind.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb Tests Negative For COVID-19 After Health Director Tested PositiveIndiana Gov. Eric Holcomb tested negative for COVID-19. He was tested "out of an abundance of caution" after his state health director, Dr. Kristina Box, learned that she had the disease on Wednesday.
Indiana's State Health Director Dr. Kristina Box Tests Positive For COVID-19Indiana's health director, Dr. Kristina Box, says she and two of her family members have tested positive for COVID-19. Gov. Holcomb will be tested this afternoon.
Indiana COVID Cases: 1,302 With 17 Additional Deaths"Our temperatures outside are going to continue to drop and that we're officially in fall. And that is going to make it harder to hold activities outdoors. As people come inside more and the flu season ramps up, we need Hoosiers to be more vigilant about hand washing, social distancing and wearing masks."