16,800 sign up for Indy 500 COVID-19 vaccinations


Indiana State Department of Health news release announcing that 16,800 people have signed up for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway COVID-19 vaccination.

16,800 sign up for Indy 500 COVID-19 vaccinations

Indianapolis, Indiana (March 5, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that it has filled four days of appointments for a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In total, 16,800 people have signed up to be vaccinated between Friday and Monday.

No one who has not registered in advance or who does not meet current eligibility requirements will receive a vaccine. Participants should enter through Gate 2 off 16th Street and wear masks while being vaccinated. Proof of Indiana residency and eligibility will be required upon check-in.

Additional mass vaccination clinics are planned March 12-13 at Ivy Tech Community College in Sellersburg and March 26-27 at the University of Notre Dame. To register for those clinics or any other vaccination site, visit https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/ or call 2-1-1.

Hoosiers age 50 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

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

COVID-19 Web resources:

Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 guidance:

  • Home Care Isolation Guidances
  • COVID-19 Employee Illness Recomendations

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