ISDH COVID-19 update – 4/12/2021

COVID-19 update

Webmaster’s note: The ISDH sent a correction to the dates for the Lake and LaPorte County FEMA mobile vaccination clinics as well as additional details on the ISDH mobile unit in Tipton County.

COVID-19 update and COVID-19 vaccine updates from the Indiana State Department of Health:

April 12, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts

Indianapolis, Indiana (April 12, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 908 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 699,823 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 12,746 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of three from the previous day. Another 405 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,306,130 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,303,200 on Sunday. A total of 9,242,439 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

To find testing locations around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

COVID-19 vaccinations update:

As of today, a total of 3,403,950 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,993,880 first doses and 1,410,070 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Appointments are still available at the mass vaccination site at the former Roosevelt High School in Gary. Anyone age 16 and older is encouraged to get a free COVID-19 shot Sunday and Monday, April 11 and 12, during the Indiana Department of Health’s walk-in days at the site, which will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT at 730 W. 25th Ave., Gary. Free transportation to and from the site is available through the Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC) and through a partnership between IU Health and Lyft. Language interpretation and support for those with disabilities, hearing or vision impairments are also available onsite.

The site, along with two mobile units that ran in Merrillville and Michigan City last week, opened April 7; combined, they have administered 13,886 doses of vaccine to date.

Two additional FEMA mobile units will operate Tuesday through Saturday this week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations:

Lake County:
East Chicago School Administration
1401 E. 144th St.
East Chicago, IN 46312

LaPorte County:
La Porte Rural King
1340 St. Rd. 2 West
LaPorte, IN 46350

Additional Indiana Department of Health mobile units will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday this week:

Allen County:
McMillen Park
3901 Abbott St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46806

Clark County:
Community Action of Southern Indiana
201 E. 15th St.
Jeffersonville, IN 47130

Tipton County:
Tipton County Fairgrounds
1200 S. Main St.
Tipton, IN 46072

Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available. To find other vaccination sites, visit https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/.

Hoosiers age 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule a vaccine, visit https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/ or call 2-1-1 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

COVID-19 World Wide Web Resources

Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 Guidance and Local Resources

  • Home Care Isolation Guidances
  • COVID-19 Employee Illness Recomendations
  • City of Fort Wayne’s Rent and Utility Assistance ProgramCity’s new release
  • Allen County Department of Health information and stats
  • State of Indiana Web Resources:

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