ISDH COVID-19 update – 5/15/2021

COVID-19 update

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

May 15, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts

Indianapolis, Indiana (May 15, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 798 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 734,736 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 13,054 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day. Another 417 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,448,804 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,441,717 on Friday. A total of 10,167,401 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 4,777,794 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,495,691 first doses and 2,282,103 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Janssen Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

Hoosiers age 12 and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine only and can do so at one of more than 700 clinics around the state. Appointments are preferred but are not required. To find a location or 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. Patients with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free UBER ride. Call 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966 to receive a voucher to cover the cost of an Uber ride to and from your vaccination appointments.

Appointments and walk-ups are welcome at the former Roosevelt High School in Gary, which is offering both the Janssen Johnson and Johnson vaccine and Pfizer vaccines. The Gary clinic, which runs through June 2, is offering vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT at 2401 Harrison St., Gary, IN 46407. 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.

Mobile vaccination clinics will be held this week on the following schedule:

Today:
Kosciusko County
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Center Lake Pavilion
119 E. Canal St., Warsaw, IN 46580

Elkhart County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tolson Center
1320 Benham Ave., Elkhart, IN 46516

Today-Monday:
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
INDYCAR parking lot
4551 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222

Tuesday-Wednesday:
Grant County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ivy Tech Community College
261 S. Commerce Dr., Marion, IN 46953

Tuesday-Thursday:
Lawrence County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bedford First Assembly of God
2601 27th St., Bedford, IN 47421

Whitley County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
First Church of God
1200 Depoy Dr., Columbia City, IN 46725

Cass County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Logansport Welcome Center
418 4th St., Logansport, IN 46947

Thursday-Saturday:
Elkhart County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Goshen High School
401 Lincolnway East, Goshen, IN 46526

Howard County:
Second Missionary Baptist Church
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
819 N. Apperson Way, Kokomo, IN 46901

Hoosiers interested in receiving a vaccine can obtain them without an appointment at participating clinics. To find vaccination sites, 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

  • Take the Winning Shot information sheet
  • Take the Shot FAQ sheet from the Allen County Department of Health
  • 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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