ISDH COVID-19 update – 5/24/2021

COVID-19 update

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

May 24, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts

Indianapolis, Indiana (May 24, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 381 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 740,564 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 13,137 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of one 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 3,480,332 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,478,106 on Sunday. A total of 10,333,248 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 and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.


COVID-19 vaccinations update:

As of today, a total of 5,021,672 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,593,536 first doses and 2,428,136 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 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:

Mobile vaccination clinics are also available on the following schedule:

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

Tuesday-Wednesday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
La Casa de Amistad
3423 S. Michigan, South Bend, IN, 46614

Tuesday-Thursday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):

First Church
5387 IN-10, Wheatfield, IN 46392

Mooresville High School
550 N. Indiana St., Mooresville, IN 46158

Tippecanoe County Amphitheater
4449 IN-43, West Lafayette, IN 47906

Tuesday-Friday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Reynolds Parking Lot
401 W. Second St., Reynolds, IN 47980

Tuesday-Saturday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):

McMillen Park
3901 Abbott St., Fort Wayne, IN 46806

Thursday-Saturday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):

Civil Rights Heritage Center
1040 W Washington St., South Bend, IN 46601

Hoosiers interested in receiving a vaccine can obtain them without an appointment at participating clinics. To find vaccination sites, visit 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 Program – City’s new release
  • Allen County Department of Health information and stats
  • State of Indiana Web Resources:

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