COVID-19 update and COVID-19 vaccine updates from the Indiana State Department of Health:
June 1, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts
Indianapolis, Indiana (June 1, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 370 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 744,213 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
To date, 13,211 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of eight 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 3,502,798 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,499,097 on Sunday. A total of 10,452,758 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 5,169,980 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,652,341 first doses and 2,517,639 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.
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.
Mobile vaccination clinics are available on the following schedule:
Wednesday – Thursday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
- Allen Temple AME Church
3440 S. Washington St., Marion, IN 46953
Wednesday – Friday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
- Delaware County Fairgrounds
1210 Wheeling Ave., Muncie, IN 47303
- Butler Methodist Church
501 W. Green St., Butler, IN 46721
Wednesday – Saturday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
- Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
3718 E. Blue Ridge Rd., Shelbyville, IN 46176
- Syracuse Community Center
1013 North Long Dr., Syracuse, IN 46567
COVID-19 World Wide Web Resources
Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 Guidance and Local Resources
State of Indiana Web Resources:
- Gov. Holcomb Statement on Pandemic-Related Unemployment Insurance Programs
- Indiana’s Mortgage Assistance Program
- Eligible? Click here to register and make an appointment
- Indiana State Department of Health’s COVID-19 information and stats
- Indiana Executive Orders issued during the COVID-19 pandemic: 2020 | 2021
Other Web Resources:
- Janssen Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet
- Recipients of the COVID-19 vaccines should sign up for V-safe, the after-vaccination health checker
- Free rides for COVID-19 vaccinations in NE Indiana
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 webpage
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 cases in the United States
- John Hopkins’ COVID-19 Dashboard
- COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program
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