COVID-19 update and COVID-19 vaccine updates from the Indiana State Department of Health:
June 8, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts
Indianapolis, Indiana (June 8, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 302 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 747,447 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
To date, 13,278 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 10 from the previous day. Another 418 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
A total of 3,527,622 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,525,889 on Monday. A total of 10,572,711 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 5,297,222 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,694,918 first doses and 2,602,304 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.
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 planned on the following schedule:
June 9-12, 2021 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
- La Porte County:
Pentecostal Temple Church of God and Christ
2722 Wabash St., Michigan City, IN 46360
- Howard County:
Second Missionary Baptist Church
819 N. Apperson Way, Kokomo, IN 46901
June 9-11, 2021 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
717 W. 21st St., Connersville, IN 47331
June 9-12, 2021 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
- Madison County:
815 E. 60th St., Anderson, IN 46013
June 10 and 11, 2021 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
- Kosciusko County:
Center Lake Pavilion
119 E. Canal St., Warsaw, IN 46580
- Elkhart County:
Goshen High School
401 Lincolnway East, Goshen, IN 46526
June 11-12, 2021 (4 p.m. to 10 p.m.):
- Harrison County:
Harrison County Fair
341 S. Capitol Ave., Corydon, IN 47112
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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