INDIANAPOLIS — The recent surge of COVID cases in Indianapolis because of the omicron variant has health experts in Marion County looking to ramp up efforts to get people tested and even vaccinated. “We are going to open up a new site for testing some time next week,” said Marion County health director Dr. Virginia […]

(FISHERS, Ind.) – Students and teachers in Fishers will get top priority for COVID testing. The Fishers Health Department is expanding its testing hours by 19 1/2 hours a week, setting aside additional time before and after its regular hours for students, teachers and staff at the Hamilton Southeastern Schools and at private schools in […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Marion County Public Health Department will give out free COVID vaccines and rapid testing on Monday, Jan. 10 on Monument Circle. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the north side of Washington Street between Pennsylvania and Meridian Streets. It is open to everyone, not just CFP ticket holders. The clinic […]

STATEHOUSE — A bill to place restrictions on what business owners can do when it comes to requiring COVID shots for their workers has advanced out of a House committee and will now be considered by the full Indiana House. The bill moved forward with some amendments added to it. It would still require business […]

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — It was one week ago when Indiana health officials called on the federal government to send more rapid COVID-19 tests to Indiana. As of Wednesday, there’s no word on how soon that will happen. Because of a national shortage of rapid tests, the state is only guaranteed to receive about 11,000 per […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health will offer the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine booster shot to Hoosiers ages 12 to 15. The booster will able available to those children who received a second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at least five months ago. The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine approved for people younger than 18. […]

(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its recommendations for the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine booster on Wednesday to include children as young as 12, at least five months after they finish the primary vaccine series. On Monday, the FDA expanded the emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine boosters to children […]

INDIANAPOLIS — As COVID-19 continues to surge, Indianapolis Public Schools is offering an immunization clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Arsenal Tech High School. The clinic will be limited to students from noon to 2 p.m. Other families, students, and staff may attend from 2:45 to 7 p.m. The clinic will offer first and second doses […]

STATE WIDE–If you want to get a rapid COVID test at one of the state-run testing sites you must now be 18 and under and symptomatic, or 50 and older. Those changes were announced Tuesday, due to the shortage of rapid tests that has caused problems around the country. That applies to tests and both […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Leaders at Indiana University Health on Tuesday said they are continuing to deal with a surge in coronavirus patients at the network’s 16 hospitals across the state. As of 12 p.m. Tuesday, there were more than 550 coronavirus patients at IU Health hospitals, according to Dr. Chris Weaver, Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical […]