INDIANAPOLIS — Starting Monday, Eli Lilly will offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing for Indianapolis healthcare workers. Only active healthcare workers are able to get tested at its Indianapolis headquarters, according to a press release from Eli Lilly. A physician’s order is required for the healthcare workers to get tested. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and allied health care […]

According to Sen. Rand Paul, has tested positive for coronavirus. This makes him the first known U.S. senator to test positive. “Senator Rand Paul has tested positive for COVID-19. He is feeling fine and is in quarantine,” Paul’s office wrote on twitter. “He is asymptomatic and was tested out of an abundance of caution […]

On the March 22 episode of Open Lines, hosted by Radio One’s Ebony Chappel, Cameron Ridle and Tina Cosby, Marie Mackintosh of Employ Indy spoke about thousands of jobs available right now to Indianapolis workers whose finances and employment may have been affected due to widespread COVID19 closures and layoffs. Also, area community service providers […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported 47 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, bringing the total to 126 Hoosiers who have been diagnosed with the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. According to the health department, 22 of the people diagnosed live in Marion County. READ MORE HERE.

The Monroe County Health Department announced today that a student that attends Indiana University Bloomington tested positive for COVID-19. The student, who lived off campus, went to the Indiana University Health Center on March 13th with a flu-like illness.  The student was tested for COVID-19 and told to isolate while waiting for the results.  Those […]

On Friday, The Indianapolis State Health Department announced a third Indiana resident died due to COVID-19. The health department states the patient was an adult resident of Marion County over the age 60 who had been hospitalized. On Friday, the health department also reported 23 addtional new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 79 […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University Health will begin testing for the virus that causes COVID-19 using its pathology laboratory, the hospital announced Friday. Testing priority is currently given to high-risk, seriously ill patients and health care workers who may have been exposed to the virus. “The COVID-19 crisis continues to impact our communities in Indiana and […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis air traffic control supervisor tested positive for the coronavirus this week, leading to cleaning at the Indianapolis Air Route Traffic Control Center. The work areas were vacated Thursday night, the FAA said. Any flights usually handled by the Indianapolis center were rerouted “as part of a longstanding contingency plan to ensure […]

(Indianapolis, IN…March 20, 2020) –The scope and far-reaching impact of the national emergency now underway is unprecedented. It has become clear that if we are to keep our communities intact, we must all pitch in to do our part to help those in need. That’s why the Indianapolis stations of Radio One (an Urban One, […]

  Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thusday the “checks in the mail” and would be direct deposited into people’s accounts. The payments would break down to $1000 per adult and $500 per child,  meaning a family of four ( two parents and two children) would receive $3000. There would be another $3000 payment six weeks […]

Here are a list of resources that can help you during the Coronavirus in Indiana. Child Care Families who need help finding or paying for care can contact Brighter Futures Indiana at 800-299-1627 to speak to a referral specialist. Every community has a child care resource and referral agency that can also connect parents with local child […]

Gov. Holcomb announced Thursday afternoon that all Indiana schools will remain closed until May 1, 2020. See Also: Organizations Offering Free Food Resources During Coronavirus Pandemic Non-public schools are ordered closed as well. This date may be revised to extend through the end of the 2019-2020 school year if circumstances warrant. See Also: If You Have Questions […]