Coronavirus(COVID-19)

  INDIANAPOLIS–It may seem like just about everything is shutting down on account of the coronavirus. One thing that isn’t is IndyGo. In a statement issued Tuesday, IndyGo states that it still plans to run service as usual. At Downtown the Carson Transit Center, antibacterial stations have been added for the bus riders. Howver, public […]

INDIANAPOLIS – As Coronavirus continues to spread Indiana’s colleges and universities are making changes to may commencement plans. Find your school’s plans here.

Below are several resources for Indiana residents who may have questions about the Coronavirus or think they need to be screened. Indiana State Department of Health:   General questions or healthcare provider inquiries about Coronavirus (COVID-19) may be directed to the 24/7 ISDH Call Center at  877-826-0011 or email epiresource@isdh.in.gov. Virtual Doctors: Several doctors offices are offering […]

Today the state of Indiana confirmed the state’s second coronavirus-related death. The patient is a Johnson County adult over the age of 60 who had been hospitalized. There are now 30 confirmed cases of coronavirus state wide. The new cases involve residents of Lake (2), Franklin (2), and Marion (2) counties. The Indiana State Department […]

Mayor Joe Hogsett and Dr. Virginia Caine of the Marion County Public Health Department issued a series of orders for Marion County prohibiting all public gatherings of 50 or more people; closing Indianapolis bars and nightclubs that do not serve food, as well as movie theaters, entertainment venues, gyms, and fitness facilities. In alignment with […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Over 1,200 people have already signed up for a ‘virtual tip jar’ list launched on Monday to help Indianapolis service workers that are out of a job for the next couple of weeks. Jeb Banner, the founder and CEO of an Indianapolis-based nonprofit called “Boardable,” started the “Indy Service Workers Venmo List” on Monday after Gov. Eric […]

  Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness announced a local disaster emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “As more information comes available, it’s important that we continue to further reinforce the recommendations I’ve shared before,” stated Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness. “By declaring a local disaster emergency, I’m able to implement a travel advisory watch for the […]

As many people are trying to stay safe during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) and several other community groups are going the extra mile by making sure the community has access to free food. IPS Food Services Starting now until April 3, 2020, IPS will provide breakfast and lunch to all students […]

BLOOMINGTGON — Indiana University is transitioning to virtual learning for the remainder of the spring semester, the institution announced on Sunday. In order to smoothly transition to online instruction only, IU reported that spring break will be extended to March 14 through March 29. Remote classes will begin on Monday, March 30. IU Bloomington will […]

As a handful of states have ordered bars and in-restaurant dining be shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic, a number of America’s largest restaurant chains are following suit. Several restaurant chains have announced that they will close their dining rooms and only accept take out or deliver orders until further notice. See below for a […]

The community has a lot of questions and concerns about food and meals as township schools have closed.  A list of schools that are closed are listed at Marion County Closes Schools Due To Coronavirus.  But of these closings, are meals still being offered?  According to RTV6, yes.  On Friday, IPS communications manager, Carrie Black, told […]

Marion County Public Health Department Director Dr. Virginia Caine MD answers your questions about Coronavirus on a Special Edition of Open Lines hosted by Radio One’s Cameron Ridle, Ebony Chappel and Tina Cosby.     Coronavirus in Indiana As of March 18 – Indiana has 39 confirmed cases of Coronavirus. The Indiana State Department of […]