Coronavirus

INDIANAPOLIS — Easter Sunday will be a difficult day for many who are used to attending church services. But with COVID-19 still very much a threat, Governor Eric Holcomb hopes to see inside Easter services limited to online. The Governor and State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D. issued guidance Thursday for places of worship in […]

INDIANAPOLIS— Car crashes have dropped 27% in Indianapolis as fewer drivers hit the road amid COVID-19 restrictions, according to data obtained by Call 6 Investigates. In March 2019, Indianapolis Metro Police received 2,156 total crash reports including 489 injuries and 8 fatalities. Fewer drivers on the roads means fewer collisions In March 2020, IMPD reported […]

INDIANAPOLIS — One employee has died and 57 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Indianapolis Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, according to the VA press secretary. All employees who have tested positive for the virus are in isolation to help prevent spreading the virus to patients and other staff members, VA […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health revealed Wednesday that at least 31 people have died at 12 Indiana long term care facilities from COVID-19, including nursing homes in Madison and Johnson counties. These deaths account for 15% of all COVID-19 deaths in our state, said ISDH Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box. Box announced […]

INDIANAPOLIS — With school buildings closed through the end of the current semester, IPS begins its Home Learning Plan on Thursday. The district shut down in mid-March, but the closure was followed by a two week spring break. Now it’s back to the books, or in this case, laptops, pencil and paper. Superintendent Aleesia Johnson […]

INDIANAPOLIS — In response to the COVID-19 epidemic, Eli Lilly and company introduced a new saving program Tuesday that will allow anyone with commercial or no insurance to get discounted insulin. The Lilly Insulin Value program will fill your monthly prescription of Lilly insulin for just $35. The program begins Tuesday and covers most Lilly […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Now that many of us are spending more time at home on the computer surfing the internet, you can’t get far before seeing something about the coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now warning about fake claims or cures that can protect you against COVID-19. Eric Smart, a pharmaceutical expert, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Officials at IU Health have committed to share weekly updates about the fight against COVID-19 in order to give the public a transparent look at the health system’s battle. “We are not complacent about our supplies. We are planning for the surge to be even greater than expected, we are looking for alternate […]

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez considers himself fortunate. Although he tested positive for coronavirus, his case was relatively mild. Last week, he received good news that he is no longer positive for COVID-19. Soon after testing negative for the virus, he donated plasma in hopes that it can be used by a critically ill coronavirus patient. […]

SNL’s Michael Che said in an Instagram post on Monday that his grandmother had died of COVID-19. “im doing ok, considering,” Che wrote in a post entitled “open letter, by michael che.” “im obviously very hurt and angry that she had to go through all that pain alone. but im also happy that shes not […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis pastor is working to make sure the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t ruin his Easter Sunday plans for his congregation. New Beginnings Fellowship Pastor James Jackson is working to make sure this Easter Sunday is unforgettable. “We usually call it our Super Bowl Sunday,” Jackson said. “That is our Super Bowl Sunday.” He […]

INDIANAPOLIS — BP gas stations have joined the growing list of businesses and large corporations offering discounts to those working in the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout the month of April, BP and Amoco will offer a 50 cent per gallon discount on gasoline to first responders, nurses and hospital workers. To receive the discount, […]