COVID-19 Vaccinations

  INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Senate has endorsed a bill allowing administrative steps sought by Gov. Eric Holcomb that could result in the nearly two-year-old statewide COVID-19 public health emergency declaration ending later this week. Senators voted 32-18 on Tuesday in favor of the proposal that doesn’t include provisions pushed by Republican House members that […]

Kroger is offering $1 million dollars in checks and free groceries to motivate more people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. It’s all part of the #CommunityImmunity Giveaway. Winners will be selected weekly. Kroger Health started the giveaway to support the Biden administration’s national effort to get at least 70% of U.S. adults to receive their […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University Health has announced it will require all team members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by September 1. In a statement released on Tuesday, IU Health said they are committed to providing a safe place to work and receive care. By keeping their commitment, they are requiring all team members to be […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Nineteen Republican lawmakers are urging Gov. Eric Holcomb to block Indiana University from requiring students, staff and faculty to get a COVID-19 vaccine before classes resume this fall. “We urge you to use your authority to prohibit state universities from mandating vaccines that do not have full FDA approval,” the House members said […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The recent mandate will impact all IU campuses, and those who do not wish to comply will need to look for a new place of higher education, or a new job. Many students have left campus for the summer, but some graduate students at IUPUI weighed in on the announcement. “It’s wonderful and […]

INDIANAPOLIS — More than half the adults in the United States have gotten at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine. As companies begin to think about bringing their employees back into the office, some are realizing vaccinations are a part of that. A staple in Indianapolis for 116 years, Brian Shapiro is incentivizing his […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A new vaccine clinic is now open in one of the areas some people said needed it most, the northeast side of Indianapolis. The Marion County Health Department opened the clinic near 33rd Street and Post Road on Wednesday. The goal is to increase accessibility to the vaccine in that part of Indianapolis. […]

CARMEL — People can register to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up vaccination clinic in Carmel. The Hamilton County Health Department, the City of Carmel and Trinity Free Clinic will host the clinic from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the Jill Perelman Pavilion at West Park located at 2700 West 116th Street. Read more […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts and Meijer will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Lucas Oil Stadium in late April, the team announced Friday. The free clinic will be available to Indiana residents 18 years and older on April 23-24. The first dose of the Moderna vaccine will be administered at the stadium. Second doses […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Another mass vaccination clinic begins Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The clinic will be open from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and provide the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine Thursday-Saturday, April 13-18 and April 24-30. All appointment slots are filled for the first round of clinics and most are unavailable for the second, but people […]

  INDIANAPOLIS — The vaccine is now available to all Hoosiers 16 and older. WRTV spoke with Morgan Polizzi who said she’s been pretty cautious since the pandemic began. She said she’s both excited and surprised the vaccine is eligible to her and her peers so soon. Wednesday is her 26th birthday and she said this is […]

  The U.S. is getting closer to another coronavirus vaccine milestone. The CDC says nearly 148-million shots have been administered across the country. And with a seven-day average of roughly two-point-eight-million doses per day, that number could surpass 150-million on Wednesday. More than 16 percent of Americans have been fully vaccinated against the virus, while […]