INDIANAPOLIS — A COVID-19 data expert says the best way to keep the virus out of schools this fall is for children to get vaccinated. Dr. Brian Dixon is the director of public health informatics at the Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis, which helps advise state health officials. “I think what we will see in the […]

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Dr. Virginia Caine gave an update Wednesday on Marion County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “At our last update we mentioned a flattening of the increase in positivity,” Hogsett said. “While a small increase has cropped up since that time, again there has been no dramatic surge.” Hogsett used the […]

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 […]

You are still required to wear a face mask at some places.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health announced Tuesday it will notify all vaccination clinics in the state to pause use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called for an additional review of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine’s […]

GREENWOOD — As Indiana’s statewide mask mandate turns into an advisory on Tuesday, April 6, it leaves many local cities and counties to decide what they’re going to do to protect people from COVID-19. In Johnson County, they will be sticking with Gov. Holcomb’s latest orders and not implementing any greater restrictions. Starting Tuesday, there […]

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 – St. Elmo’s restaurant in downtown Indy is closing for cleaning after multiple employees tested positive for COVID-19. The restaurant issued a statement Saturday evening saying they learned nine employees had tested positive for the virus. “Out of an abundance of caution, St. Elmo’s has made the decision to close the establishment and […]

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 […]

Indiana college students can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

INDIANAPOLIS — Two downtown establishments received notices of violation last weekend from the Marion County Department of Public Health. The Patron Saint and Tiki Bob’s, both located in the 200 block of South Meridian Street, were cited, according to Aliya Wishner, a spokesperson for the health department. “Both were very cooperative in correcting issues, including […]