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Indiana Lowers Vaccine Age Eligibility To 50; Options For Teachers As Well

Indiana Dept. of Health

NEW: Gov. Eric Holcomb just announced Indiana has lowered the age eligibility threshold for getting the COVID-19 vaccine to age 50 as of today. 

Hoosiers can visit and select a location from one of nearly 400 clinics around the state.

Holcomb announces he is getting his vaccination this Friday. Holcomb also says that based on an announcement from the Biden administration, teachers will be able to get vaccinated through the federal pharmacy program.

Vaccination clinics that are part of the federal vaccine program, including those at Meijer and Kroger, appear on the clinic map at are scheduled through those retailers’ platforms, not through the state centralized system.

Credit Indiana Dept. of Health
The latest county-by-county COVID-19 color coded map for Indiana released as of March 3, 2021.


The latest map that tracks the spread of COVID-19 in Indiana shows ongoing improvement. More counties are in blue (the color indicating the least virus transmission) and the rest of Indiana's counties are in yellow. No counties are in orange or red this week. 

In the WVPE listening area the following counties are in blue: LaPorte, LaGrange, Marshall, Kosciusko and Pulaski.

Counties in the listening area that are in yellow include: St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke and Fulton.

Check back for updates as Gov. Holcomb holds his weekly COVID-19 briefing today at 2:30pm. 

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