COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expanded to 65+ in Indiana

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Indiana has expanded its eligibility for the coronavirus vaccine. Hoosiers who are 65 years of age or older can now register to get the shot. It was 70+ before Monday. You can sign up by going to or by calling 211. The Indiana Department of Health says nearly 144,000 Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated, and 562,000 have received their first shot.

Governor Eric Holcomb’s new COVID restrictions go into effect today as well. Instead of a specific number of people, events and social gatherings will limit attendance by a percentage. If your county is in red or orange, you can have up to 25% capacity. If you county is in yellow, you can have up to 50% capacity.

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