Health Department updates statewide COVID-19 case counts

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 5,027 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That…

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IU Health Foundation and Lawrence County Economic Growth Council seek $75,000 for Community Impact Investment Fund from Lawrence County Council

LAWRENCE CO. – The Lawrence County County Economic Growth Council and Workforce Coalition members Shance Sizemore and Joe Timbrook along with Shawna Girgis IU Health…

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IU Health Bedford offering Sunday hours at Walk In Clinic

BEDFORD – Due to an increase of illnesses in the area, IU Health Bedford Walk-In Clinic is offering special extended hours on Sunday, August 29th…

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Expert: What FDA approval means for COVID-19 vaccines

WEST LAFAYETTE – The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech has now received full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for those 16…

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Purdue’s Regenstrief Center and IU Health to lead fight against opioids in two Indiana communities

WEST LAFAYETTE – The isolation and stress of the COVID-19 pandemic have made the opioids epidemic in rural America even worse. In response, a team…

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Is your stress causing you to pick up another pack?

BLOOMINGTON – Smokers may feel like cigarettes relieve stress, yet it will not help in the long run. That momentary release actually can lead to increased…

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Vaccination clinic at Ivy Tech incentivizes students, employees

BLOOMINGTON — Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus, in partnership with Monroe County Public Health, is hosting a vaccination clinic on Thursday, Aug. 26 from…

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FDA today approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

UNDATED – Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Barr-Reeve Middle/High School today

MONTGOMERY – The Daviess County Health Department and Barr-Reeve Community Schools will hold a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic for anyone 12 years of age or…

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President Biden announces all nursing home staff will be required to get the vaccine

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden announced last week all nursing home staff will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The new mandate could take…

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