Hoosier received free COVID-19 vaccines at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS –  The Indiana Department of Health announced Sunday that nearly 8,200 people have received a free COVID-19 vaccine in the first two days of a four-day clinic at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including more than 4,100 who were vaccinated on Saturday.

The clinic continues through Monday. All appointments are booked.

As of Sunday, 1,127,721 first doses of vaccine have been administered in Indiana, and 696,457 individuals are fully vaccinated.

Additional mass vaccination clinics are planned March 12-13 at Ivy Tech Community College in Sellersburg and March 26-27 at the University of Notre Dame.

A clinic also is being planned in Gary for the weekend of March 20. Details will be announced when they are finalized.

Hoosiers age 50 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents, and first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

To schedule, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.