FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The COVID-19 vaccine is now slowly but surely being distributed throughout Indiana, with the focus on healthcare workers with direct patient contact and long-term care residents.
The vaccine is now available to individuals age 80 and older, as well as to licensed and unlicensed healthcare workers and first responders who have face-to-face interactions with patients or infectious material or work in a public-facing position that requires in-person contact.
Click here for the full list of eligible individuals.
Currently, the state has received more than 300,000 doses of vaccine, and more than 128,000 vaccines have been administered through Jan. 6.
The state will continue to expand groups based on vaccine availability, and local health departments are gearing up to start vaccination efforts to the next eligible groups when details are announced.
Additional Resources from the Allen County Department of Health: