August 19, 2021 Update from Indiana Department of Health

Last Updated on August 19, 2021 by Indiana Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 3,713 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 813,046 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 13,783 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 15 from Wednesday. Another 431 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 3,785,916 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,775,090 on Wednesday. A total of 11,762,631 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Hoosiers age 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.

Mobile vaccination clinics are planned on the following schedule:

Today, 8 a.m. to noon:
Colts Training Camp
19000 Grand Park Blvd., Westfield, IN

Today, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.:
Excel Center-Shadeland
2525 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis, 46219

Excel Center-Lafayette
615 N. 18th St., Lafayette, IN 47904

Excel Center-Richmond
1215 South J. St., Richmond, IN 47374

Excel Center-University Heights
4200 S. East St., Suite 7, Indianapolis, IN 46227

Today, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.:
Statehouse Market
430 Robert D. Orr Plaza, Indianapolis, 46204

Today, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.:
Patriot Land Development
2602 North Dr., Patriot, IN 47038

Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.:
Carrier
7310 W. Morris St., Indianapolis, IN 46231

Friday, 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.:
Mooresville High School
550 N. Indiana St., Mooresville, IN 46158

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.:
Annual American Indian Council Pow Wow
Boone County Fairgrounds
1300 E. 100 South, Lebanon, IN 46052

In addition, free COVID-19 testing and vaccinations will be offered at the following locations from noon to 8 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

Friday:
Walmart
735 N. Gospel St., Paoli, IN 47454

Country Market
301 3rd St., Covington, IN 47932

Clark Pleasant Community School Corp.
50 Center St., Whiteland, IN 46184

Friday-Saturday:
Shenandoah Elementary School
5256 N. Raider Rd., Middletown, IN 47356

Knox County Library
502 N. 7th St., Vincennes, IN 47591

Elberfeld Fire Department
25 E. Front St., Elberfeld, IN 47613

Miami County Fairgrounds
1029 W. 200 North, Peru, IN 46970

Saturday:
First Assembly of God
2601 27th St., Bedford, IN 47421

Park in Flora
102 N. S. 4th St., Flora, IN 46929

Patients with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free Uber or Lyft ride. Call 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966 to receive a voucher to cover the cost of an Uber ride to and from your vaccination appointments. IU Health offers free Lyft rides to any vaccine site in the state. Call 1.888.IUHEALTH (888-484-3258) and choose option 9 if you need transportation to your vaccine appointment.

As of today, a total of 6,082,214 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 3,049,924 first doses and 3,032,290 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Health