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All Hoosiers Age 70 and Above Can Now Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

The Hoosier State has moved into Phase 1b of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, allowing Indiana residents aged 70-years-old and above to register to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Posted: Jan 13, 2021 9:48 AM
Updated: Jan 13, 2021 10:33 AM

The Indiana State Department of Health announced Wednesday that registration to receive the COVID-19 vaccine was now available to Hoosiers age 70-years-old and above.

This comes as the next stage of Phase 1b of Indiana's vaccination plan, which initially began by allowing Hoosiers age 80 and up to schedule their vaccination appointments.

As a three-step phase, Phase 1b will expand once more in the coming days, to allow all Hoosiers age 60 and up to schedule their appointments.

Vaccine distribution began throughout the state in mid-December under Phase 1a of Indiana's plan, which allowed all frontline healthcare workers to receive the vaccine. 

Any individual currently eligible to receive the vaccine under the state's current or previous distribution phases can register online to receive the COVID-19 vaccine from any of the vaccination sites throughout the state. Click here to make a vaccination appointment online.

If you have difficulty registering online or if you know someone eligible to get vaccinated who doesn’t have access to a computer, you're asked to dial 211 from any phone for more help.

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