Indiana Uses Emergency Alert System For Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Apr 27, 2021

Indiana is using its emergency alert system to urge people to visit its mass COVID-19 vaccination sites.

Hoosiers in central Indiana got the alert on their phones Tuesday that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway vaccine clinic is open to walk-ins through Thursday. And it’s offering both Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

The Indiana Department of Health said it used a similar alert last week for its mass vaccination site in Gary and generated an increase in walk-ins.

The state agency said it made the decision to utilize the public alert system in consultation with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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