COVID-19 test

Justin Hicks / IPB News

 

State Health Commissioner Kris Box has for weeks been urging people in high-risk populations – those 65 and older or with underlying health conditions – to get tested for COVID-19.

But Box also says that guidance doesn’t necessarily apply to everyone in those groups.

Darian Benson / Side Effects Public Media

 

African-Americans across the country are dying from the new coronavirus at a much higher rate than whites. Experts have a lot of explanations, but they also say more data is needed. In Indianapolis, a new no-cost testing program hopes to increase COVID-19 testing in African-American communities.

(Map provided by Governor Holcomb's office)

 

Indiana officials announced a partnership Tuesday that will dramatically expand the state’s COVID-19 testing capacity.