COVID-19 vaccine

Purdue University announced on Thursday that it will enter students into a lottery for free tuition if they can provide documentation proving that they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19. 

As Indiana colleges and universities weigh requiring vaccines on their campuses this fall, Attorney General Todd Rokita released an advisory opinion on the policies implemented at Indiana University and Purdue University. 

As vaccine rollout continues, some researchers say the country has hit a plateau in the number of people being vaccinated. Finding time off work to get vaccinated can be a barrier for many. 


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The University of Notre Dame will require all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the fall semester. 

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Gov. Eric Holcomb isn’t a fan of the state using monetary incentives to push more people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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More than 2 million Hoosiers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a little more than four months into the state’s rollout. The Indiana Department of Health announced the milestone Wednesday.

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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.

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Indiana House lawmakers debated a ban on so-called COVID-19 vaccine passports Monday.

Purdue opened its long-awaited vaccine clinic on Tuesday targeted at vaccinating its student population. 

  

Purdue University announced Tuesday it plans to open a COVID-19 vaccine clinic sometime in the next week. 

  

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More than 1 million Hoosiers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, three months into the state’s rollout. The Indiana Department of Health announced the milestone Thursday.

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Hoosiers 40 and older can now register for appointments to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the Indiana Department of Health announced Saturday. 

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Indiana K-12 teachers, school staff and child care workers can get the COVID-19 vaccine at any site in the state, starting Monday.

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Hoosier K-12 teachers and child care workers can now get the COVID-19 vaccine through a federal program, outside of the state’s plan.

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Hoosiers 55 and older can now register for appointments to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The Indiana Department of Health announced the expansion Tuesday.

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