The Hendricks County Health Department reports that healthcare personnel, first responders, and individuals aged 70 and over are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as of early January.
You can register to receive the vaccine by visiting ourshot.in.gov or by calling 211.
Who is eligible to receive the vaccine?
As of January 2021, individuals in these groups can receive the vaccine in Hendricks County:
- Healthcare personnel
- First responders
- Law enforcement
- Fire departments
- Emergency medical services agencies
- Department of Correction
- Coroners and funeral directors who have contact with infectious material
- Residents at long term care facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential care facilities, and group homes
Individuals age 70 and older are also eligible to receive the vaccine.
When will others be eligible to receive the vaccine?
There is not currently a timeline for when vaccines will become readily available for everyone who wants one. In the meantime, the Hendricks County Health Department recommends preventative measures including social distancing, regularly washing your hands, and wearing a mask when social distancing is not possible.
If you would like to learn more about the vaccine, click here. If you have additional questions, contact the Hendricks County Health Department’s COVID line at 317-745-9368.