Who is Eligible for the Vaccine?
Currently, Hoosier healthcare workers, first responders, and those over 5 years old can schedule an appointment.
How Can I Schedule a Vaccination?
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some facts you should know:
The vaccine has received Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA after completing three phases of testing involving 43,000 participants
The Centers for Disease and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has reviewed the vaccine and recommends its use
The Indiana Department of Health’s external advisory committee of experts has reviewed the clinical trial data and also approves its administration
The vaccine is available at no cost
It is a two-part vaccine, so you must get a second dose after the first dose after 21 days or 28 days, depending on the manufacturer
Please continue to wear a mask, stay physically distant and wash your hands even after being fully vaccinated
Based on clinical trials:
The vaccine is at least 94% effective at preventing COVID-19 for all adults (including 65 and older), genders, and race and ethnicity demographics
Few side effects were reported, but included headache (2%) and fatigue (4%)
Study participants reached full effectiveness seven days after the second dose