Lake County has the most COVID-19 vaccine sites of any of Indiana's 92 counties — a total of 14, including hospitals, health clinics, city health departments, and the county health department site at the fairgrounds.
In a press release Sunday, Dr. Chandana Vavilala, Lake County health officer, said staff is need for sites at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point, as well as at Wicker Memorial Park in Highland.
The fairgrounds site is the eighth COVID-19 vaccine distribution location in Lake County.
Public Health Order 2 was revised Friday to permit Lake County eateries currently offering drive-thru service to remain open between midnight and 5 a.m. to serve only drive-thru customers.
CROWN POINT — Drive-thru COVID-19 testing has again been extended at the Lake County Health Department.
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available Tuesday through Saturday at the Lake County Health Department.
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Originally scheduled to end Saturday, the testing site outside the Lake County Health Department in Crown Point will remain open in the upcoming week.
Lake County's top health official is asking residents remain vigilant during the COVID-19 pandemic amid an increase in local cases.
The testing, conducted outdoors at the health department at 2900 W. 93rd Ave., Crown Point, is free and doesn't require an appointment.
A total of 24 students and one staff member were identified as those who had close contact with the student, according to the letter that was sent on Sunday.
An additional COVID-19 death and about 70 new cases were reported in Northwest Indiana Tuesday, officials said.
Northwest Indiana saw well about 150 new COVID-19 cases, but no new deaths to the virus, on Monday.
Northwest Indiana saw another resident die to COVID-19, and about 50 more confirmed infections as of Wednesday. Statewide, Indiana saw roughly 500 additional cases, and 14 new deaths.
Northwest Indiana saw two more reported deaths to COVID-19, and another 100 additional cases, on Tuesday. This comes as Indiana reported another 850 new cases, and 28 more deaths.
More than 100 new cases were reported in the Region Monday, as Indiana reported nearly 600 additional cases, for a total of more than 81,000.
Northwest Indiana saw over 150 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday, but no new reported deaths.
Health officials reported Thursday two new deaths in Lake County, and more than 150 new cases in the Region overall. This comes as Indiana added over 1,000 new cases, bringing its total to more than 77,000.
Another three people died to COVID-19 in Northwest Indiana as the Region's daily case increase was less than 100 and the state's overall case tally was over 76,000.
Health officials reported three more deaths due to the coronavirus in Northwest Indiana, along with 25 new deaths and over 75,000 new cases statewide.
One new COVID-19 death was reported in Lake County Saturday, and Indiana's statewide case increase was over 1,000, health officials said.
No additional COVID-19 deaths were reported in the Region Friday, but Indiana's statewide case increase was over 1,200, health officials said.
Health officials reported two new deaths related to the coronavirus Thursday in the Region Thursday, as the area saw over 150 new cases and Indiana reported more than 1,000.
The Region saw no new COVID-19-related deaths, and just over 100 new cases of the virus, on Wednesday, health officials said.
Health officials reported two new COVID-19-related deaths in the Region Tuesday, both in Lake County.