Free COVID-19 testing offered by the Allen County Department of Health will move to a new southwest location opening Tuesday, Sept. 28.
We continue to be in the midst of a global pandemic of COVID-19 that has taken more than 600,000 American lives. The vaccination rate for Indiana and Allen County lags behind the national average despite safe and effective vaccines being readily available.
The health department is encouraging eligible youth ages 12 and up to “take the winning shot” and get vaccinated so they don’t have to miss out on activities because of COVID-19.
The health department will begin accepting walk-ins for COVID-19 vaccination appointments Friday, April 30.
To ensure a smooth and convenient experience at their upcoming vaccine appointments, the health department wants to remind everyone to come prepared with required identification and a legal guardian if under age 18.
As eligibility has expanded and people are shopping around to find the soonest vaccine appointment, the Health Department is asking the public take one extra step by cancelling unneeded spots so they can be opened to others.
The Allen County health commissioner urged residents to continue practicing COVID-19 precautions while virus spread and vaccination efforts are ongoing.
The Allen County health commissioner revised and renewed local public health restrictions to help slow any future surges of COVID-19 if the county shifts back into the state’s red advisory level.
The Allen County Department of Health will join the statewide effort vaccinating eligible people against COVID-19 beginning next week at the Memorial Coliseum.
Health officials are urging the community to continue using extreme caution to help slow the spread of COVID-19 as some local public health restrictions are lifted.
The Allen County health commissioner renewed and revised local public health restrictions to go into effect Sunday due to the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases in the community.