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INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box will host a virtual media briefing to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana at 2:30 this afternoon. You can watch the livestream here.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box will host a virtual media briefing to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana at 2:30 this afternoon. Watch it live here.

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Inclement weather across the United States has impacted the delivery of vaccines to states. Local health officers have their fingers crossed vaccines will arrive in the nick of time.

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GOSHEN — While Elkhart County’s COVID-19 positivity rate has been dropping in recent weeks, K-12 school-sponsored events and extracurricular activities in the county will not be seeing any changes to their current virus mitigation policies, at least for the time being.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box will host a virtual media briefing to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana at 2:30 this afternoon. You can watch that briefing here.

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GOSHEN — While keeping COVID-19 restrictions in place until at least 70% of the adult population has been vaccinated is the general goal of the local medical community, Elkhart County Health Officer Bethany Wait noted Friday that it’s possible the county’s restrictions could be lifted prior …

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INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box will host a virtual media briefing to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana at 2:30 this afternoon. Watch it here.

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State officials will continue to prioritize elderly Hoosiers and those with comorbidities for the COVID-19 vaccine, as announced in the weekly press conference.

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Up until recently, Elkhart County had three locations to get vaccines: the health department, Goshen Hospital and Elkhart General Hospital. Recently, two more were added: Maple City Health/Vista in Goshen and Heart City Health in Elkhart.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box will host a virtual media briefing to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana at 2:30 this afternoon. View the briefing here.

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Elkhart, Noble, LaGrange, Kosciusko, St. Joseph and Marshall counties are all now at level orange on the Indiana Department of Health’s metrics map.

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The Elkhart County Health Department recently received permission from the Indiana Department of Health to have a mobile vaccination clinic. The first one is Saturday.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box will host a virtual media briefing to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana at 2:30 this afternoon. You can watch that update live here.

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ELKHART — Dr. Michelle Bache, vice president of medical affairs for Elkhart General Hospital, said in a recorded interview Friday that COVID-19 rates have dropped significantly at EGH, about 60%, since November.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that a new strain of the virus that causes COVID-19 has been identified in Indiana.

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INDIANAPOLIS — High interest in COVID-19 vaccines has caused slowdowns to the state’s vaccine registration site and 211 system, but both systems are working, according to information provided by the Indiana State Department of Health.

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INDIANAPOLIS — State officials announced Wednesday that vaccine allocation would prioritize those most at risk for hospitalization and death from COVID-19, starting with those ages 80 and older.

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GOSHEN — At the beginning of 2020, Shirley Myers was excited to join a new euchre group at Courtyard Healthcare Center of Goshen. But then COVID-19 sent Courtyard and other long-term care facilities into lockdown.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Some Hoosiers could expect to see the benefits of the latest stimulus package as soon as next week, when stimulus checks may appear in bank accounts.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box will host a virtual media briefing to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana at 2:30 this afternoon. Watch here.

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GOSHEN — In the first two days, Goshen Health administered the COVID-19 vaccination to 561 people, with another 222 scheduled to be completed today. Plus, the organization has already received its second shipment of the vaccine.

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Editor's note: Since this story was published, the event's title, originally supplied to The Goshen News by an organizer as "Stop The Mask Rally in Elkhart County" is now "Stop the Mask Mandate Rally." The article and headline have been changed to reflect this.

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GOSHEN — The Elkhart County Health Department will begin educating businesses and entities today about compliance with the countywide COVID-19 mitigation ordinance passed Nov. 30.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box will host a virtual media briefing to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana at 2:30 this afternoon. You can watch the briefing here, with the livestream going active at 2:15 p.m.

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ELKHART — On Monday night, the Elkhart City Council adopted an ordinance that will allow them to enact fines on businesses and entities that fail to follow the COVID mandates issued by the Elkhart County Health Department and commissioners in November. 

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GOSHEN — While the city’s COVID-19 health fine ordinance may be stuck in limbo, Goshen’s mayor says plans are already in the works for moving forward with a focused education initiative aimed at improving local business compliance with county COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

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GOSHEN — City officials Thursday announced that due to a mix-up connected to a rarely used state statute, the ordinance voted on by Goshen City Council members Monday authorizing use of city staff to help enforce the county’s COVID-19 health fine law was not formally adopted as originally thought.

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MISHAWAKA — St. Joseph Health System, in coordination with Beacon Health System, Goshen Health System and Eli Lilly and Co., has opened the Northern Indiana COVID Infusion Center for COVID therapies. Initially, the infusion center is offering the therapy bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) 700 mg, and …

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INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box will host a virtual media briefing at 2:30 this afternoon to provide updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Indiana.

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