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STATE VACCINE PLAN: Who will be first in the state when COVID-19 vaccines are available?

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Posted at 5:38 PM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 17:50:42-04

INDIANAPOLIS – The first group of Hoosiers to get a COVID-19 vaccine will be health care workers who may have direct contact with infected people, according to the Indiana State Department of Health’s COVID-19 vaccination plan..

The 75-page plan details what happens when a vaccine is approved and distributed to state officials. It details what groups will get it in which phases, storage, transportation, reporting, dosage reminders and regulations.

With limited supplies in the first phase, first priority will go to health care workers, followed by people at high risk of illness, such as people aged 65 or older.

In phase two, a larger number of doses will be available. In that phase, the remainder of phase one populations, then critical populations will get the vaccine. After that, the general population will receive the vaccine. In phase two, the vaccine will be distributed in doctor’s offices and public health venues.

Click here to read the full plan, or scroll below: