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A potentially life-saving medication that rapidly reverses opioid overdose is now available to the public 24-7 at the Community Paramedicine Program’s building in downtown … more
The Montgomery County Health Department halted the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for the homebound program after the state put the doses on pause. Homebound residents will … more
GARY, Ind. — Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency Director Shari Harrington was deployed as part of a task force to set up a mass COVID-19 vaccination site in Gary. Harrington … more

Some local businesses began taking down their mask signs Tuesday after the state’s mask order was lifted, leaving the decision in the hands of local communities. Crawfordsville and … more
Kendall Eberly loves basketball, volleyball, tennis and cheerleading. She was looking forward to participating in all of these activities at Fountain Central High School in Veedersburg, Indiana, … more
The Montgomery County Health Department will expand the hours of the county’s COVID-19 vaccination site due to an increase in vaccine allotment, administrator Amber Reed said Friday. The … more
Throughout Indiana, abandoned babies have been found on residential streets, open fields and even in trash cans. This doesn’t have to happen. Franciscan Health Foundation is currently raising … more
Despite the slowing of COVID-19 spread, Montgomery County’s health officer says now is not the time to let the guard down. “The number of cases we’re having right now is still … more

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana residents age 60 to 64 are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, state health officials announced Tuesday in the latest expansion of the state’s vaccine … more
Indiana’s vaccine rollout is rapidly evolving, and advocacy groups are working to make sure people who want the vaccine know how to get it. Indiana is following the Center for Disease … more
If I’ve already had COVID-19 and recovered, do I still need the vaccine? Can I stop wearing a mask or social distancing after I’ve been vaccinated? Experts at the Montgomery County … more
Montgomery County will receive a 100% increase in COVID-19 vaccine allotment next week, health department administrator Amber Reed said Tuesday. The county expects a shipment of 1,000 vaccines on … more
LAFAYETTE — With the nation’s unemployment rate at its highest in nearly half a century, job opportunities in labor-abundant industries — such as retail and dining — are … more

At 91 years old, Norma Miller is eager to feel a sense of relief following her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Miller received her first dose last week, and as a long-time local business owner, … more
The Montgomery County Health Department will open a clinic to administer COVID-19 vaccine to eligible recipients on Monday The health department will open its first vaccination clinic to the … more
LEBANON — An Advance couple claimed the honor of delivering the first baby of the new year at Witham Health Services, Lebanon. Mathieu Alexandre Gohier was born at 3:03 p.m. Friday to … more
Montgomery County heads into the new year following the worst month for coronavirus infections and deaths, as preparations for the first public distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine provide a … more

The Montgomery County Health Department received final approval Thursday to open a COVID-19 vaccination site in the former Save A Lot building. In a special virtual meeting, the Health Board … more
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