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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
During a year when routines were upended by a pandemic, people recovering from substance use disorders have found refuge at the Recovery Rec Center. The center, which opened in 2018 as a way for … more
Montgomery County moved into the red zone for COVID-19 infections as expected Wednesday, bringing new state-mandated restrictions on social gatherings for the rest of the holiday season. The … more
Montgomery County is expected to move into the red zone today on the state’s color-coded COVID-19 map and will remain at the highest risk level over the holidays, the county’s health … more
ATTICA — Fountain & Warren County’s chief physician could be removed from his role as spokesperson for the bi-county health department over his statements about a lack of compliance … more

Testing Site Opens [Photo gallery]
The Montgomery County Health Department announced plans for two new COVID-19 testing sites, including one location that will launch operations next week. Beginning Tuesday, drive-through testing … more
Montgomery County’s chief doctor on Friday pleaded for families to change their Thanksgiving plans, echoing the calls from other public health experts amid the surge of … more
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s governor announced Wednesday that some coronavirus restrictions are being reinstated after several weeks of sharp increases in COVID-19 hospitalizations and … more
The Montgomery County Harm Reduction Coalition will be host its biannual Prescription Drug Takeback Program on Saturday. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Montgomery County … more

Do you have type 2 diabetes? Would you like to learn more about your disease and how to live well reducing your health risks? If so, Purdue Extension has a program for you. The Purdue … more
Students participating in the hybrid attendance model at Crawfordsville Schools will return to full in-person instruction beginning Sept. 28. The district’s school board approved the … more
The Montgomery County Health Department announced on social media over the weekend that a cluster of COVID-19 cases has been confirmed at a Crawfordsville assisted living facility. A total of 17 … more
LINDEN — North Montgomery Superintendent Dr. Colleen Moran announced Wednesday that the district has experienced its first positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases of the school year. A staff … more
  When the coronavirus hit this spring, Maddy Edmiston tackled a new challenge in her recovery from substance use disorder: the isolation of stay-at-home orders. The extra free time … more

With her fingers sprinkled in flour, Hannah Thompson shoveled a bowl of sliced apples into a pie crust. “I actually like to put a little cinanamon on top,” she said, reaching for the … more
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