Ken Hartman

Economic Success Study: Indiana is ‘Generally Sicker’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the dean of the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI says Indiana’s economic success has a direct correlation to the health of Hoosiers, and both need help. Calling it “chronically underfunded and undervalued,” Professor Paul Halverson says Indiana must commit more resources to public health to…

Three-Point Shooting Leads Frankfort Past Rossville

Jordan Frazier and Jessie Ramos scored 11 points apiece to lead Frankfort to a 54-51 non-conference girls’ basketball victory over Rossville Tuesday night. The Hot Dogs were able to comeback from an early deficit thanks to some three-point shooting as they were 11 of 21 from long range. Madison Miller led Rossville with a game-high…

State Health Says 3,686 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health Wednesday announced that 3,686 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 574,119 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. A total of 8,790 Hoosiers are confirmed to…

Hoosiers 70 and Older Are Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

Hoosiers age 70 and older can now begin scheduling appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments can be scheduled by visiting https://ourshot.in.gov. Those needing assistance with registration can call 211 or one of Indiana’s Area Agencies on Aging. A caregiver or loved one also may make an appointment on behalf of an eligible senior. More information will be…

First Round of COVID-19 Vaccines Given Tuesday Morning

The Clinton County Health Department, along with staff from Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition and some very welcomed volunteers, began the process Tuesday morning of giving individuals their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. “We have 150 doses for this week,” said Health Department Director Rodney Wann. “We were told initially we had 100…

Indy Preparing for College Football Championship

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the ball has officially been passed to Indianapolis as the city prepares to host the 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium. During a virtual “hand off” ceremony, Indy CFP Host Committee Board Chair Mark Howell said the event could generate $150 million in economic…

Frankfort Library Requiring Face Coverings At All Times

The Indiana Department of Health established a color code for Indiana, giving a visual representation of COVID-19 metrics on a county-by-county basis.  The highest or worst level is Red.  Red means county has a very high positivity and community spread rate. The local health department recently posted this message on their Facebook page.  “Clinton County…

State Health Says 3,191 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health Tuesday announced that 3,191 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 570,477 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. A total of 8,731 Hoosiers are confirmed to…