COVID-19

eligibility

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR AN APPOINTMENT AT A VACCINATION SITE!

VACCINE DISTRIBUTION UPDATE:

Individuals 50 years of age and older and live in Indiana with proof of residency are eligible to receive the vaccine, regardless of underlying conditions.

Proof of residency can include: valid driver’s license, property tax receipt, posted mail with name on it, utility bill, lease agreement, insurance card, voter registration card, college enrollment papers, South Bend ID (SBID).

** Eligibility groups are set by the Indiana State Department of Health NOT the Local Department of Health**

To register:

Visit: www.ourshot.in.gov 

Call: 2-1-1

Call: St. Joseph County Library 574-282-4646


Current Eligibility:

Healthcare Personnel

  • including all healthcare facility staff who have direct contact with patients, other facilities and providers such as FQHCs, in-home providers, home health agencies, birthing centers, etc.
  • Long term care facility residents
    • Nursing homes
    • Assisted living facilities
    • Residential care facilities 
    • Independent living facilities
    • Group homes
  • Special Education 
    • Only staff who have close physical contact and provide daily medical care, such as suctioning, G-tube feedings, medication administration, diabetic and wound care, and toileting, to special education students in the classroom during the school day.
    • Eligible staff who are primary medical caregivers should register for vaccine as a healthcare provider and must bring a letter from their principal or administrator attesting that they meet the above criteria and provide daily medical care to special education students.
    • Other staff working in pre-school, daycare, early childhood, or K-12 classrooms are not eligible to receive vaccine at this time.
  • First responders (full-time, part-time, volunteer)
    • Law enforcement
    • Fire department
    • EMS
    • Department of correction


Full list of eligibility

COVID-19 Indiana County Guidelines by Color


Indiana Department of Health Vaccine FAQs


Visit Mask Up Michiana for resources about face coverings in our county.

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Downloadable Handouts - Resources you can print and display for your business or classroom

Public Health Orders
09/04/2020 SJC Public Health Order 3-2020
09/04/2020 SJC Public Health Order 3-2020 (Spanish)
06/29/2020 COVID-19 Case Update and SJC Public Health Order 2-2020
05/04/20 Addendum #1 to the SJC Public Health Order 1-2020
05/03/20 SJC Public Health Order 1-2020
05/03/20 ORDEN DE SALUD PÚBLICA DEL CONDADO DE ST. JOSEPH
Food Related Resources
COVID-19 and Food Services
Foodservice Recommendations - Customer Pick-up and Delivery
Retail Foodservice Customer Areas - Touch Point Disinfection Recommendations
FDA - FAQ’s on Food Safety and COVID-19