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Health Department on a mission to get African Americans to take COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Virginia Caine did not mince words when she spoke to members of the local NAACP chapter Jan. 7 about the COVID-19 vaccines. There will...

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Marion County

The Marion County Public Health Department began vaccinating eligible recipients against COVID-19 on Jan. 11. Currently, individuals 80 and older, as well as licensed and...

COVID-19 vaccinations starting to ramp up, schools working with new metrics

The county health department will begin to administer COVID-19 vaccines next week to those who are eligible. The vaccine is currently available for licensed and...

Doctor’s COVID-19 death inspires bill for ‘cultural awareness’ training

A prominent lawmaker wants to make sure the final days of Dr. Susan Moore’s life, which were chronicled in an emotional video, lead to...

COVID keeping you from the gym? No problem

Despite efforts from gyms to sanitize and reduce crowds during the pandemic, some people still feel more comfortable working out at home. Luckily, there...

IU Health CEO requests external review of Dr. Susan Moore’s treatment

IU Health CEO Dennis Murphy requested an external review of the case of Dr. Susan Moore, who accused the health care provider of racism...

2020 Year in Review: Racism declared a public health crisis

Following months of protests related to police brutality and systemic racism, the Indianapolis City-County Council passed a special resolution in June declaring racism a...

2020 Year in Review: COVID-19 reinforced geography’s influence on health

Marion County Public Health Department Director Dr. Virginia Caine says this year she learned how fragile it can feel to not have comprehensive, affordable...

Doctor’s video alleges bias in COVID care — just before she dies

On Dec. 4, Dr. Susan Moore posted a video from her hospital bed in the Indianapolis area. Short of breath and with an oxygen...

Southern Indiana Wellness Center expands to help Black women cope with racism

While listening to the disturbing details of how 26-year-old Breonna Taylor was shot to death by Louisville police officers in her own apartment, Glynita...

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