Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Health officials in Southern Indiana say they knew the decision was likely to be coming soon and were already prepared to add the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots to their operations.

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Despite Southern Indiana being temporarily down a Bureau of Motor Vehicles branch due to staffing shortages, residents leaving the Clarksville location Tuesday afternoon said they were surprised at how smoothly operations were running.

JEFFERSONVILLE — Indiana National Guard members are being deployed to Clark Memorial Health over the next one to two weeks to help support staff with increased work loads due to COVID-19.

CLARK COUNTY — Court officers in Southern Indiana are hoping to bring more attention next month to both breast cancer and domestic violence by providing pink and purple masks to their staffs and anyone who comes into their courtrooms to help protect against COVID-19.

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Although much is still unknown about the vaccine requirements or regular COVID-19 testing announced last week by President Joe Biden, some Southern Indiana companies have started preparing through campaigns targeted at increasing the number of staff now vaccinated.

INDIANA — The state department of health reported 5,240 new COVID cases in its Thursday report, of the overall 894,516 in Indiana since spring 2020.

INDIANA — The Indiana Department of Health reported three new deaths between Clark and Floyd counties in its Wednesday report of the overall 86 new deaths statewide.

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