SOUTHERN INDIANA — The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations has more than quadrupled since the Fourth of July at Baptist Health Floyd — and of those hospitalized, more than 95% are unvaccinated.

JEFFERSONVILLE — A Jeffersonville librarian is helping to archive the history of the pandemic in Clark County through a series of oral accounts.

SOUTHERN INDIANA — As COVID-19 vaccination rates in Southern Indiana inch toward the 50% mark, younger adults still make up the greatest number of positive cases and the least vaccinated, which could push achieving herd immunity further down the road.

CLARK COUNTY — The newly reintroduced Clark County Crisis Intervention Team, in partnership with LifeSpring Health Systems, will be hosting later this month a community discussion focused on mental health issues exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

CLARK COUNTY — For the first time in more than 15 months, Clark County has had a day with no new COVID-19 cases reported, a step county health officer Dr. Eric Yazel said he’s been waiting a long time for.

SOUTHERN INDIANA — The Indiana Department of Health has confirmed a much more contagious variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Indiana and while its reach isn’t yet known, local health officials say vaccination is still the safest way to protect against it.

SOUTHERN INDIANA — With the demand for COVID-19 vaccines dropping significantly over the past four weeks, Southern Indiana hospitals are closing their mass vaccination clinics and health departments are switching to more targeted efforts for immunizations.

CLARK COUNTY — The Clark County Treasurer’s Office is facing some criticism after a decision to close to in-person business in the last two weeks before property taxes are due.

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