Governor Holcomb gets COVID-19 vaccine

"In a garage at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Gov. Eric J. Holcomb, 52, receives the Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered by a member of the Indiana National Guard." Photo courtesy: Office of Governor Eric J. Holcomb "With the IMS Pagoda behind him, Gov. Eric J. Holcomb shares that he’s feeling well after receiving his vaccine." Photo courtesy: Office of Governor Eric J. Holcomb "After his successful vaccination, Gov. Eric J. Holcomb rides away from the IMS garages." Photo courtesy: Office of Governor Eric J. Holcomb Left to right: IMS President J. Douglas Boles, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lindsay Weaver, Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box, Gov. Eric J. Holcomb, U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, State Sen. Greg Taylor, State Sen. Rodric Bray and State Rep. Robin Shackleford, Photo courtesy: Office of Governor Eric J. Holcomb
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shot today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The 52-year-old governor said he is feeling healthy and well after receiving the one-dose shot, which received Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA on Saturday.

“I feel great joy to be among the thousands of other Hoosiers getting protected from this virus at the greatest spectacle in vaccination,” Gov. Holcomb said. “I want to say thank you to the nearly 17,000 Hoosiers who are making the trek to IMS today through Monday to be vaccinated and to the thousands of other Hoosiers being vaccinated every day. Thank you for doing your part to help us stay healthy and beat this virus.”

Hoosiers age 50 and older are eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.

Click here to find a vaccine clinic near you or call 211 to schedule an appointment.

Residents can also make an appointment through clinics that are part of the federal vaccine program. Contact the individual clinics, like Kroger and Meijer, to schedule an appointment.

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