COVID-19 Daily Digest2021-10-15T12:26:30-04:00
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FOR INDIANA’S FRONTLINE RESPONDERS

The COVID-19 Daily Digest is made possible by WISE Indiana (Wellbeing Informed by Science and Evidence in Indiana) – a partnership between the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s Monon Collaborative and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to engage Indiana’s nationally-recognized academic experts to evaluate and inform Indiana practices, programs and policies.

Indiana
Confirmed Cases Deaths
996,341 15,713
Updated 10-14-2021 @ 11:59 pm
USA
Confirmed Cases Deaths
45,645,288 741,979
Updated 10-15-2021 @ 12:12 pm
World
Confirmed Cases Deaths
239,777,485 4,885,059
Updated 10-15-2021 @ 11:21 am

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CONTACT INFORMATION

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EXPERT REVIEWS OF RELEVANT AND EMERGING LITERATURE

Published on  :  | By Lola Adeoye-Olatunde

Monthly Review: COVID-19 Health Equity – October 4, 2021

Sociodemographic Factors and Mental Health Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It is well known that

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Published on  :  | By Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi

Monthly Review: COVID-19 Data and Surveillance – September 27, 2021

COVID-19 Treatments – Safety and Efficacy

There have been a number of emergency therapeutic interventions

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Published on  :  | By Maria Brann

Monthly Review: Communicating COVID-19 – September 20, 2021

Communication by Key Leaders

With so many changes happening with COVID-19 protocols, it is not

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Published on  :  | By Ross Silverman

Monthly Review: COVID-19 Legal and Ethics Issues – September 13, 2021

Biden Administration Vaccine Mandate Plan

Nearly 10 months after the rollout of the

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STATE UPDATES

INDIANA TO BEGIN OFFERING PFIZER COVID-19 BOOSTER SHOTS FOR ELIGIBLE HOOSIERS FOLLOWING FDA, CDC ACTIONS (IDOH)
The Indiana Department of Health announced on Friday, September 24th, that booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are available to eligible Hoosiers following federal authorization of the additional dose.

Eligible Hoosiers who want to obtain a booster dose can go to www.ourshot.in.gov and search for a site that has the Pfizer vaccine, which is designated by PVAX, or call 211 for assistance. Hoosiers are encouraged to bring their vaccination card to their appointment to ensure that the booster dose is added.

IHIE Indiana COVID-19 Vaccination Data Report (IHIE)
The intent of these documents is to provide weekly updates on county-specific vaccination rates, particularly as they compare to hesitant or vulnerable populations, to help identify where vaccination outreach opportunities and planning efforts should be focused.

Indiana COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard (IDOH)
IDOH’s Vaccination Dashboard provides updates on Indiana’s progress to vaccinate Hoosiers against COVID-19. Data is updated at 12:00 PM EST.

IDOH COVID-19 Page
Indiana FSSA COVID-19 Page

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL UPDATES

World Health Organization Weekly Epidemiological Update (WHO)
Globally, the numbers of weekly COVID-19 cases and deaths have continued to decline since late August. Over 2.8 million new cases and over 46,000 new deaths were reported during the week of 4 to 10 October 2021, representing decreases of 7% and 10% respectively, as compared to the previous week. The number of new weekly deaths reported showed a large (>10%) decline for all regions except for the European Region, which reported an 11% increase as compared to the previous week.

WHO COVID-19 Page
CDC COVID-19 Page

EXPERT RESPONSES TO KEY QUESTIONS

These documents were prepared by teams of research librarians and faculty experts in response to specific questions posed by individuals involved in Indiana’s frontline COVID-19 response. They summarize information that frontline responders may find useful. Please note that information is current for the dates specified. New studies, priorities and literature are being published daily, and best practices are rapidly evolving. These documents do not represent clinical guidelines, standard operating procedures, or the opinions or positions of FSSA.

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