Visitation Guidelines and Response to COVID-19 Vaccination (IDOH)
IDOH’s Infection prevention precautions and restrictions put in place at long-term care facilities to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and protect residents should be balanced against residents’ COVID-19 fully vaccinated status, the need for increased socialization and visitation and their physical and mental well-being.
COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Tool for Patient Inquiries (IDOH)
Many patients have questions about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. As their most-trusted source of information on vaccines, providers play a critical role in helping them understand the importance of COVID-19 vaccination. This guidance will assist in engaging in conversations about the COVID-19 vaccines.
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
World Health Organization Weekly Epidemiological Update (WHO)
Global numbers of cases and deaths continued to decrease over the past week (7-13 June 2021) with over 2.6 million new weekly cases and over 72,000 deaths, a 12% and a 2% decrease respectively, compared to the previous week. While the number of cases reported globally now exceeds 175 million, last week saw the lowest weekly case incidence since February 2021. While the epidemics in some of the most affected countries have started to show signs of slowing down, and the global weekly mortality rate continues to decline for a sixth consecutive week, many countries across all WHO Regions continue to struggle with access to vaccines, the spread of emerging SARSCoV-2 variants, and overburdened healthcare systems.
COVID-19 Forecasts: Hospitalizations (CDC)
This week’s national ensemble predicts that the number of new daily confirmed COVID-19 hospital admissions will likely decrease over the next 4 weeks, with 700 to 1,900 new confirmed COVID-19 hospital admissions likely reported on July 12, 2021.
COVID-19 Forecasts: Deaths (CDC)
This week’s national ensemble predicts that the number of newly reported COVID-19 deaths will likely decrease over the next 4 weeks, with 600 to 3,600 new deaths likely reported in the week ending July 10, 2021. The national ensemble predicts that a total of 604,000 to 613,000 COVID-19 deaths will be reported by this date.
WHO COVID-19 Page
CDC COVID-19 Page
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.