(La Porte County, IN) - COVID-19 vaccines will soon be available to the general public in La Porte County.
At 9:00 a.m. this morning, appointments times became available for individuals 80 years and older. The shots will be administered in the Community Building at the La Porte County fairgrounds. The vaccinations are free of charge. According to the La Porte County Health Department, reservations can be made by calling 211 or going to ourshot.in.gov.
Officials said shots will next be made available to individuals 70 years of age and older. That phase will likely begin sometime in February, followed by availability for people 60 and older.
Family members can make appointments for seniors. A photo ID will be required when showing up after making an appointment. No walk-ups will be accommodated right now, official said.