State offering COVID testing and shots at Bartholomew fairgrounds again

Indiana State Department of Health’s COVID Strike Team and the Indiana National Guard will be offering another testing and vaccination clinic in Bartholomew County this week according to the county health department.

The clinic will be from 12 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds in the midway area, off of County Road 200S.

Rapid antigen and PCR tests will be available. You can choose either the Pfizer or Johnson and Johnson vaccine. Both vaccines are fully tested and effective at preventing serious illnesses from COVID-19 according to the agency. The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine available to children ages 12 to 17.

No appointment is necessary.