A county-wide, bipartisan push to encourage Elkhart residents to get vaccinated for COVID-19 was launched May 5.
Elkhart Truth reported County Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait told citizens to “get vaccinated so we can resume our everyday lives.” County Commissioners Suzie Weirick and Frank Lucchese expressed support for the sentiment.
Elkhart County is behind Indiana as a whole in vaccine uptake, with 28.8% of residents 16 or older being fully vaccinated. Statewide, the figure is 36.7%.
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