13 January 2021

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COVID vaccinations begin here

COVID vaccinations begin here


This week, Harrison County has started to give the first round of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to those eligible and by appointment only.
30 December 2020

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Commissioners suggest training related to mandate

Commissioners suggest training related to mandate


First phase of COVID vaccine for HC begins
As the Harrison County Board of Commissioners and Health Dept. continue to discuss how to handle a business ...
23 December 2020

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County explores options regarding Circle K’s non-compliance of mask mandate

County explores options regarding Circle K’s non-compliance of mask mandate


Much of a special meeting of the Harrison County Board of Commissioners last Wednesday afternoon was spent discussing how to handle businesses that are not compliant with the state government’s executive orders in regard to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
18 November 2020

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‘Second surge’ of coronavirus hits

‘Second surge’ of coronavirus hits


Orange designation puts Harrison under restrictions
“We are in the midst of our second surge, and we anticipate it to last several weeks,” Carrie H...
16 September 2020

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Health dept. gets funds for testing facility

Health dept. gets funds for testing facility


During its meeting Monday night, the Harrison County Council approved $150,000 for the Harrison County Health Dept., which will use the money to fund a testing facility, which will include rapid test kits.
09 September 2020

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Election Board prepping for General Election

Election Board prepping for General Election


The Harrison County Election Board met Friday morning to start preparations for the upcoming General Election, set to take place Tuesday, Nov. 3. Carrie Herthel, administrator of the Harrison County Health Dept
19 August 2020

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County’s COVID expenses exceed new allotted amount

County’s COVID expenses exceed new allotted amount


The Harrison County Health Dept. says it has more COVID-19-related expenses and already needs more money than the $250,000 in the county’s pandemic ...
08 July 2020

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County prepares for increase of COVID-19 cases

County prepares for increase of COVID-19 cases


As Indiana was set to move into the final phase of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s five-stage Back on Track plan for re-opening following the COVID-19 outbreak, he announced last week, instead, the Hoosier state would remain about midway of Stage 4, referring to it as 4.5, to monitor the situation.
03 June 2020

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Council discusses virus-related expenses

Council discusses virus-related expenses


HC deaths due to COVID-19 at 22
With potential state and federal funds available to reimburse Harrison County for COVID-19 expenses, the Harrison Count...
13 May 2020

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TESTS RUN

TESTS RUN


More COVID-19 testing to be done locally
Half of the kits allocated for COVID-19 testing were used Saturday morning and additional test dates have been...