Covid/Novel Coronavirus Information

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Covid Testing Sites


  • East Chicago Health Department

100 W. Chicago Ave, East Chicago IN, 46312

Days & Times: 

No ID or License required

Results may generate in 2-7 business days

*Pre-registration or "appointments" made online are NOT given priority. Please remain in line.*


New Testing Hours for July

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays:

9:00 AM - 11:45 AM; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month:

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


About This Page:

This page will give the citizens of East Chicago data, resources, and information surrounding the Covid/Novel Coronavirus pandemic. Below you may find East Chicago case numbers, demographics, outside resources, and the services we provide. Our FAQ section has many different tips and resources to help navigate new CDC and ISDH regulations for your safety. *Please allow a small margin of error as our nurse reviews information manually.
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Positivity & Vaccination Rates

Rate Percent
Positivity Rate (July 18 - July 23) .02%
*Determined by positive cases over population **
Vaccination Rate For East Chicago 36.5%
*Determined by vaccinated persons over city population **
Vaccination Rate For Indiana 50.1%
*Determined by vaccinated persons over state population **

Covid Cases*

Date Positive Cases
April  117
May  325
June 498
July 739
August 917
September 1,054
October  1,366
November 2,057
December  2,701
January 2,952
February  3,039
March  3,095
April 3,249
May 3,369
June 3,394
July 23 3,412

Covid Related Deaths*

Deaths Number
April 4
May 4
June 7
July 1
August 3
September 6
October 3
November  7
December 10
Total 47
Gender Male- 26, Female-21
Age 90’s-6, 80’s-11, 70's-16, 60's-11, 50's-3
Ethnicity African American-17, Latino-21, White-9

Covid Demographics: Age*

Age Number
100 2
90 18
80 74
70 183
60 372
50 472
40 554
30 555
20 630
13-19 303
5-12 181
1-4 53
0-11 Months 17

Covid Demographics: Ethnicity*

Ethnicity Number
African American 616
Latino 1,567
White 154
Unknown 1,075

Covid Demographics: Gender*

Gender Number
Male 1,521
Female 1,888
Unknown 2