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Community Health Network, 317 Ryders motorcycle club host vaccine clinic in honor of COVID victim – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

Community Health Network and the 317 Ryders motorcycle clubs are coming together to host a vaccine clinic in honor of Juan “DJ Whip” Pyle.

He’s the former president of the 317 Ryders motorcycle club who passed away from COVID-19 before being vaccinated.

William Giles of the 317 Ryders motorcycle club and Nieasha Richardson, Nurse Practitioner for Community Health Network, joined us today to share details about this event. Here’s more from them:

The vaccine clinic is happening October 2 from 2pm to 5pm at Just Wing’N It (7834 N. Michigan Road).

Community Health Network is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

In an effort to reach high-risk populations, and to provide access, Community has taken ‘pop-up’ vaccination clinics into communities.

317 Ryders motorcycle club lost its former president to COVID-19 just this past month. He was not vaccinated. Although hesitant at first until a

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These 8 States Are Seeing the Worst COVID Surges Right Now

As we begin the slow transition from summer to fall, COVID cases continue to rise across the country. But while numbers in some states are surging, cases in other states are beginning to plateau or even fall. Nevertheless, the U.S. as a whole is reporting almost as many COVID-related hospitalizations as it was during last winter’s peak, before there was a highly effective vaccine available to everyone 12 and older. As the Delta variant continues to circulate, experts predict that states with the highest number of cases will improve, while those that have yet to experience a surge may be the next to see their numbers rise.

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The New York Times reported that on Aug. 29, the U.S. reached a daily average of over 100,000 COVID-related hospitalizations, which is 40,000 shy of the country’s peak last

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How much impact could Sturgis rally have on COVID caseload?

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rumbles from the motorcycles and rock shows of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally have hardly cleared from the Black Hills of South Dakota, and the reports of COVID-19 infections among rallygoers are already streaming in — 178 cases across five states, according to contact tracers.

In the three weeks since the rally kicked off, coronavirus cases in South Dakota have shot up at a startling pace — sixfold from the early days of August. While it is not clear how much rallygoers spread the virus through secondary infections, state health officials have so far reported 63 cases among South Dakota residents who attended the event.

The epicenter of the rally, Meade County, has become red-hot with new cases, reaching a per capita rate that is similar to the hardest-hit Southern states. The county reported the highest rate of cases in the state over the last

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COVID cases spike by more than 500% in weeks after Sturgis Bike rally in South Dakota

COVID-19 cases have spiked more than 500% in the weeks after hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists flocked to South Dakota for the famous Sturgis Bike Rally, which drew one of its largest crowds yet this year despite the fast-spreading delta variant.

The annual event kicked off in Meade County on Aug. 6 and wrapped on Aug. 15. Just two days before motorcycle enthusiasts descended on the state, South Dakota reported a total of 657 active cases.

Motorcycles fill the streets of Sturgis, S.D on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021 as the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally began.

Motorcycles fill the streets of Sturgis, S.D on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021 as the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally began.

Motorcycles fill the streets of Sturgis, S.D on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021 as the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally began. (Stephen Groves/)

As of Friday, there were 3,992 people battling infections across South Dakota, with an average of 243 new cases and 123 hospitalizations daily. Meade County, home to Sturgis, has counted 330 new cases in the last

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