How is Reopening Going for Hendricks County, Indiana?
First of all, thank you for checking in on us! You may be wondering how things are going in the midst of the pandemic. We plan to keep this page updated so you can make the best decisions for you and your family when making plans. Revisit this page anytime to learn about local changes to health and safety protocols and to check the status of COVID-19 cases in the area.
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Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb lifted his mask mandate April 6, 2021, changing it to an advisory due to the ongoing pandemic. This means it is still recommended to wear a mask in public spaces, but not required. Local governments and businesses do have the authority to enforce stricter mandates when it comes to wearing masks. Learn More >>
Hendricks County Mask Regulations
Hendricks County government is not currently enforcing anything stricter. However, individual Hendricks County businesses can enforce their own policies under the advisory. Some bigger national chains like Walmart and some hotels will require masks. To see a list of local businesses requiring masks, visit the Hendricks County Indiana Reopening Guide.
Indiana COVID-19 Vaccine Info
The COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Indiana. The State of Indiana's Vaccine Dashboard has all the updated information about the vaccine including who is currently eligible to receive the vaccine.
To learn more about the vaccine progress in Indiana, click here.
Hendricks County COVID-19 Cases
We will monitor the local level of new COVID-19 cases per day. Below is a snapshot of how Hendricks County is doing. For a more complete picture, view COVID-19 Case Comparison Report that also includes case data for Indiana and the United States.
Indiana's Coronavirus Response
A surge in new daily COVID cases in October and November 2020 caused Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb to turn to a new statewide color-coded system to fight this ongoing pandemic. The change, which began Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, replaces the stages that had previously been in effect.
So what do the colors mean? Learn more by reading the Hendricks County Reopening Guide.
To see the current metrics for all Indiana counties, including Hendricks County, visit the Indiana COVID-19 Dashboard and Map.
HENDRICKS COUNTY TOWN UPDATES
Just as each county in Indiana may have different guidelines, town requirements may also differ. For the most updated information from each of our towns, visit the websites below.
In order to reduce unnecessary exposure to their staff and public, the Avon Town Hall will be accessible to the public by appointment only beginning Nov. 18, 2020.
As of Nov. 16, 2020, the Town of Plainfield's Municipal Building is closed to walk-in traffic. Appointments can be made by calling 317-754-5394.
Hoosier Hospitality Promise
Businesses in Indiana are pledging to protect the health and safety of employees and customers. Visit Hendricks County has requested our local businesses join the Hoosier Hospitality Promise as we reopen our community’s tourism and hospitality economy.