The Indianapolis Motor Speedway mass vaccination facility is offering Moderna vaccines without an appointment Friday through Sunday.
The transit clinic will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday, according to the Indiana Department of Health.
The IMS site previously wanted to give the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, but the Food and Drug Administration announced a temporary suspension of the vaccine due to an incredibly rare but serious blood clotting problem. After the break was announced, state officials moved Moderna cans to the construction site to avoid people losing appointments.
The Moderna vaccine requires two doses, separated by four weeks. Penny Caudill, Monroe County’s health administrator, told Bloomington City on Friday that federal officials would likely make a decision on the return of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine by the end of next week.