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Indiana Government Actions on COVID-19 – Updated 5/14/2020

May 14, 2020

Today’s updates discusses a change in projections for the State of Indiana after reopening has been in effect. Additionally, this update discusses new testing sites opening.


  • As previously reported, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington projected that Indiana would experience 6,247 deaths by August 4 as a result of the state reopening the economy. Now, the model predicts many fewer deaths will occur.  The latest projection is reduced by 2,429 deaths by August 4. Governor Holcomb assures residents the state is not gambling with their lives and that health officials are looking to many models to determine whether to continue efforts to reopen. For access to the current projections for the State of Indiana, visit https://covid19.healthdata.org/united-states-of-america/indiana.


  • Various Indiana Walmart stores will provide drive-thru COVID-19 testing, beginning May 15, in a joint effort with e Residents must meet criteria established by the CDC, as well as state and local guidelines. The test will be self-administered, with the guidance of a health professional, while residents remain in their vehicles. Testing will take place on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the following locations:
    • Indianapolis Walmart, 7245 Us 31 S, Indianapolis, IN 46227
    • Indianapolis Walmart, 3221 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46268
    • Indianapolis Walmart, 7325 N Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240
    • Camby Walmart, 8191 Upland Bend, Camby, IN 46113
    • Greenwood Walmart, 1133 N Emerson Ave Rd, Greenwood, IN 46143
    • Paoli Walmart, 735 N Gospel St, Paoli, IN 47454

To be screened for eligibility and to make an appointment, visit the online portal: https://www.doineedacovid19test.com/.

HeplerBroom attorney Emilee M. Bramstedt contributed to this blog post.

COVID-19 Updates

HeplerBroom LLC COVID-19 Response

HeplerBroom has been diligently working on its response and continuity plan to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to keep the health and safety of our employees, their families, and our clients as our top priority.

To help ensure everyone’s continued health and well-being, effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all attorneys and staff will be working remotely until March 31. This is an unprecedented and dynamic situation, and HeplerBroom is committed to observing governmental suggestions and requirements concerning public health while continuing to provide legal service second to none.

To ensure this, the firm has identified essential personnel in each office who will make certain that critical firm functions that cannot be done remotely continue to be handled. We have put in place protocol for those essential personnel to make sure they are keeping healthy per the CDC cleaning and sanitizing recommendations. All teams have back-up personnel and procedures that we will follow to make sure all deadlines are met and clients receive the same great service and work product that we have always been proud to provide.

HeplerBroom’s IT department has been working hard to make sure all remote employees are set up with equipment and access from home to limit disruption to our clients. Maintaining security and confidentiality has remained, and will continue to remain, at the forefront of all processes and procedures, at all levels throughout the firm.

The firm has created emergency communication measures to communicate any changes to this plan to employees and are communicating on a regular basis with any and all new resources and helpful information during this uncertain time.

During these fluid and unpredictable times, HeplerBroom will continue its commitment to great service and results for our clients, all while keeping safe and healthy.

Wishing you and your families good health.