Travel restrictions have been put in place for Indiana as a result of the coronavirus outbreak in Indiana.
The state is the only one in the nation with no travel restrictions in place.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence and other officials are urging the public to travel to the state.
However, it is important to note that there are no restrictions in effect in most other states.
Travelers should also be aware that all major highways in Indiana are closed.
Travel in the affected counties will be affected as well.
The Indiana Department of Transportation advises Indiana residents to expect a significant increase in the volume of traffic due to the increased travel restrictions.
The Department also reminds residents that all Indiana residents are encouraged to wear masks and avoid the outdoors in the areas affected by the outbreak.
Please do not travel to or visit these areas: the Indianapolis area; or to or from areas impacted by the Indiana coronaviruses outbreak.
Indiana is also issuing alerts for residents in Indiana and across the United States to limit their outdoor activities.
The alerts can be found on the Indiana Department Of Transportation website.
Indiana residents can be reminded to report any suspicious activity to the Indiana State Police.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working to identify the cause of the virus.
Indiana State Patrol will also be taking the lead in the investigation.
Indiana has been declared a state of emergency for the outbreak due to public health concerns.
The Governor’s Emergency Management Division is also working with the Governor’s Office of Emergency Management and Emergency Planning to assist in the response to the virus outbreak.
A press conference has been scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018, at the Governor�s Office of Public Safety Building in the Governor State Building.
This press conference will be live-streamed on the Governor-elect�s website.
Please note that the Governor is not available for questions at this time.
Governor Pence has declared a State of Emergency for the entire state of Indiana.
Indiana will have no public transportation on Monday due to this outbreak.
Residents who are traveling will need to contact their local county, city or town authorities to determine if they can travel in the coming days.
The following counties have declared a statewide state of emergencies: Allen, Benton, Clark, Clinton, Marion, McHenry, Monroe, Marion County, Pickaway, Polk, Pulaski, Scott, Taylor, Wayne, White, and Zanesville.
Residents of these counties who need to travel can contact their county or city authorities at (317) 938-5151.
Please keep in mind that you are not allowed to bring children under the age of 14 into these counties.
If you are traveling with a child under 14, you will need a parent or legal guardian to accompany you.
Travel restrictions in these counties are in effect until January 16, 2019.
Individuals with a medical emergency can be directed to an emergency room for a test, as well as receive transportation to and from a medical facility for tests.
The medical emergency may include any medical condition, including a serious illness or medical emergency.
For more information, visit: www.health.state.in.us/health/travel/emergency.html.
Please remember to follow the instructions for medical care.
Please call your local health department or your local county health department office if you need more information about the coronovirus.