UPDATE March 1, 2021: We continue to follow the federal/state guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination distribution. The clinics, for people who live or work in Lexington, have been expanded to include Phase 1C, Phase 1B childcare staff and anyone ages 70 and older. We also continue to provide vaccines to Phase 1A healthcare workers. When registration is available, you can learn more here: LFCHD COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Registration.
Phase 1B (70 and Older) Vaccination Notification Form for Lexington: To continue to prioritize Lexington residents ages 70 and older, a notification form is available for help learning about future vaccination clinics. If you are age 70 or older and live or work in Lexington, you can receive notifications about future clinics by providing information here: COVID-19 Vaccination Notification Form.
Please know this is NOT a guarantee of getting the vaccination. This is a way to be notified about future vaccination clinics as they become available. If you have questions, please call us at 859-899-2222 or email email@example.com.
When the time comes to register, this video can be used as a guide to help you get signed up: How-To Register for LFCHD Vaccination Clinics.
Please note: the vaccine is NOT available at the health department.
Additional information, including a legal statement, can be found here: COVID-19 Vaccine Information.
LFCHD First-Time Dose Information
UPDATE March 2, 2021: Here’s a look at first-time dose information from previous weeks:
- Week of Dec. 21: 1,500 received, 591 given (we held a small clinic this week because of the Christmas holiday and to test our ability to expand in future weeks; doses were carried over to the following week)
- Week of Dec. 28: 700 received, 931 given
- Week of Jan. 4: 800 received, 1,309 given
- Week of Jan. 11: 2,000 received, 1,994 given
- Week of Jan. 18: 1,200 received, 1,350 given
- Week of Jan. 25: 1,000 received, 1,234 given
- Week of Feb. 1: 700 received, 737 given
- Week of Feb. 8: 500 received (does not include 600 provided to Baptist Health Lexington), 415 given (includes LFCHD doses only)
- Week of Feb. 15: 0 received (shipments were delayed because of ice/snow storms), 129 given (using 2nd-time doses until new shipment arrived)
- Week of Feb. 22: 550 received (does not include 1,050 provided to Baptist Health Lexington), 435 given (includes LFCHD doses only; remaining 115 were used as 2nd doses after borrowing from inventory last week due to snow/ice storms).
The difference of more doses given than received is from “bonus/angel doses” in some of the vials.
Kentucky’s Regional Vaccination Clinic Information
Updated Jan. 28, 2021: Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Department for Public Health announced the state’s first regional COVID-19 vaccination clinics, including at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, 4089 Ironworks Pike, Lexington. The clinics start at 10 a.m. Feb. 2. This for Phase 1B ages 70 and older.
Registration starts at 5 p.m. Jan. 28 at Kroger.com/CovidVaccine. Note: we are not responsible for this site and cannot answer questions about the process or clinics. State vaccine information can be found at vaccine.ky.gov or 855-598-2246.
Updated Jan. 15, 2021: Mayor Linda Gorton and the City of Lexington launched a new site with information about the vaccine rollout: Lexington COVID-19 Vaccine Information.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If you want to volunteer for the COVID-19 vaccination response, please sign up through the Medical Reserve Corp!
Have Vaccine questions? You can read a transcript of our January 13 Vaccine Clinic Facebook live for answers to our most Frequently Asked Questions about distribution in Lexington (as of Jan. 13).