Kentucky COVID-19 Vaccine EXTRAVAGANZA Event!

Get ready for the Kentucky COVID-19 Vaccine EXTRAVAGANZA Event!

Health agencies across Kentucky are uniting to offer you more ways to get the free COVID-19 vaccine! Ages 6 months and older can join us 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 29-30 in Kroger Stadium’s Green Lot, 1540 University Drive. Get vaccinated and get a gift card, while supplies last!

Learn more by visiting https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/covid19/July2022COVIDVaccineEvent.pdf or by scanning the QR code in the image.

Moderna COVID-19 booster clinic set for April 20

(En español) The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will provide the FREE Moderna COVID-19 booster 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane.

Register in advance at https://tiny.lfchd.org/l?eventKey=D11F48C655BA9B8B8736FD0C4BD94BEF.

The second booster is only for ages 50 and older and some immunocompromised people (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/immuno.html). You must have received your first booster at least four months ago. Please bring your vaccine card with you to the clinic.

First/second doses and first boosters are also available for ages 18 and older. To receive the first booster, you must have received your second dose at least five months ago.

Registration information

  • Each recipient MUST register in advance.
  • Only one person can register per account — everyone registering must enter a phone number or email.
  • Registration will close when all appointment slots are full. Every person who attends the clinic MUST be registered in advance.

Thank you for your interest in getting vaccinated. If you need assistance, please call our call center at 859-899-2222.

Transy, LFCHD partnering to provide free Pfizer vaccination clinic

Transylvania University and the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department are partnering to provide the FREE Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 years and older at a special clinic 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, at the William T. Young Campus Center (corner of W. Fourth Street and North Broadway). Please register at www.lfchd.org/vaccine (en español at www.lfchd.org/vacuna). For ages 12-17, a legal guardian MUST be present at the time of the shot.

Register here: https://tiny.lfchd.org/l?eventKey=355CC1BFBC783277628CAD8BAF085361

Registration information

  • Each recipient MUST register in advance.
  • You may enter up to 8 registrants per phone number or email address.
  • Registration will close when all appointment slots are full. 
  • If this is a first dose, a second dose will be needed in 21 days. You can call our Public Health Clinic at 859-288-2483 to schedule a same-day appointment every Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
  • If you’ve already received a COVID-19 vaccine, please bring your vaccination card. If you do not have your card, please visit https://www.lfchd.org/covidreplacementcard/.
  • Parking is available in any university-designated parking area, including those at Graham Cottage Alumni House off Broadway between Kenilworth Court and W. Fifth Street and behind the Mitchell Fine Arts Center at the corner of W. Fourth and N. Upper streets.

Thank you for your interest in getting vaccinated. If you need assistance, please contact our call center at 859-899-2222.

CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population

As of Monday, Dec. 27, 2021 the CDC has updated and shortened the recommended isolation and quarantine period for the general public.

The complete guidance update can be found on the CDC website. Learn more here: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s1227-isolation-quarantine-guidance.html

Additional guidance documents from the KY DPH can be found here:

COVID-19 Patient Guidance

Have you been exposed to or tested positive for COVID-19?

Clínica será SOLO para las edades de 5-11 años

Cuidadores, la mejor manera de mantener a su hijo protegido del COVID-19 es con una vacuna segura, efectiva y probada a fondo. Los efectos a largo plazo de un caso pediátrico de COVID pueden durar meses y ser graves; un brazo dolorido es el efecto secundario más común de la vacuna del COVID, la cualproporciona una protección duradera. ¡La mejor manera de proteger a su hijo contra el COVID-19, incluyendo la variante Delta, es vacunándolo!

Los niños de edades de 5 a 11 años pueden recibir la vacuna GRATUITA de Pfizer del COVID-19 en una clínica especial el miércoles 10 de noviembre de 3-6 p.m. en la Consolidated Baptist Church, 1625 Russell Cave Road. No se aceptarán personas sin cita. Un guardián legal DEBE estar presente en el momento de la inyección.

Regístrese aquí: https://tiny.lfchd.org/l?eventKey=1D3AFC26BF2B7CFE9D363389BE305770&lang=sp

Debido a las diferencias en la dosis por la edad de este grupo, esta clínica será SOLO para las edades de 5-11 años.

Información de registro

  • Cada destinatario DEBE registrarse con anticipación.
  • La inscripción se cerrará cuando todas las citas estén llenas. Cada persona que asista a la clínica DEBE estar registrada con anticipación.
  • Se necesitará una segunda dosis en 21 días. Nos comunicaremos con usted más cerca de ese momento para programar la segunda dosis de la vacuna.
  • Gracias por su interés en vacunarse. Si necesita ayuda, llame a nuestro centro de llamadas al 859-899-2222.

Aprenda más sobre la vacuna en estas preguntas frecuentes (FAQ) de la Academia Americana de Pediatría: La Ciencia Detrás de las Vacunas del COVID-19 (articulo en inglés) www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/COVID-19/Pages/The-Science-Behind-the-COVID-19-Vaccine-Parent-FAQs.aspx.

Special Vaccination Clinic for Moderna Booster Only

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will provide the FREE Moderna COVID-19 booster at a special vaccination clinic 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Consolidated Baptist Church, 1625 Russell Cave Road. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Please register in advance at (clinic is closed).

This is ONLY for the Moderna booster; first/second doses of Moderna will not be available, and we will not be providing other vaccines at this clinic. You must have received your second dose at least 6 months ago.

The following are eligible for the Moderna booster:

  • people ages 65 and older;
  • people ages 18-64 with underlying medical conditions putting them at high risk of severe COVID-19 (this includes diabetes and heart, kidney or lung disease; more information on who is considered at high risk can be found at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html);
  • people ages 18 and older who live in long-term care or high-risk settings; and
  • people ages 18-64 who are likely to get exposed at work (examples include health care, education, restaurants, groceries and manufacturing).

Registration information

  • Each recipient MUST register in advance.
  • Only one person can register per account — everyone registering must enter a phone number or email.
  • Registration will close when all appointment slots are full. Every person who attends the clinic MUST be registered in advance.

Thank you for your interest in getting vaccinated. If you need assistance, please call our call center at 859-899-2222.

Moderna & Janssen (J&J) booster information coming soon

We are awaiting final guidance on booster doses of the Moderna and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccines. Complete information will be posted at www.lfchd.org and our Facebook page when available.

The Pfizer booster remains available by same-day appointment, 6 months after the 2nd dose, for the following:

  • people ages 65 and older;
  • people ages 18-64 with underlying medical conditions putting them at high risk of severe COVID-19 (this includes diabetes and heart, kidney or lung disease; more information on who is considered at high risk can be found at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html);
  • people ages 18 and older who live in long-term care or high-risk settings; and
  • people ages 18-64 who are likely to get exposed at work (examples include health care and education).

Anyone who needs a Pfizer booster or has yet to receive their first dose or second dose (or third dose for immunocompromised people) can call 859-288-2483 to schedule their same-day appointment. Our Public Health Clinic offers the Moderna and Janssen vaccines for ages 18 and older and the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 and older.

Health department to spray for mosquitoes Sept. 14

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will spray for mosquitoes early on the morning of Sept. 14 in the 40505 and 40511 area codes after a bird in the area tested positive West Nile Virus. Spraying will be done between 3-6 a.m. Tuesday. For spraying to occur, the wind speed must be less than 10 mph, the temperature must be greater than 55 degrees F and there can be no rain or dense fog. The mosquito spray used by the health department only affects adult mosquitoes that are in the air at the time of spraying.

To learn more about LFCHD’s mosquito program, please visit: https://www.lfchd.org/fight-the-bite-eliminate-mosquitoes-this-summer/.

Special COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for Sept. 11

NEW LOCATION: We are offering a special Saturday COVID-19 vaccination clinic! The free Pfizer vaccine will be available for ages 12 years and older 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at STEAM Academy, 1555 Georgetown Road. Walk-ins accepted, or schedule https://tiny.lfchd.org/l?eventKey=84E4CDB142E0C0D82A81C52A50163BC1.

En español

Ubicación Nueva: 12-4 p.m. sábado, 11 de septiembre, STEAM Academy, 1555 Georgetown Road . Puede programar una cita en https://tiny.lfchd.org/l?eventKey=84E4CDB142E0C0D82A81C52A50163BC1&lang=sp. Se aceptarán pacientes sin cita.