This is the final week for the vaccine clinic at the Kentucky Horse Park. They’ll be finishing up some second-round doses on Saturday. We also know the site at Kroger Field will be closing in the coming weeks.
Results from a new poll by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky show people want vaccine information from their own physicians. Now, experts are urging us to use local resources to reach our vaccination goal.
Most of the states seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases are seeing the rise among younger people. Lexington ER doctor Ryan Stanton says when the time comes he’s ready for his kids to get the COVID vaccine.
The clinic is at the county extension office, not far from Main Street in downtown London. Health officials say they can vaccinate 250 people a day and hope to vaccinate thousands over the next six weeks.
Tuesday afternoon, Governor Andy Beshear says he’ll announce incentives here in the Commonwealth throughout the next couple of weeks. It’s part of getting 2.5 million Kentuckians vaccinated, to shed some capacity restrictions and curfews.
In the last six days, the state has vaccinated just 52,000 people. It’s on pace to be one of the slowest weeks this year, and it’s far from the weekly rate Kentucky needs to reach the governor’s 2.5 million vaccinations goal.
Oregon health authorities say federal officials are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s who developed a blood clot and low platelets within two weeks of receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.