Kroger Field vaccination site will be down due to dwindling demand for appointments

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According to the recent statement which showed that there’s high demand of covid-19 vaccination demand. While, the University of Kentucky publicized on Tuesday that it will move from its mass vaccination site in Kroger Field in favor of smaller sites. Such as health care clinics, as demand for appointments has decreased in recent weeks. The clinic vaccinated about 4,000 people a day in its heyday, according to UK Police Chief Joe Monroe. But it’s now down to less than 1,000 vaccinations per day.

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Here what the official said about it “This is not due to the lack of any vaccine, but because most people have either been vaccinated or are in the process of being vaccinated at this time.” Kentucky has now reached 41% of the population vaccinated, according to data available on kycovid19.com. Although no official closing date for the site has been announced, Leader Monroe said people will still be able to schedule vaccination dates on ukvaccine.org from now on. “We encourage people to keep visiting ukvaccine.org and registering for a vaccine either in the coming weeks in Kroger Field or as we move to smaller sites around the campus and the city,” he said.

Kroger Field vaccination site will be down due to dwindling demand for appointments

Furthermore, students who received the vaccine at the Kroger Stadium on Tuesday said the relocation could help convince those still hesitant to receive the vaccine. “Making it more accessible, you know, will make people feel more comfortable and it will be more natural just like the flu shot,” said Hannah Cardio. Some students, like Nicole Rawls, felt hesitant. “It was nerve-wracking because it’s so new,” said Rawls. Rawls said she eventually decided to get vaccinated because her mother is at risk of contracting COVID-19. She’s been talking to her friends to get the shot because she thinks it will be essential for travel and other activities. Further said said that “We can, you know, hopefully return to the normality that I know everyone wants!”. Now, what are your thoughts on this? Have you booked your appointment? How was your experience? Let us know in the comment section below!

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