Gov. Andy Beshear have announced on Tuesday that the opening of a regional COVID-19 vaccination site at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center has been postponed due to the upcoming winter’s weather. We know, that its quite sad as many Kroger workers have been waiting to get vaccinated this month. But due to the bad weather it has been moved to another date. Here’s the complete report on this below!
While, the Kroger Health Vaccination Center at 1 W. Rivercenter Blvd. In Covington, Thursday will not open as planned, Governor stated. Kroger reps will reschedule those appointments, and it’s likely some of them will be in the weekend or next week.
Here’s is the official statement by the Gov. Andy Beshear “We don’t want people to be affected when they come to be vaccinated in certain locations,” the governor said. The appointments will be rescheduled. Once opened, the location is set to operate from 10 am to 4 pm. From Thursday to Saturday, officials hope to give 2,000 doses a week.
Now, in order to get the appointment, you need to have an advance booking and appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and you can make an appointment online now at www.kroger.com/covidvaccine or at www.kycovid19.ky.gov, or by phone at (866) 211-5320. You will also be able to schedule another booster dose at the same location, Bashir said.
Furthermore, To see if you qualify to receive a vaccine now, visit Vacine.ky.gov or call the Kentucky Vaccine Hotline, (855) 598-2246, active from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Just for your information, in Kentucky will operate six vaccination centers: two in Paducah and one in Murray, Glasgow and Danville. Another Kroger Vaccine Center is now operating in Lexington, and one in Bowling Green will open next week due to the weather.
In addition, Gov. Andy Beshear also said the federal government will ship a limited supply of vaccines to Walgreens, Kroger and independent pharmacies in Kentucky, and the sites that receive the vaccines will be announced Thursday. Northern Kentucky Health also listed 13 local Walgreens pharmacies as these vaccines will be available for people over the age of 70 here. Independent pharmacies will be added to the list as soon as registration information becomes available. The governor also announced that the federal government increased Kentucky vaccine supply for the third time in three weeks, with an overall increase of 28%. Have you booked your appointment yet? If not then you can easily do it with the mentioned website. They will call you set up the vaccination appointment. Let us know your thoughts on it in the comment section below!