Kroger Vaccine Schedule Sends Ohioans to Kentucky where they can’t get the shot | KE News


According the reports, Kroger health center has been messing again! As Ohioans looking for COVID-19 vaccine appointments through Kroger are still directed to clinics in Kentucky. While contempt frequent warnings to the state that service providers should not vaccinate Ohioans, who cross the state border to get a shot.


While, the official said that who lives in southwestern Ohio, but the Kroger vaccine portal – which hundreds of thousands of Ohioans will use to schedule their shots – directed him to clinics in Bellevue and Covington when they entered their information day

Kroger vaccine schedule sends Ohioans to Kentucky where they can't get the shot

In a statement, a Kroger spokesperson said it was patients’ responsibility to make appointments within their country, and not the company’s responsibility to direct them only to valid clinics. “We will continue to remind people to schedule their vaccinations in their country of residence, based on guidance from our legislative leaders,” the spokesperson wrote.

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However, other patients in the same clinic ran into a new scheduling problem: They weren’t told when their second appointment was. They have an approximate date range – April 8-10 – but have not received information on exactly when they will appear.

WCPO model Tracie Thornberry wrote in an email, “My husband was never told that his second appointment was scheduled and he didn’t have the opportunity to make his second appointment online.” A Kroger spokesperson said the company will soon be reaching out to patients without confirmed dates for a second dose.

Another patient, Warmouth, who has struggled to set his first date, said he is not upset with his experience but does want other researchers to prepare for the vaccine.

All Ohioans over the age of 16 will be eligible for the Shot on March 29. The state’s online vaccine scheduling tool, Get the Shot, could help patients hoping to find available appointments near them within Ohio. What is your take on this news? Let us know in the comment section below!

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