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Kentucky's first COVID-19 drive-thru testing and vaccine site closes

UofL Health said the closure of the Brook and Liberty Street location marks another sign of progress in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky’s first drive-thru COVID-19 testing site has shut down.

In a news release, UofL Health said Wednesday, June 30 would be the last day for the testing and vaccination site at the corner of Brook and Liberty Street. They said the closure marks another sign of progress in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The site first opened in March 2020. According to UofL Health, more than 90,000 COVID-19 tests were performed at the downtown site. Nearly 150,000 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered at the company's five permanent drive-thru sites.

Today we celebrated the closing of our downtown drive-thru COVID-19 testing/vaccine site at Brook and Liberty Streets....

Posted by UofL Physicians on Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Officials with UofL Health said people who still need a vaccine or need to tested can do so at their Urgent Care Plus locations throughout the region.

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