LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As the COVID-19 vaccine is distributed to the public, there are many questions about when and how certain groups will be able to get their vaccine.
Below, we have listed each state's plan and where the state currently is within that plan. If there are differences on a county-by-county basis, those will be included as well.
If you still have questions, feel free to send us a text at 502-582-7290.
Am I eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine?
You can find out your current eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine on the state's vaccine website at this link. If you need help with that tool or don't have internet access, you can call 855-598-2246.
People in Phases 1A, 1B and 1C are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine statewide. The state is prioritizing vaccinations of people 60 years old or older. (Updated 3/1)
If you are not part of these groups, you are not eligible to get the vaccine.
Everyone in Phase 1A of Indiana's vaccine plan is eligible for the vaccine, as are people 60 and older in Phase 1B. Visit the Indiana COVID-19 vaccine website for the latest updates on eligibility. (Updated 2/25)
Where can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
Just because you're eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine does not mean you will be able to get an appointment right away. Vaccine supplies are very limited and appointments have been filling fast.
The list below shows the providers that are currently offering the vaccine. If your provider does not provide a waitlist, continue to check back on their website each day for new appointments.
**Some vaccination locations may have rescheduled or canceled vaccine clinics due to winter weather.
The state has a website and hotline to help Kentuckians determine when they are eligible to receive the vaccine and where to get it. The hotline will be open 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. EST. Monday-Friday.
- TTY 855-326-4654 (for hearing impaired only)
Kroger Regional Sites
(Updated 2/11) To register with Kroger, visit Kroger.com/CovidVaccine or call 866-211-5320. An appointment is required to get the vaccine. Those in Phase 1A and people are 70+ in Phase 1B will be prioritized.
Current vaccination sites as of 2/8/21:
- Alltech Arena in Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington
- Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington.
- Greenwood Mall (former Sears building), Bowling Green
Pharmacies (Walgreens, Good Neighbor independent pharmacies)
Approximately 13,000 additional first doses per week will be coming to Kentucky through 125 pharmacies.
COVID-19 vaccines will be offered at 78 Walgreens branches and 47 Good Neighbor independent pharmacies aimed at serving vulnerable Kentuckians.
Individuals can sign up for Walgreens appointments here. Kentuckians will need to create a Walgreens account for scheduling opportunities.
Other Regional Sites
Murray State University CFSB Center - Kentuckians in this region can visit callowayhealth.org or call 270-753-3381 to sign up for appointments. Appointments are currently available on Feb. 10 and Feb. 17. The address is 1401 State Route 121 North, Murray.
TJ Regional Health, T.J. Health Pavilion - Kentuckians in this region will be able to sign up at tjregionalhealth.org or by calling 270-659-1010 once dates and hours are determined. The address is 301 North L Rogers Blvd, Glasgow.
Get information on scheduling an appointment at a regional vaccination site here.
Jefferson County (Louisville)
(Updated 3/1) People who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Jefferson County can sign up through the following healthcare providers if appointments are available.
These providers are currently vaccinating people in Phase 1A, 1B and people age 60 and older in Phase 1C. Other groups in Phase 1C can receive their vaccination at a regional site.
Click the name of the healthcare provider to be taken to their website to register:
For updates on the current status of vaccine distribution in Jefferson County, you can sign up through the Louisville Metro website.
The Broadbent Arena mass vaccination site is exclusively for healthcare providers and educators. Appointments for this location can be made through your employer.
Available appointments will be listed on the Oldham County Health Department's website. If you don’t have internet access and need to call to make an appointment, you can call (502) 222-3516.
If there are no appointments available, the health department said new appointments will open each Friday at 1 p.m.
People 70 years old and older can register for the COVID-19 vaccine through the Bullitt County Health Department. Appointments can be made online.
The City of Lexington has launched a new website to provide the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more here.
(Update 2/22) The University of Kentucky is vaccinating people in Phase 1C. You can register here at the university.
Henry, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble County (North Central District Health Department)
(Updated 2/18) The North Central District Health Department covers Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble County. According to the department's website, it has paused its online scheduler tool for appointments set for Feb. 23 and 24 due to "unforeseen circumstances with vaccine availability beyond our control."
Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington County (Lincoln Trail District Health Department)
(Updated 2/25) The Lincoln Trail Health Department said it will open registration for people age 60 and older as part of Phase 1C for two clinics on March 3 and 4. Priority will still be given to adults 70 years old and older. Appointments will be on a first-come, first-serve basis and registration for the clinics will open at 9 a.m. on Feb. 26 and March 1, respectively.
Click here to make an appointment online. If you are unable to make an appointment online or do not have internet access, call 270-769-1601. (Do not use that number for general questions or other inquiries.)
According to the health department, other groups within Phase 1C will be "phased in" as vaccine quantities increase.
Indiana has a central search system for Hoosiers to find their closest vaccine location. To make an appointment, anyone can call the state's 211 telephone assistance service or follow these steps to register online:
- Go to ourshot.in.gov.
- Click on the link in the red box near the top of the page that says "Click here to find a vaccination site."
- Select the county you live in.
- Select a vaccine clinic available in your county.
- Select the blue link that says "Click here to register."
- Select the group you belong to and enter your date of birth.
- Certify that your age
- Click "Schedule an appointment."