Vaccines are being administered by the following providers. Follow the webpages and phone numbers for each provider to find out more information and/or register for a vaccine.
Note: Most Kentucky vaccination locations are providing vaccinations for those in groups 1-A and 1B. Vaccinations will start for those in group 1-C on March 1.
Kentucky Regional Vaccination Center (Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway – vaccines administered inside Alltech Arena on main pedestrian level. Follow directional signage)
- Vaccinations will take place, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays – appointments are required.
- Sign-up online for an appointment, or call 1 (866) 211-5320.
- Appointments will be open to those within phase 1A & 1B. Appointment availability will include phase 1C starting March 1.
- Golf cart transportation will be available for those who need assistance with mobility from their vehicle into the arena.
- The vaccination location is operated by Kroger in partnership with the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
UK HealthCare (Kroger Field, park in Blue Lot and follow directional signage)
- Request to be vaccinated: or CALL: 859-218-0111
- This location operated 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturdays.
- Priority will be given to K-12 personnel, first responders, and healthcare workers.
- This location is looking to begin vaccinating those in phase 1C soon.
- After you’ve requested a vaccination, an invitation will be sent to the email address you provide – look for an email from UK HEALTHCARE VACCINATIONS.
- Once receiving the invitation, respond as quickly as possible.
- Approximately 12,500 vaccinations are administered each week at Kroger Field. This number may increase as more vaccine doses become available.
- Vaccinations are only available with an appointment.
- For more information, visit ukvaccine.org.
- If you are credentialed to provide vaccinations, please consider volunteering in a clinical or non-clinical position at this location. If you are interested, sign-up to volunteer here.
- If you are a UK faculty member, staff member or student, you can find information on vaccination plans online.
UK HealthCare Mobile Pop-Up Vaccination Units (Various Locations)
- UK, the state, and City are working together to begin offering outreach clinics every Saturday targeting underserved areas.
- 500 vaccine doses are being allocated by Kentucky Department of Public Health each weekend for these clinics.
- The purpose of these pop-up locations is to provide more equitable access to vaccinations to those in underserved communities.
- Community organizations are working with UK to identify and invite those who will receive shots each weekend.
- Walk-up appointment or people not scheduled in advance will not be permitted.
- UK and UK HealthCare staff the clinics.
- Clinic locations include:
- March 6: Shiloh Baptist Church
- March 13: Charles Young Community Center
- Materials will be provided to patients during their post-vaccine observation period focused on promoting the importance of getting vaccinated among their networks.
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department
- Phase 1A & 1B (70+) Vaccination Notification Form for LexingtonPhase 1A and 1B (70+) Vaccination Notification Form for Lexington: If you are in categories 1A and 1B (70+), you can receive notifications about future clinics by providing information here: COVID-19 Vaccination Notification Form. If you receive your first dose from Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, you will be contacted about scheduling your second dose.Know this is NOT a guarantee of getting the vaccination. This is a way to be notified about future vaccination clinics as they become available. If you have questions, call (859) 899-2222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The ability to get vaccinated will require an appointment.
Baptist Health Lexington, Lexington Green (116 Lexington Green Circle)
- To schedule an appointment, visit scheduleyourvaccine.com
Lexington VA Health Care System, Bowling Campus (1101 Veterans Drive)
- COVID-19 vaccination will be available by appointment – Learn more.
- For more information contact (859) 270-3765.
Vaccination distribution phases
A phased vaccination distribution approach has been developed by the Kentucky Department of Public Health. Below, you will find the phases and descriptions.
At this time, most providers in Fayette County are taking registrations for Phase 1A and 1B. Providers will prioritize appointments based on guidelines within these phases.
|1 A||Long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, health care personnel.|
|1 B||First responders, anyone age 70 or older, K-12 school personnel.|
|1 C||Anyone age 60 or older, anyone age 16 or older with CDC highest risk C19 risk conditions, all essential workers.|
|2||Anyone age 40 or older.|
|3||Anyone age 16 or older.|
|4||Children under the age of 16 if the vaccine is approved for this age group (est. 18% of the KY population).|
Phase 1 A, B & C Reference (as indicated by Kentucky Public Health)
Frontline essential workers include:
- Healthcare personnel
- First responders (Firefighters, Police)
- Education (teachers, support staff, daycare)
- Food & Agriculture
- U.S. Postal service workers
- Public transit workers
- Grocery store workers
Other essential workers include:
- Transportation and logistics
- Foodservice shelter & housing (construction)
- IT & communication
- Public safety (engineers)
- Water & wastewater
Conditions considered at increase risk of severe illness include:
- Chronic kidney disease
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
- Down Syndrome
- Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
- Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant
- Obesity (body mass index (BMI) of 30kg/m2 or higher, but less than 40 kg/m2))