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Henderson, Kentucky COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

If you meet the criteria below, you are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

If you do NOT meet these criteria and schedule an appointment, your appointment will be cancelled.

  • Healthcare workers and first responders who live  in Kentucky
  • ​People who come into contact with infectious material (such as funeral home employees) 
  • Kentuckians age 60+  *see guideline information below
  • Kentuckians age 18+ with an underlying health condition  *see guideline information below
  • Kentuckians who are essential workers, as part of Phase 1c  *see guideline information below
  • Kentuckians age 55-59 can be added to the Call List here.
All who arrive for an appointment must show either a workplace ID badge to prove vaccine-eligible employment, or ID indicating date of birth. 
 
 

BUT FIRST, Read All Of This Information

*More Information about State Guidelines
As of March 1, the Kentucky COVID-19 vaccination priority moves to Phase 1c persons age 60 or older, persons age 18 or older with a qualifying underlying health condition, and essential workers as defined by the state. 

Health Condition Guidelines
Per CDC, adults of any age with the following conditions are at increased risk of severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19:

  • Cancer
  • 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 30 kg/m2 or higher but less than 40 kg/m2)
  • Severe Obesity (body mass index [BMI] equal to or greater than 40 kg/m2)
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Type 2 diabetes 

Phase 1C Essential Workers:

  • Transportation and logistics
  • Food Service Shelter & Housing (construction)
  • Finance
  • IT & Communication
  • Energy
  • Media
  • Legal
  • Public Safety (Engineers)
  • Water & Wastewater
  • Clergy
  • Child care workers (added 2/15)

What To Know To Schedule Your Appointment
Do not schedule a vaccine right now if:

  • You have had a serious or anaphylactic reaction to any other vaccine in the past.  You must talk to your doctor first.
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding (talk to your doctor first)
  • If you have had COVID-19, schedule your appointment no earlier than 90 days after your initial positive test result.  You will be able to see schedules about one month out.
  • You must not have had any other vaccination in the past 14 days, including a flu shot.
  • Make sure you check your calendar for any conflicts; while you CAN reschedule your appointment, try to not need to.
  • The Moderna vaccine requires two doses, approximately 28 days apart.  You will schedule your second dose while at your first shot appointment. 
Vaccines will be offered at:
Deaconess Henderson Hospital (map)
 
 
After You Schedule Your Appointment
  • You will receive a confirmation email, text and/or MyChart message.
  • Log into MyChart to complete eCheck-in prior to arriving to your appointment. 
  • Please enter the Elm Street Entrance on the first floor.  Signage will direct you to the vaccine site.  
  • Please arrive at your appointment no earlier than 10 minutes before your scheduled time.  This helps us keep patients spaced apart during the vaccination process, and keeps parking spaces available.
  • Please wear a short sleeved shirt under your clothing.
  • Plan to bring your insurance card(s) to your appointment.
  • If you are eligible due to being a healthcare worker or first responder, bring your employee ID or other proof of employment.
  • If you are eligible due to age, bring an ID that can verify birthdate.  
  • Also, bring your work schedule/calendar with you, as you will schedule your second vaccination while at this appointment.
  • You will be at your appointment for about 30-45  minutes. Plan to wait at least 15 minutes onsite after receiving your vaccine.  
  • If you need to reschedule, you can do so through MyChart.  
 
Questions about how the vaccine will be paid for:
  • The federal government is covering the cost of the vaccine itself, but health care providers are charging a fee (between $30-$40) for administering the vaccine. 
  • Please bring your insurance card so your insurance company can be billed.
Questions about the vaccine?
Schedule an appointment with Henderson COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
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