Monroe Co. Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Last Updated 4/5/21

 

Monroe Co. Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination: All Phases Now Eligible

Following the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s phased distribution plan, vaccination sites may now begin to vaccinate all eligible citizens as per the below Phases. 

MCHD is currently scheduling appointments for eligible citizens ages 18 years and over, as vaccine supply permits; call the health dept at 270-487-6782 for more information. There are also local providers and pharmacies that are also adminstering COVID-19 vaccinations. 

The table below defines each phase. As everyone patiently awaits their turn to obtain vaccination, it is important that we continue to protect ourselves, our family, and our neighbors by wearing a cloth face covering in public, avoiding close contact with others, frequently washing our hands and by staying home if we are ill.

 

Phase 1a

Long-term care facilities; Assisted living facilities; Healthcare personnel

Phase 1b

Anyone age 70 or older; First Responders; K-12 school personnel

Phase 1c

Anyone age 60 or older; Anyone age 16 or older with CDC highest risk C19 conditions; All essential workers

Phase 2

Anyone age 40 or older

Phase 3

Anyone age 16 or older

Phase 4

Children under the age of 16 if the vaccine is approved for this age group

 

For more information, visit vaccine.ky.gov. For general questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, the public can call the Kentucky COVID-19 Hotline, operated by Norton Healthcare, at 1-800-722-5725.

 

There are Regional Vaccination Locations where citizens can also go to obtain a vaccine. These regional sites are located in Glasgow and in Bowling Green:

TJ Regional Health, T.J. Health Pavilion

301 North L Rogers Blvd., Glasgow KY 42141

Dates and hours are still being determined at this time

Kentuckians in this region will be able to sign up at tjregionalhealth.org, or by calling 270-659-1010.

 

Greenwood Mall, former Sears location (Kroger Health site)

Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104 

Visit Kroger.com/covidvaccine or call 866-211-5320 to sign-up.

 

Med Center Health

800 Park Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101

 

Individuals who qualify under the age requirements for this priority phase can add their name to the scheduling request list by texting SENIOR to 270-796-3200. Alternatively, you can email vaccine@mchealth.net with your full name, date of birth and phone number.