Message from Director EHS and Emergency Manager David Oliver - Latest Information on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
- David E. Oliver
- Thursday, February 25th, 2021
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has announced that registration for Phase 1C of the COVID-19 vaccine will open on Monday, March 1. Phase 1C includes faculty and staff at colleges and universities.
Currently, vaccinations are available in the Bowling Green area through the following organizations:
Med Center Health
Individuals from 1A, 1B, and those who are ages 60+:
Healthcare workers: Text SHOT to (270) 796-3200
K-12; childcare personnel: Text SCHOOL to (270) 796-3200
Ages 60+: Text SENIOR to (270) 796-3200
Other individuals in phase 1C, should text COVID to (270) 796-4400 to be added to a waiting list for future scheduling. To determine if you qualify under phase 1C, please visit https://govstatus.egov.com/ky-covid-vaccine.
Kroger (former Sears location at Greenwood Mall)
Another resource is Vaccine Finder at https://vaccinefinder.org which may contain information as it is updated and searchable by ZIP Code.
We encourage everyone to get vaccinated when you become eligible. Please continue to follow the standard safety protocols of wearing a mask, keeping your distance, washing your hands and avoiding large crowds.
Dr. David E. Oliver Ed.D, CSP, CEM
Director Environmental Health & Safety