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How to talk about COVID-19 vaccines with friends and family
Tips for initiating a conversation about the COVID-19 Vaccine.
COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard & Data
View the Kentucky Covid-19 Vaccine Dashboard for vaccine data and interactive map.
Vaccine Provider Guidance
Kentucky’s guidance and resources for vaccine providers.
COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots
The CDC has expanded the eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots with recommendations for those who have received the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. No matter what initial vaccine you received, you may choose which vaccine to receive as a booster.
Who should get a booster shot?
If you received a Pfizer or Moderna series:
- 65 years and older
- Age 18 + who live in long-term settings
- Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
- Age 18 + who work or live in high-risk settings
If you received a J&J vaccine:
- Age 18 +
When should you get a booster shot?
- At least 6 months after Pfizer or Moderna
- At least 2 months after J&J
COVID-19 Vaccine Additional Dose
CDC recommends that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
Have you lost or misplaced the card you were given when you received your COVID-19 vaccine?
The COVID-19 Hotline (800) 722-5725 can answer general COVID-19 vaccine questions.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) supports Governor Andy Beshear’s prioritization of health care as a basic human right and believes every Kentucky family deserves to see a doctor and receive treatment.
Recognizing that COVID-19-related deaths currently rank third among causes of death in Kentucky, KDPH is planning for the equitable distribution of a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine that will advance Governor Beshear’s healthcare priority. Vaccine distribution details, including the number of doses and allocation plan, are expected to change frequently. Please visit this page for regular updates.
General COVID-19 Vaccine Information
CDC Vaccine Toolkit – For You and Your Family
The CDC has a number of COVID-19 vaccine resources to help you and your family understand the COVID-19 vaccine.
- CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Information
- Benefits of Getting Vaccinated
- Ensuring the Safety of Vaccines
- How COVID-19 Vaccines Work
- Myths and Misconceptions about COVID-19 Vaccines
- CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions
- What to Expect at Your Appointment to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19
- What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
- Shipping and Handling - Pfizer, Moderna and Janssen Vaccine