Lexington Central Library to host pop-up vaccination clinic May 19


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Public Library and HealthFirst Bluegrass are expanding their partnership and will host a pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, May 19th at Central Library located at 140 E Main St.

Vaccines will be offered from 1-4 p.m. by reservation or on a walk-in basis.

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The Library and HealthFirst are currently running a weekly COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Village Branch on Versailles Road on Mondays from 1-4 p.m.

“HealthFirst Bluegrass is expanding its partnership with the Lexington Public Library to increase access to vaccinations here in our community. We’re united in our common goal and mission to serve our community and offer them the resources they require to stay safe,” said Malia Jackson, School Based Clinics Director at HealthFirst Bluegrass.

HealthFirst Bluegrass will be administering the COVID-19 vaccines which will be available to those 18 years of age and older. There is no cost to individuals and open to all in the community.

“The Lexington Public Library is committed to eliminating barriers and providing equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine to all members of our community,” said Heather Dieffenbach, Executive Director of the Lexington Public Library.

Appointments can be made in advance and walk-ins are accepted. Free parking in the Library’s parking garage with validation from the front desk at the Library.