Lexington health department begins Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster for kids

Starting May 25 ages 5-11 years will be able to get vaccinated by same-day appointment

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Starting Wednesday, May 25, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will begin administering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine booster for children five to 11 years old.

According to the health department, same-day appointments can be made in the department’s Public Health Clinic by calling 859-288-2483. All COVID-19 vaccines are available for free by same-day appointment every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

You can find more information HERE.

The health department also reported 350 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday which brings the 7-day rolling average to 138 cases. According to the health department, 620 people have now died from COVID-19 in Lexington since the start of the pandemic.

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