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Pfizer COVID–19 vaccine will be available at Corbin High School ballpark Saturday afternoon

Baptist Health Corbin will be offering the opportunity to catch the COVID–19 vaccine and a ballgame Saturday afternoon. The hospital has partnered with the Whitley County Health Department to offer the Pfizer vaccine from 1 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Corbin High School baseball...

Walk-in COVID–19 vaccines available through Baptist Health Corbin

Individuals interested in receiving the COVID–19 vaccination may now do so on a walk-in basis at the Baptist Health Corbin’s COVID–19 vaccine clinic. “You can still make an appointment if you want to,” said Debbie Hardin, Strategic Services Manager at the hospital. The...

Those ages 16 and older can now get their COVID-19 vaccinations

COVID–19 vaccinations are now available to Kentucky residents at least 16 years of age. Gov. Andy Beshear announced the change that went into effect last Friday. “We are seeing a number of states with an increase in cases and hospitalizations, and it is happening among younger...

COVID–19 vaccinations to be made available to 16, 17-year-olds

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Wednesday that the minimum age to receive the COVID–19 vaccination will be lowered to 16 effective Friday. However, of the three approved vaccines from Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer, only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for 16 and...

No date yet for more COVID vaccine

Last week Baptist Health Corbin received 975 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine that went to frontline healthcare workers, but it remains to be seen when the next doses of the vaccine will be headed to Whitley County. Whitley County Public Health Director Marcy Rein said that...

COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Baptist Health Corbin

Officials at Baptist Health Corbin announced Tuesday that the Pfizer COVID–19 vaccine  has arrived on site. The hospital was one of 11 across Kentucky that Gov. Andy Beshear announced would be recipients of the initial shipment as part of the effort to immunize frontline...

COVID-19 vaccine is close

Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday that Kentucky is expected to receive approximately 38,000 doses of the new COVID–19 vaccine that has been developed by Pfizer by mid-December. Beshear said the Pfizer vaccine, and the one developed by Maderna, have each proven more than 90 percent...

Baptist Health Corbin one of 11 Ky. hospitals to receive initial COVID–19 vaccines slated for healthcare workers

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that Baptist Health Corbin will be one of 11 medical facilities across the state that will receive a portion of the initial Pfizer vaccine, slated to arrive in Kentucky as early as Dec. 15. Beshear said previously that Kentucky is slated to...