COVID VACCINE UPDATE FROM PDHD INCLUDES LICENSED CHILDCARE WORKERS ADDED
The Governor has announced that the COVID-19 phase 1b group has been expanded to include childcare
Childcare Workers must be employed at a licensed facility, certified home, or a registered
professional to receive the COVID-19 vaccine from the Purchase District Health Department.
Our vaccination form has been updated to include “childcare workers: employed at a licensed facility,
certified home, or a registered professional”.
We will continue to prioritize the 70 plus population but will begin to work childcare workers into our vaccination clinics. If you are a childcare worker and would like to be informed of when you can schedule a vaccination appointment with us or when another provider has opened scheduling please fill out the updated form at www.purchasehealth.org and select “childcare worker: employed at a licensed facility, certified home, or a registered professional”.
Weather has affected federal hubs utilized in vaccine distribution. This has impacted the state of
Kentucky and states across the nation in receiving vaccine from the federal government. Due to this we
have not received a shipment of vaccine from the state and have not been informed of when to expect
When we receive notice of delivery and allocation, we will begin to schedule for the next
vaccination clinic. We are continuing to schedule in relative order of when an individual requested to be
added to our list either by phone or through our online form.
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