There are now hundreds of places in Kentucky to get a COVID-19 vaccine, but finding the ones near you that have openings can take some work. The CDC is hoping an online portal can help direct people to doses near them.
Governor Beshear says, starting March 1, the state will begin vaccinating people in Phase 1C. That includes people sixty and older, anyone 16 or older with high-risk health conditions and essential workers.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s leading infectious-disease scientist, has estimated that somewhere between 70% and 85% of the U.S. population needs to get inoculated to stop the scourge that has killed close to 470,000 Americans.