People from the public came in to get an injection, as well as state officials and lawmakers.
Beshear said it’s important to get a booster shot due to waning immunity against the aggressive delta variant.
State Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack says most people are now eligible, including people over the age of 65, those with underlying health conditions, and people who live and work in high-risk environments.
Beshear said also he supports Pfizer’s decision to ask the FDA to authorize booster shots for all adults.
“I think that is what’s going to help us, especially as we move into the winter, as we have holidays, to be protected and to not see the smart type of surge that we had last year,” Beshear said.
Beshear said it’s too early to tell if booster shots will be needed on a continuous basis.
You can sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine by visiting vaccines.gov.