LFCHD closing in on 10,000 people vaccinated



LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has given an update on their vaccine distribution.

Health officials say they’ve vaccinated 9,200 people.

They gave this information on first-time doses from previous weeks:

• Week of Dec. 21: 1,500 received, 591 given (they held a small clinic this week because of the Christmas holiday and to test their ability to expand in future weeks; doses were carried over to the following week)

• Week of Dec. 28: 700 received, 931 given

• Week of Jan. 4: 800 received, 1,309 given

• Week of Jan. 11: 2,000 received, 1,994 given

• Week of Jan. 18: 1,200 received, 1,350 given

• Week of Jan. 25: 1,000 received, 1,234 given

• Week of Feb. 1: 700 received, 737 given

• Week of Feb. 8: 500 received (does not include 600 provided to Baptist Health Lexington), 415 given (includes LFCHD doses only)

• Week of Feb. 15: 0 received (shipments were delayed because of ice/snow storms), 129 given (using 2nd-time doses until new shipment arrived)

• Week of Feb. 22: 550 received (does not include 1,050 provided to Baptist Health Lexington), 435 given (includes LFCHD doses only; remaining 115 were used as 2nd doses after borrowing from inventory last week due to snow/ice storms)

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