UK Hospital prepares to distribute COVID-19 vaccine

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – Hospitals are preparing for shipments of the coronavirus vaccine.

The University of Kentucky is one of the 11 hospitals receiving the first shipment in Kentucky. They’re also part of a national distribution readiness test.

The hospital says it received its shipment Thursday.

That vaccine does require a second dose, a booster, 21 days after the first dose. They say they anticipate receiving that second shipment before those 21 days would be up.

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