Drive-thru COVID vaccine clinic held in Owensboro

Published: Sep. 1, 2021 at 10:19 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 2, 2021 at 3:37 PM CDT
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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce hosted its fourth free drive-thru COVID vaccine clinic on Thursday.

The clinic was held at First Christian Church at 700 JR Miller Boulevard.

The Green River District Health Department provided all three vaccines. Officials say they have been able to vaccinate more than 100 people since the first clinic.

Officials say those who choose Moderna or Pfizer will be contacted by the health department to schedule their second dose after 28 days.

Both the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and Moderna vaccine are approved for individuals aged 18 and older. The Pfizer vaccine is recommended for individuals aged 12 and older.

There is no cost to get the vaccine, regardless of insurance status, and no appointment was required.

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