Revised 3-23-21. The Medical Center at Albany has been designated a Regional Vaccination Location by the Kentucky Governor’s Office and will provide COVID-19 vaccines for persons eligible in Phases 1a and 1b. Vaccinations will be performed at The Welcome Center of Clinton County at 28 Welcome Center Drive in Albany and are by appointment. Vaccinations are available for everyone 16 and older. Persons with an appointment for the vaccine who are under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
As defined by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Kentucky Governor’s Office, Phase 1a includes long term care facilities, assisted living facilities and healthcare personnel. Phase 1b includes anyone 70 or older, first responders, K-12 school personnel and childcare workers.
Those persons eligible as part of Phases 1a and 1b are asked to schedule a vaccine appointment by texting SHOT to 606-387-3646 or by emailing AlbanyVaccine@mchealth.net. Med Center Health will bill insurance companies for administration costs and individuals will not incur any costs. The vaccine will be provided regardless of whether or not a person has insurance.
People requesting the vaccine must be Kentucky residents. A Kentucky driver’s license or form of Identification to prove residency and age will be required. We ask that those who have already had COVID‑19 wait 90 days after recovering before getting the vaccine. Appointments cannot be made by calling The Welcome Center of Clinton County or The Medical Center at Albany. At this time, scheduling will be done through email and text messaging. Vaccines will be given by appointment. Those with an appointment are asked to not arrive more than 10 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment.