Baptist Health Paducah to hold final first-dose vaccine clinic May 17

May 07, 2021

Appointments are available online at for anyone 18 and older.

(Paducah, Ky.) May 7, 2021 —Baptist Health Paducah will hold its last first-dose clinic for the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, May 17.

Appointments are available online at for anyone 18 and older. Those with a vaccination appointment must enter at the first floor of the Larry Barton Atrium.

Baptist Health Paducah began administering the Moderna vaccine on Dec. 23, starting with employees, local healthcare workers and school personnel in Paducah and McCracken County. Moderna is a two-dose vaccine with a second shot 28 days later.

To date, the hospital has vaccinated 14,150 people. With so many people already vaccinated, the demand for vaccines has decreased in recent weeks. COVID-19 vaccine locations throughout the state are listed at Vaccine will continue to be available for our region at the Purchase District Health Department, 916 Kentucky Ave., on the following dates:

  • Beginning May 10, a walk-in Moderna clinic will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Thursday.
  • May 11, after-hours walk-in Johnson & Johnson clinic from 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Beginning May 14, a drive-through Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, on the back parking lot of the health department.
  • May 19, after-hours walk-in Moderna clinic from 4 to 7 p.m.