Kentucky leaders urge vaccinations as omicron variant hits US Thursday, Dec 2 2021 

During Gov. Beshear's weekly Team Kentucky briefing, the state leaders urged Kentuckians to get vaccinated to defend themselves against the omicron variant.

        

‘There’s really not a lot of information yet’: Louisville doctors weigh in on omicron variant Monday, Nov 29 2021 

Vaccines are still the best protection against the virus, doctors said.

        

Steve Burton says he was let go from ‘General Hospital’ over COVID vaccine refusal Tuesday, Nov 23 2021 

His departure follows that of fellow cast member Ingo Rademacher, who was reportedly also let go for the same thing.

        

24 UK workers on leave for not complying with COVID policy Saturday, Nov 13 2021 

In addition, 146 students haven’t complied with the university rule that unvaccinated students and staff must get tested regularly for COVID-19.

        

U of L sets dates for pop-up vaccine and booster clinics Tuesday, Nov 9 2021 

By Eli Hughes–

The University of Louisville announced on Nov. 9 that they would host another round of pop-up clinics for COVID vaccines/boosters and flu vaccines. The clinics will run from Nov. 10 through Nov. 12 on the Health Sciences Campus and from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19 on the Belknap Campus.

“U of L Campus Health Services will be offering Covid boosters, Covid vaccinations and flu vaccinations this week at the Health Sciences Center and next week on the Belknap Campus to faculty, staff and students,” the email said.  “You can get both your Covid vaccine/booster and your flu vaccine at the same time if desired.”

The HSC clinics will be in the U of L Healthcare Outpatient Center in the Conference Center/Physicians Lounge across from suite 110 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Belknap clinics will be at the SAC across from the mail/print shop from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Those interested in being vaccinated are encouraged to register beforehand to save time, but walk-ins will be accepted. Campus Health Services attached the following instructions for scheduling an appointment ahead of time:

“1. If you want to receive a flu vaccine and a COVID vaccine you will need to make two appointments.

2. Go to https://louisvilleportal.pointnclick.com

3. Click the “Student, Staff and Faculty” button at the top of the page. 4. Microsoft login screen will open. Sign using your ULINK ID@louisville.edu and associated password

5. “Stay Signed In” screen will appear and click No.

6. Confirm your identity by entering your date of birth and click proceed.

7. You should now be on the main page of the Campus Health Patient Portal.

8. To schedule an appointment, click on View, Check-in or Book an Appointment.”

More information about the COVID-19 vaccine, the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 booster can be found on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Website.

Graphic by Eli Hughes//The Louisville Cardinal

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When will Kentuckiana employers have to follow the vaccine mandate? Thursday, Nov 4 2021 

For states like Kentucky and Indiana, they have their own work safety agencies.

        

Kentucky AG suing Biden over federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate Thursday, Nov 4 2021 

Daniel Cameron joined attorneys general in Ohio and Tennessee challenging the mandate for federal workers. Federal workers must be fully vaccinated by Jan. 4.

        

Gov. Beshear urges Kentuckians to get COVID-19 vaccine booster Monday, Nov 1 2021 

“The vaccines work. It’s just, you need a booster for the vaccines to continue to work at the level that we need them to," Beshear said.

        

Beshear: Doubled vaccination numbers cause error; 431K misreported to CDC database Thursday, Oct 28 2021 

The governor said COVID vaccines given by Kroger were duplicated when reported to the federal database. The number of vaccinated Kentuckians decreased by 250K.

        

Your mammogram result can show a false positive after you get the COVID-19 vaccine, Here’s why Wednesday, Oct 27 2021 

If you've recently had your COVID vaccine or booster shot and you're planning to get a mammogram, doctors suggest letting them know when you make the appointment.

        

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