Oldham County Health Department and the Oldham County Board of Health make the following recommendations for all of Oldham County in accordance with the Kentucky Department of Public Health:

  1. Stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccines (A person is considered up to date when they have received all recommended vaccines including any booster dose(s) when eligible.)
  2. Wear a mask in indoor public places if you are high risk for severe illness.

COVID-19 Information

If you have tested POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 and have SYMPTOMS: Isolate for 10 DAYS from the date symptoms began.

  • If symptoms fully resolve, isolation may be shortened and end after day 5 on the first day without symptoms.
  • Wear a well-fitting face mask for 10 full days since the start of symptoms. Isolation should not be shortened if a mask cannot be worn properly and consistently.

If you have tested POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 and have NEVER HAD SYMPTOMS: Isolate for 5 DAYS from the date you had your test done.

  • Wear a well-fitting face mask for 5 additional days.
  • Isolation should be extended to 10 days if a mask cannot be worn properly and consistently.

For more information about COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines as determined by the CDC, visit COVID-19: When to Quarantine | CDC.


If you are not Up to Date* with your COVID-19 vaccination and have been in CLOSE CONTACT with someone diagnosed with COVID-19: Quarantine for 10 DAYS from your last exposure. Quarantine for 10 DAYS from your last exposure.

  • Quarantine may be shortened to 5 days if you have no symptoms and test negative for COVID-19 on day 5.
  • Wear a well-fitting face mask for 10 days from your last exposure.
  • Stay home and get a test if symptoms develop.

If you are Up to Date* with your COVID-19 vaccination and have been in CLOSE CONTACT with someone diagnosed with COVID-19:

  • You do not need to quarantine if you do not have symptoms.
  • Wear a well-fitting face mask for 10 full days from your last exposure.
  • Get tested for COVID-19 on day 5.
  • Stay home and get a test if symptoms develop.

*Up to Date means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible.

For more information about COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines as determined by the CDC, visit COVID-19: When to Quarantine | CDC.

OCHD is distributing the primary Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to anyone age 12 or older and the booster Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to anyone age 18 or older. OCHD is also distributing the Pfizer primary vaccine to anyone age 6 months or older or the Pfizer booster vaccine to anyone age 5 or older. Anyone under the age of 18 is required to have parental consent

  • An appointment can be made for anyone age 6 months or older to get a vaccine in the OCHD clinic by calling OCHD at 502-222-3516 during normal business hours.

Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) forms:

  • Moderna
    EUA Fact Sheet, most recently revised 10/20/21: English
    EUA Fact Sheet, most recently revised 10/20/21: Spanish
  • Pfizer
    EUA Fact Sheet Ages 6 months through 4, revised 6/28/22: English
  • EUA Fact Sheet Ages 6 months through 4, revised 6/17/22: Spanish
  • EUA Fact Sheet, most recently revised 10/20/21: English
    EUA Fact Sheet, most recently revised 8/23/21: Spanish
    EUA Fact Sheet Ages 5 through 11, most recently revised 10/29/21: English
    EUA Fact Sheet Ages 5 through 11, revised 10-29-21: Spanish
    EUA Fact Sheet Ages 12 and up, revised 10-29-21: Spanish
  • Janssen (J&J) EUA Fact Sheet, most recently revised 10/20/21: English / Spanish

Click here for a copy of the Oldham County Health Department Privacy Policy.

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

OCHD has received official guidance to administer booster shots to those who have received the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 primary series vaccines. No matter what vaccine you received, you may choose which vaccine to receive as a booster. The following individuals are recommended to get a booster shot:

If you received a Pfizer series: Age 5+

If you received a Moderna series: Age 18+

If you received a J&J vaccine: Age 18+

OCHD is administering Moderna and Pfizer Bivalent COVID Boosters. Two months after your last vaccine, individuals ages 18 and older can receive the Moderna Bivalent Booster and individuals 12 and older can received the Pfizer Bivalent Booster.

OCHD is still administering an additional dose to those that are moderately to severely immunocompromised at least 28 days after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

An appointment can be made for anyone age 5 years or older to get a vaccine in the OCHD clinic by calling OCHD at 502-222-3516 during normal business hours.

 

If you received your vaccinations from the Oldham County Health Department, please call 502-222-3516 ext. 160. If you received your vaccinations from another Kentucky provider, please call or email the Kentucky Immunization Registry at 502-564-0038 or kyirhelpdesk@ky.gov. If you were vaccinated at an out of state provider, please contact that provider’s office for additional information.

If you are experiencing any type of reaction after receiving your COVID-19 vaccine and want to report it, please use one of the following links:

Computer UsersVAERS – Report an Adverse Event (hhs.gov)

Smartphone UsersV-safe After Vaccination Health Checker | CDC

To focus on vaccine distribution and COVID-19 contact tracing, Oldham County Health Department is no longer conducting COVID-19 testing.  Please contact your healthcare provider for COVID-19 testing, payment information and insurance inquiries.

FOR CHILDCARE PROVIDERS ONLY. Do not complete a form if you are not the director or designated staff member responsible for case reporting.

Click here to report positive cases in your childcare facility.

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In the event of a discrepancy between case confirmations, please note kycovid19.ky.gov is reporting confirmed cases by the Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH). We are working diligently to confirm cases as they are reported to KDPH.