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:
- 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.)
- Wear a mask in indoor public places if you are high risk for severe illness.
If you have COVID-19, you can spread the virus to others. There are precautions you can take to prevent spreading it to others: isolation, masking, and avoiding contact with people who are at high risk of getting very sick. Follow the CDC guidelines here Isolation and Precautions for People with COVID-19 | CDC. The Isolation and Exposure Calculator will help you determine if you need to isolate or take other steps to prevent spreading COVID-19.
If you were exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 or have been told by a healthcare provider or public health authority that you were exposed, follow the CDC guidelines and steps that you should take, regardless of your vaccination status or if you have had a previous infection here What to Do If You Were Exposed to COVID-19 | CDC.
Following are the CDC’s recommendations for everyone age 5 years and older:
- Everyone aged 5 years and older – should get 1 dose of an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against serious illness from COVID-19. None of the updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccines is preferred over another.
- Children aged 5 years – 11 years who are not vaccinated or have gotten previous COVID-19 vaccine(s)
- Children aged 5 years – 11 years who are unvaccinated or have previously gotten a COVID-19 vaccine before September 12, 2023, should get 1 updated Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
- People aged 12 years and older who are not vaccinated.
People aged 12 years and older who are unvaccinated should get either:
- Take updated Pfizer-BioNTech or updated Moderna COVID-19 vaccine,
- Recieve 2 doses of updated Novavax COVID-19 vaccine.
When Are You Up to Date?
- Everyone aged 5 years and older: You are up to date when you get 1 updated COVID-19 vaccine.
- Children aged 6 months—4 years: You are up to date when you get all recommended doses, including at least 1 dose of updated COVID-19 vaccine.
- People who got the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine: You are up to date when you get 1 updated COVID-19 vaccine.
Updated EUA’s and VIS sheet:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you were vaccinated at an out of state provider, please contact that provider’s office for additional information.
: 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.
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