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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is injected into a patient’s arm on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Pediatric vaccination clinic opens at UK HealthCare

Emily Girard December 2, 2021

On Nov. 9, UK HealthCare and the Kentucky Children’s Hospital collaborated to open a pediatric vaccination clinic and distribute COVID-19 vaccines to children.The clinic, located in the UK HealthCare...

Camille Wright, a junior ISC and digital media design major, directs patients to open stations on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK vaccine operations to switch locations

Sarah Michels May 10, 2021

In a hopeful sign that post-COVID normalcy is moving even closer, the University of Kentucky announced that their vaccination operations will be moving out of their temporary vaccine clinics and into normal...

Camille Wright, a junior ISC and digital media design major, directs patients to open stations on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Another day, another dose at vaccine clinic

Rayleigh Deaton April 14, 2021

The brisk April breeze played with the flaps on a series of white vinyl tents, the tunnel through people enter the Kroger Field vaccine site and await their ‘shot of hope.’On Saturday, April 10, the...

A bomb disposal robot is guided to the entrance of UK Chandler Hospital at 10:30 a.m. as part of law enforcement’s response to a situation with a suspicious package in the hospital’s emergency room the morning of March 25, 2021.

What we know about the emergency situation at UK Chandler Hospital

Kernel News Staff March 25, 2021

An alert was tweeted out by UK Police at 10:58 a.m. saying to avoid the area surrounding the UK Chandler Emergency Room at South Limestone with reports of a suspicious package located at the ER. 3 p.m....

Students participate in a line dance during the 24 hour DanceBlue marathon at 3:06 a.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Format changes but spirit remains for beloved fundraiser

Natalie Parks March 22, 2021

The scene is almost unimaginable now: hundreds of University of Kentucky students in close proximity in one room, sweating together, laughing together, crying together. Not only do they not shirk from...

Rebecca Edwins, a third-year medical student, confirms a patients medical information at UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Back on track: UK student volunteers form vital part of return to normalcy

Sarah Michels March 18, 2021

When the Lexington community returns to a semblance of pre-pandemic normalcy, consider thanking the hundreds of UK students who volunteered at the university’s vaccine clinic operations.  As of May...

A pharmacist prepares a syringe for administering to recipients of UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Where is the data on UK’s COVID-19 vaccine clinics?

Natalie Parks March 1, 2021

Beginning in February, the University of Kentucky has partnered with the Lexington government to provide pop-up clinics as part of an effort to reduce the racial inequality of COVID-19 vaccinations in...

Lexington residents wait the 15 minutes of observation following their COVID-19 vaccination at the mobile clinic held by UK at First Baptist Church Bracktown on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

Mobile clinics aim to bridge racial gap in vaccine distribution

Natalie Parks February 27, 2021

As part of a city movement to bridge a racial gap in vaccine distribution, the University of Kentucky is partnering with community sites to hold mobile clinics that are more accessible to Lexington residents.UK...

A pharmacist prepares a syringe for administering to recipients of UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK will offer COVID-19 vaccines to all employees

Natalie Parks February 8, 2021

Three weeks after opening its COVID-19 vaccine clinic, the University of Kentucky will expand its appointment offerings to all campus employees and other members of Phase 1C.According to an announcement...

Rebecca Edwins, a third-year medical student, confirms a patients medical information at UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Extra hours worked by student volunteers expand vaccination capacity at UK

Natalie Parks January 31, 2021

Almost two weeks after first opening, UK's mass vaccination clinic in Kroger Field has inoculated more than 20,000 UK and Lexington community members against COVID-19.Already operating at a rate of 85...

A volunteer from UK administers the COVID-19 vaccine to a recipient on UKs first day operating its vaccine clinic out of centralized Kroger Field location. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

COVID-19 vaccinations underway at UK’s central site

Natalie Parks January 19, 2021

On opening day of COVID-19 vaccinations at UK's centralized clinic, dozens of Lexington residents signed up to receive their shots in what many say was an easy and fast process.The clinic started officially...

A flag signals the entrance of the COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the Central Bank Club on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Early look at Kroger Field vaccination site

Natalie Parks January 18, 2021

At noon on Jan. 19, the University of Kentucky will open its centralized COVID-19 clinic, offering vaccines to the Lexington community via online request and appointments.UK had previously completed vaccinating...

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