HART to Provide Free Transportation to New Henderson Vaccine Clinic

Free rides to the clinic will start Thursday and last 6 to 8 weeks.

Posted: Apr 26, 2021 10:30 AM
Updated: Apr 26, 2021 11:03 AM

The City of Henderson will provide free public transportation to the new Community Vaccination Center opening Thursday.

Henderson Area Rapid Transit (HART) will provide free, on-demand service to anyone that qualifies for the COVID-19 vaccine to the new clinic set up by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Related: Community Vaccination Center Coming to Henderson Through Federal Partnership

The new Community Vaccination Center in Henderson will open on Thursday, April 29, and will operate for six to eight weeks. The center will provide vaccine services to 12 western Kentucky counties.

Residents that need the free rides to the center can call:

- 270-831-1249

- 270-831-1244

- 270-831-1824

- 270-831-1826

The Center will operate from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Tuesday through Saturday.

In addition to HART, GRITS will also make transportation available free of charge to the Center. Passengers must call 24 hours in advance of attending the vaccination center. Anyone interested in that service can call 1-800-816-3511 to schedule, or 270-686-1651.

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