Beshear appeals to Kentucky students to take COVID-19 shots

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(AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear is calling on Kentucky’s students to take the COVID-19 shots. He said Tuesday their help is crucial to overcome a challenge that adults can’t do on their own. The Democratic governor visited a Lexington high school to promote the vaccinations. He referred to the vaccine as “the key to having a fully normal school year in the fall.” Beshear reassured students at Lafayette High School who were preparing to receive the vaccine. He told them: “It’s just a shot, right?” He stressed the vaccine’s effectiveness in a message aimed at students and parents.