SCHD offering COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only; Jan. appointments filled

SCHD offering COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only; Jan. appointments filled
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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — The Shelby County Health Department is set to begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations for those qualified to be vaccinated on an appointment-only basis beginning Tuesday at the Pipkin Building at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

Vaccinations will continue Tuesday – Saturday each week until January 30, according to a release from the health department.

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All appointments for January have been filled.

The statement said SCHD will notify the public on its website and through the media once more vaccination appointments become available.

If you do not have an appointment, you are asked to avoid the Pipkin Building and the Fairgrounds so as not to impede traffic and slow vaccination efforts.

Once more vaccine becomes available, more vaccination sites will be opened.

All those who set up January appointments through the SignUpGenius link should be prepared to bring identification and proof of eligibility, including proof of age, a professional license, or a letter from an employer.

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