COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

A young Black man with a developmental disability stands outside smiling broadly. Below reads, ‘Free In-home COVID-19 Vaccination. Tennesseans with disabilities over the age of 18 can now get a FREE COVID-19 vaccine in their own home! Vaccines available across the state. No proof of disability, age, or citizenship required. Call Disability Rights TN to register today! 800-342-1660.’

FREE in-home COVID-19 vaccines are available to Tennesseans with disabilities over the age of 18, their family members and caregivers.

It’s easy to schedule your in-home vaccine. Just call Disability Rights Tennessee at 1-800-342-1660 and their staff will sign you up for an appointment at a time that works for you. Then a home healthcare worker will come to your home and give you a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Program details:

  • Vaccines available statewide
  • Requires NO proof of disability, age or citizenship
  • Caregivers and others in the same home can also be vaccinated
  • All in-home vaccines are FREE

Call Disability Rights Tennessee at 1-800-342-1660 to register for your in-home vaccine.

This project is a collaboration of Disability Rights Tennessee, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, TN Council on Developmental Disabilities, UT Center for Developmental Disabilities, Statewide Independent Living Center of TN, TN Disability Coalition, and TN Department of Health. 

  • Downloadable health care communication boards for people who have limited verbal communication (“Supporting Communication with Patients who have COVID-19,” from the Patient Provider Communication Network)
  • LifeCourse Tools for Healthy Living - includes worksheets people, families, and others can fill out about a person's health, support needs, etc. Includes worksheet for "today's doctor visit", a healthy living Trajectory, Support Star and one-page profile, and other tools useful in helping healthcare providers or hospital staff understand someone's needs

This Page Last Updated: May 2, 2022 at 2:14 PM