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Tennesseans 16+: Now Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Information from TN Dept of Health about the Ongoing Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
  • TDH Expands Access to COVID-19 Vaccination in Rural and Underserved Areas

    Thursday, January 28, 2021 | 03:47pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health is expanding access to COVID-19 vaccination with a particular focus on rural and underserved areas. TDH is partnering with pharmacies and community health clinics to add more than 100 new vaccination sites across the state. Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan remains focused on equity to ensure those with limited access to health care resources will be able to receive vaccinations when they meet eligibility criteria outlined in the plan.

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  • TDH Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

    Friday, January 22, 2021 | 02:00pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health has updated Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan as the state continues to prioritize Tennesseans most at risk of illness and death from COVID-19.

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  • New Features Added to COVID-19 Website

    Friday, January 15, 2021 | 02:59pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee’s Unified Command Group have added new features to the website to make it easier for users to find county-specific information and request an appointment for COVID-19 vaccination.

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  • Tennessee Makes Rapid Progress in Vaccinating Highest Risk Populations

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021 | 01:00pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee is making great progress in rapidly vaccinating those at highest-risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19. Within four weeks of Tennessee receiving its first doses of COVID-19 vaccine, more than 221,000 people in the state have received vaccinations, and the Tennessee Department of Health is distributing COVID-19 vaccinations as rapidly as supplies are received from the federal government. Tennessee is one of the most successful states in the U.S. at quickly administering vaccine, having administered more than 50 percent of the vaccines received by the state.

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  • Tennessee Continues COVID-19 Vaccination

    Monday, January 04, 2021 | 04:56pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee continues efforts to administer COVID-19 vaccinations as described in the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. Tennessee county health department staff members administered more than 25,000 COVID-19 vaccinations during the New Year weekend, and more than 157,000 total vaccinations have been administered statewide to date.

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  • TDH Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

    Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | 10:47am

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and its phased approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines to Tennesseans.

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  • TDH Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting Dashboard

    Friday, December 18, 2020 | 11:00am

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health will provide data on COVID-19 vaccines administered in the state via a new dashboard to be provided online at This dashboard will launch Dec. 18 and will be updated each Tuesday and Friday.

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  • TDH Announces Testing Schedule Change

    Monday, December 14, 2020 | 04:25pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Health COVID-19 testing sites across the state will begin offering self-testing kits to adults three days a week December 21, to allow staff members to transition to vaccination of frontline health care providers and first responders. Local county health departments will continue to offer COVID-19 testing five days a week at no charge for anyone who wishes to be tested.

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  • Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Arriving in Tennessee, Next Steps Announced

    Monday, December 14, 2020 | 12:33pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health today announced the state has received its first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine ahead of statewide shipment on Thursday. The state obtained an early shipment of 975 doses to hold as an emergency backup supply should any receiving hospital’s supply be damaged.

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