• All Tennessee Adults Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination by April 5

    Monday, March 22, 2021 | 11:56am

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today announced all Tennessee adults will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination no later than April 5. Tennesseans aged 55 and older and those in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations effective Mar. 18.

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  • Tennessee Ramps Up COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

    Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | 04:32pm

    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Health is working with partners across the state to ensure continued equitable and efficient distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in the community. Vaccination appointments are currently available at county health departments in every grand division of the state.

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  • TDH Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

    Tuesday, March 09, 2021 | 03:29pm

    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 hospitalization and death from COVID-19. Tennesseans in Phase 1c of the state’s plan are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccination.

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  • Tobi Amosun Named Assistant Commissioner

    Wednesday, March 03, 2021 | 10:12am

    NASHVILLE – Tobi Adeyeye Amosun, MD, FAAP, has been named assistant commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health Division of Family Health and Wellness. In this position, Amosun will lead TDH efforts in maternal and child health, chronic disease prevention, health promotion and supplemental nutrition.

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  • COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Still Available in Shelby County

    Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 01:45pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with partners in Shelby County to ensure continued equitable and efficient distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in the community. Vaccination appointments are currently being scheduled at multiple sites in Shelby County for residents eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.

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  • Tennessee Removes State Visitation Restrictions for Long-term Care Facilities

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 01:36pm

    NASHVILLE – Today the Tennessee Department of Health announced state-specific visitation restrictions for long-term care facilities will end effective February 28, 2021. Facilities should use the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidance for safe operation and visitation with limited visitation restrictions no longer in place at the state level.

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  • Federal Pharmacy Partnership Expands Access to COVID-19 Vaccination in Tennessee

    Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 02:06pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee will see expanding access to COVID-19 vaccination with the launch of a new federal retail pharmacy program. The first phase of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination will launch in Tennessee February 12, with select pharmacies offering vaccinations in accordance with the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. These vaccinations will be provided at no cost to patients and will be available by appointment only.

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  • Tennesseans Age 70 and Older Urged to Register for COVID-19 Vaccines

    Tuesday, February 09, 2021 | 02:41pm

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health reminds adults aged 70 and older they are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccination. TDH estimates there are about 300,000 Tennesseans in the 70-74 year age group, and only about one in three Tennesseans in this group have been vaccinated to date.

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  • 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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