West Tennessee Healthcare hosting COVID-19 vaccine events Saturday

JACKSON, Tenn. — West Tennessee Healthcare has announced three COVID-19 vaccination events Saturday, Feb. 27.

The events will be held at the following locations, by appointment only, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

  • Lane College, 545 Lane Ave., Jackson in the J.F. Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building
  • Humboldt Medical Center, 3525 Chere Carol Road, Humboldt in the conference center
  • UT Martin Selmer campus, 1269 Tennessee Ave., Selmer

Vaccinations at these events will be given by appointment only.

Eligible individuals must be at least 65-years-old or older, or included in Phase 1a1, Phase 1a2, or Phase 1b of the Tennessee Department of Health vaccination plane.

This includes inpatient and outpatient healthcare workers, kindergarten through 12th grade teachers and educators, residents and staff of long-term care facilities and mortuary services employees.

Identification will be required.

Appointments can be made online beginning Wednesday, Feb. 24 here.

Recipients will be receiving the Pfizer vaccine, which requires a second dose. Those second appointments will automatically be scheduled, and recipients will receive their second dose on March 20 at the same location.

If you are 18-years-old or younger and have received a monoclonal antibody treatment after testing positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days, you are not currently eligible to receive a vaccine.

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