Henry Co. Medical Center distributing Johnson & Johnson vaccine Thursday

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. — The Henry County Medical Center will be distributing Johnson & Johnson vaccinations on Thursday morning, according to a news release.

The release says those vaccines will be distributed from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the private dining room.

Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins will be accepted while supplies on the one-shot vaccine are available, the release says.

To make an appointment, email Kelly Winston at kwinston@hcmc-tn.org or call or text (731 )336-6155. Phone calls will be taken between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

You will need to provide your name, date of birth, and phone number when signing up, the release says.

Participants are asked to answer questions and remain onsite for up to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine.

You will not be eligible for the vaccine if you have had COVID-19 within the last 60 days. Individuals with reactions to shots or who have allergies should consult their primary care provider before receiving the vaccine.

For more information, click here.

For other organizations distributing vaccines, click here or call 1-866-442-5301.

The COVID-19 vaccine typically causes mild to moderate side effects, the most common being pain at the vaccination site, the release says. However, other side effects may include headache, fever, chills or muscle aches.

To report adverse reactions to the vaccine, click here and call Henry County Medical Center’s Infection Control at (731) 644-8260 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., your primary care provider, or the emergency department.

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