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Posted on: January 4, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                
 Date: January 4, 2021

 

CONTACT:     Joan Carr
 Office:    (901) 222-9010

 

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE
 
Lindenwood Church and Sycamore View Vaccination Sites Closed This Week

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – This week, the Health Department’s vaccination sites at Lindenwood Christian Church and 1826 Sycamore View Road are closed.  

 

We will announce later this week when and where drive-thru vaccination will resume for 1a1 groups, funeral/mortuary workers, and the 75+ population.

 

Here is the list of 1a1 groups, as defined by the Tennessee Department of Health in its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan: https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/cedep/novel-coronavirus/COVID-19_Vaccination_Plan.pdf:

 

  • First responders with direct public exposure including EMS, law enforcement, and fire fighters
  • Staff working at COVID-19 mass testing sites
  • Staff and residents of long-term care facilities, residential homes for the aged and staff and residents of assisted living centers who have direct contact with residents or contact with potentially infectious materials
  • Staff of other congregate care facilities such as homes for the intellectually or developmentally disabled, detention centers, Staff of Department of Children’s Services residential facilities, rehabilitation hospitals and psychiatric hospitals who have direct patient contact or contact with potentially infectious materials
  • Home health care staff with direct patient contact
  • Staff and residents of long-term care facilities, residential homes for the aged and staff and residents of assisted living centers who have direct contact with residents or contact with potentially infectious materials
  • Individuals > 18 years or older who cannot live independently due to serious chronic medical condition or intellectual or developmental disability
  • Providers of K-12 or university student health services who have direct patient contact or contact with potentially infectious materials

Shelby County Health Department is proud to be a part of this historic vaccination effort against COVID-19. For more information about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit our website: http://www.shelby.community/

 

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