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Here's how to get a COVID-19 vaccine if you live in Tennessee, Mississippi or Arkansas

Vaccine availability is limited right now so keep checking this page for the latest updates.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Vaccinations in the Mid-South continue to ramp up in every state and county. More and more people are becoming eligible to make vaccine appointments every day. Below you'll find a break down of where to find vaccine information, or schedule an appointment.

Boston Children's Hospital, in partnership with the CDC and Harvard University, has put together VACCINEFINDER.ORG, an excellent resource for finding vaccines available near you. 

CLICK HERE TO USE VACCINE FINDER

SHELBY COUNTY

 Update: At the Pipkin building at 940 Early Maxwell Blvd, no appointments are needed to get a 1st or 2nd dose Pfizer vaccine between April 8 and April 11 and ONLY BETWEEN 5PM and 8PM

The City of Memphis is now operating public COVID-19 Vaccination Sites, Mondays – Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Appointment sign-up links will now be released on Fridays for appointments for the following week. 

 New appointments can be scheduled here

If you need assistance, call 901-222-SHOT (7468) from Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Where to find COVID-19 vaccine information for Tennessee

The Tennessee Health Department Website has a tool that will show you the availability of vaccines in your county as well as the current vaccine roll-out phase that your county is in. 

CLICK HERE FOR TENNESSEE VACCINE INFO

Where to find COVID-19 vaccine information for Mississippi


First dose appointments: Check the online vaccination scheduler daily, especially early in the week, when a large number of new appointments usually become available.

Second dose appointments: Look for second-dose scheduling information in your first dose confirmation e-mail. Remember that your second dose appointment should be made 3-5 weeks (for Pfizer vaccine) or 4-6 weeks (Moderna) from your first vaccination. 

Help with vaccination appointments: 877-978-6453

Eligibility: Teachers and staff in K-12 schools, day-cares and preschools, first responders, all adults 50 and over, and those ages 18-49 with certain chronic health conditions are now eligible for vaccination.

CLICK HERE FOR VACCINATION APPOINTMENTS

More about eligibility and getting a vaccination appointment

Mississippi COVID-19 Vaccination Report

Where to find COVID-19 vaccine information for Arkansas

Arkansas residents can call 1-800-985-6030 to get more vaccination information.

Phase 1-B has started, which means vaccinations are happening now for:

  • 65 years and older
  • Education
  • Police, fire, other first responders
  • Corrections
  • Food and Agriculture
  • People with intellectual or developmental disabilities
  • Essential Government
  • Grocery Store/Meal Delivery
  • Postal/Package Delivery Service
  • Public Transit
  • Houses of Worship
  • Manufacturing

Phase 1-C in Arkansas is expected to start at the end of March or early April.  

Phase 1-C includes people who are 16-64 with high-risk medical conditions, transportation and logistics workers, water and wastewater workers, food service workers, shelter and housing workers, public safety workers, finance workers, IT and communications workers, energy workers, members of the media and public health workers. 

Pharmacies providing COVID-19 vaccines during Phase 1-A and 1-B by county in Northwest Arkansas & River Valley (information provided by the Arkansas Department of HealthClick here to schedule an appointment at Walgreens stores in Arkansas. Click here for information on Walmart stores offering the vaccine. 

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINES IN ARKANSAS