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Shelby County Health Department releases updated vaccination schedule for this week

Shelby County Health Department will offer make-up vaccinations for those whose appointments were cancelled due to inclement weather and limited new appointments.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATED 2/22/2021 - During the week of February 22 – February 27, 2021, Shelby County Health Department and partnering agencies will offer make-up vaccinations for those whose appointments were cancelled due to inclement weather and some limited new appointment availabilities.

Everyone with an appointment scheduled at Appling City Cove, the Pipkin Building, Germantown Baptist Church or SWTCC Whitehaven Center that was cancelled due to inclement weather will automatically be rescheduled to an appointment at the same location, same day of the week, and same time during the week of February 22, 2021. They will receive an email that specifies the date of their rescheduled appointment. There is no need to reschedule those appointments.

Additionally, the Health Department is making some new first and second dose appointments available this week. The following signup links are posted on our website: https://shelby.community/. Anyone without internet access may call the Health Department’s vaccination hotline number: 901-222-7468 (SHOT) for assistance in setting an appointment. That hotline is staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., seven days per week. 

Beginning Wednesday, February 25, 2021, teachers, child care providers and individuals age 65 and older are eligible to be vaccinated and may sign up for vaccination appointments.

February 23, 26 – 27: (2nd Doses Pfizer and Moderna)

February 24-25, 2021: (1st Dose Pfizer)

February 25 – 26, 2021: (1st Dose Pfizer)

February 27, 2021: (1st and 2nd Doses Pfizer and Moderna):

Additionally, this Friday and Saturday, February 26 and 27, Shelby County Health Department will set up pop-up vaccination sites at two churches. These sites are for first doses only:

February 26, 2021: (1st Doses Pfizer)

February 27, 2021: (1st Doses Pfizer)

Updated vaccination information will be posted at our COVID-19 website: http://www.shelby.community/.

Early Treatment for COVID-19 An effective early treatment is available for persons who test positive and have the following risk factors: Anyone over age 12 with obesity, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, or whose immunity is compromised by disease or prescription treatments.