Health Department to Begin Administering 2nd Boosters to Eligible Individuals

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN – The Hamilton County Health Department will begin administering 2nd booster shots to eligible individuals at all Hamilton County Health clinics beginning Wednesday, April 6 2022.

Individuals who are 50 years of age and older or individuals 12 years of age and older who are immuno-compromised may now receive a second mRNA booster, at least 4 months after their first booster. For more information on who is considered immuno-compromised, please visit the CDC’s website here. Additionally, adults that received the J&J vaccine for both their primary dose and booster dose may now receive a second booster dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.

To see a full list of where the Health Department is administering COVID-19 primary series and booster shots, including all of our outlying clinics, please visit our online vaccine calendar at vaccine.hamiltontn.gov.

Additional Information & Resources

If a minor is being vaccinated, a parent or legal guardian must be present at the appointment and bring current, valid photo ID. If you are a legal guardian, please bring proof of guardianship with you.

Masks must be worn inside all Hamilton County Health Department facilities.

To view COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, please visit the CDC’s website at https://bit.ly/3JgRqqM.

Call the Health Department’s COVID-19 hotline at 423-209-8383 if you have questions about vaccinations, testing locations, or if you need isolation or quarantine guidance.

Vaccines are widely available in the community through a number of providers. Please visit vaccines.gov to find a vaccination site near you.