Jackson, Tennessee (March 5, 2021) – West Tennessee Healthcare is now scheduling COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Phase 1c to be administered at the J. Walter Barnes Auditorium at
Jackson-Madison County General Hospital on Tuesday, March 9, from 2pm to 9pm. The hospital
is located at 620 Skyline Drive in Jackson, TN.
To register, click the link below:
Phase 1c includes Tennesseans 16 years old or older with high-risk health conditions. High-risk
health conditions include:
- Chronic renal disease
- COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, Cystic Fibrosis, moderate-severe asthma
- Obesity (BMI>30)
- Heart failure, CAD, cardiomyopathies, hypertension
- Sickle cell (not including sickle cell trait) or thalassemia
- Cerebrovascular disease or stroke
- Liver disease
- Technologically-dependent individuals ages >16 years and the household residents and caregivers of children <16 years old who are technologically-dependent (such as individuals who are ventilator-dependent, oxygen-dependent, with tracheostomy, wheelchair-bound due to high-risk medical condition, or require tube feedings, parenteral nutrition, or dialysis)
- Individuals ages >16 years with immunocompromising conditions and the household residents and caregivers of children <16 years old who have immunocompromising conditions (such as individuals receiving chemotherapy, requiring daily oral steroids or other immunosuppressants, requiring medication to control diabetes, those with HIV/AIDS or other diagnosed high-risk immunodeficiency)
- Household residents and caregivers of children <16 years old who have complex congenital heart disease requiring ongoing medical management, such as Tetralogy of Fallot, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and double outlet right ventricle, qualify for the Katie Beckett waiver
- Pregnancy (NOTE: The CDC and World Health Organization have advised that pregnancy puts women at higher risk of severe illness due to COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines have not been studied in pregnant women, and women who are pregnant are encouraged to discuss this decision with their medical provider.)
The hospital will also continue to accept appointments for vaccinations for individuals who are in phase 1a1, 1a2, or 1b of the state’s vaccination plan.
Individuals included in these phases can schedule an appointment to receive their COVID-19 vaccine online at www.wth.org.
Recipients will be receiving the Pfizer vaccine, which does require a second dose. The second appointment will be scheduled automatically for recipients, and the second dose will be administered at these same locations on March 30, 2021.
If you have received a Monoclonal Antibody treatment after testing positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days, you will NOT be eligible to receive the vaccine.
Appointments will be issued in 10 minute increments. Please adhere to your scheduled appointment time, and please do NOT arrive early. There will be designated parking in the hospital parking lot off 620 Skyline Drive (see map), and signs will be visible to direct you to the side entrance of the hospital (to the right of the revolving doors). Shuttle service will be available. Please bring a valid ID.
Find more information about Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan at https://covid19.tn.gov/covid-19-vaccines/.
Find more information about COVID-19 from the Tennessee Department of Health at https://covid19.tn.gov/. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated information and guidance available online at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.
About West Tennessee Healthcare:
West Tennessee Healthcare is a public, not-for-profit healthcare system with locations serving 19 counties in West Tennessee and Southeast Missouri. The mission of West Tennessee Healthcare is to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve while providing exceptional and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wth.org.