Jackson, Tennessee (February 24, 2021) – West Tennessee Healthcare will be hosting three regional Covid-19 vaccination events on Saturday, February 27, from 10am until 2pm at the following locations in Jackson, Humboldt, and Selmer:
- Lane College, 545 Lane Avenue, Jackson, TN, J.F. Health, Physical Education & Recreation Building
- Humboldt Medical Center, 3525 Chere Carol Road, Humboldt, TN, Conference Center
- UT Martin Selmer Campus, 1269 Tennessee Avenue, Selmer, TN
Vaccinations will be given through appointment only. Eligible individuals must be at least 65 years of age and older as well as individuals included in Phase 1a1, Phase 1a2, and 1b of the state’s vaccination plan. These phases include inpatient and outpatient healthcare workers, K-12 teachers and educators, residents and staff of long-term care facilities and mortuary services workers. Identification will be required.
Beginning Wednesday, February 24, recipients may schedule an appointment online at https://www.wth.org/blog/covid-19-resources/.
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 20, 2021.
If you are younger than age 18 or 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 vaccination.
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.