Covid-19 Strikethrough


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Shelby County is now vaccinating everyone ages 12 & up!

COVID-19 Guidelines

September 27, 2021

From Thursday, September 23, 2021 COVID-19 Joint Task Force press conference: City of Memphis Chief of Operations Doug McGowen speaks to the media and the public about the recent return of several vaccines due to expiration

COVID-19 Vaccination in Shelby County

Shelby County is now vaccinating all adults ages 12 & up. Get the facts and get vaccinated against COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions

See our full list of frequently asked questions here.

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.
  • Anyone age 12-17 with sickle cell disease; neuromuscular disorder; dependence on medical intervention, such as a breathing or feeding tube; or a lung disorder such as asthma that requires daily medication.
  • Anyone over age 55 with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, COPD or other chronic respiratory disease.
  • Anyone over age 65.

If you test positive, and have any of these risk factors, ask your health care provider about early COVID-19 treatments.


We have compiled information on county-wide resources to help aid Shelby County residents and businesses.

Job Opportunities

Containing COVID-19 has created an urgent need for dozens of people to be trained to identify infected individuals and track down anyone and everyone that could have exposed to the virus. Shelby County needs your help. Learn more by clicking below.


Meet Your Shelby County Joint Task Force Team

Mayor Lee Harris

Mayor of Shelby County

Michelle A. Taylor, MD, DRPH, MPA

Director of Shelby County Health Department

and many more…

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