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Shelby County is now vaccinating everyone age 5 & up

NOTE: The minimum age to receive a COVID-19 vaccine is now 5 & up. Persons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian in order to be vaccinated. Parent or guardian will be required to show ID and complete and sign a consent form on-site for their child to be vaccinated.

Extended Evening Hours for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations

The Shelby County Health Department will offer special extended hours from 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11 at its Immunization Clinic at 814 Jefferson Avenue several days per week during the month of November.

The Immunization Clinic will accept children and their parents on a walk-in basis until 7:30 p.m. in the evenings on the following dates:

  • Week of November 29, 2021: Monday-Tuesday, November 29 and 30, 2021.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with documentation of child’s birth date (birth certificate or shot record is accepted). Parents/guardians who have not yet been vaccinated may also receive a vaccination when the child does.

According to the CDC, COVID-19 Vaccine booster shots are available for all adults 18 and older for Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients who completed their initial series at least 6 months ago.

Third Doses of mRNA vaccines (Pfizer and Moderna) and second doses of Johnson & Johnson are now available at all Shelby County community vaccination sites. No proof of condition is required. Please take your CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card to the vaccination site.

Need a ride to get a Vaccine, call 901RideChoice.

Residents can call 901-RIDE901 (901-743-3901) to book a trip to a vaccination site. For more information, visit 901ridechoice.com

Vaccination Events

New Direction Christian Church

When: Sunday, Dec. 12 | 1pm-6pm

Where:

New Direction Christian Church – Hickory Hill

6120 Winchester Road

Memphis, TN 38115

Details:

Pfizer, Moderna & Johnson & Johnson doses available.

Pediatric Pfizer doses available for ages 5-11.

Vaccination Sites (Offering 1st, 2nd & 3rd Doses of Pfizer, Moderna & Johnson & Johnson)

Pipkin Building Vaccination Site

940 Early Maxwell Blvd, Memphis, TN 38104

Tuesday-Friday from 9 am to 6 pm

Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm

No appointments required.

The Pipkin site will be open until December 31, 2021.

The Pipkin site will be closed Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28 and will reopen Monday, November 29.

Germantown Baptist Church

9450 Poplar Ave. Germantown, TN 38139

Tuesday | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

No appointments required.

Vaccination Sites (Offering 1st, 2nd & 3rd Pfizer Doses)

Shelby County Health Department Immunization Clinic (Offering vaccinations for ages 5-11)

814 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105

Monday – Friday | 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

No appointments required.

Vaccination Providers

Only individuals who meet the eligibility criteria will be vaccinated (Age 5+).

Persons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian in order to be vaccinated. Parent or guardian will be required to show ID and complete and sign a consent form on-site for their child to be vaccinated.

Appointments are required unless “no appointment necessary” is indicated.

Individuals without internet access can schedule an appointment by calling 901-222-7468 (222-SHOT) or 615-552-1998 between the hours of 9 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. any day of the week.

If you are homebound and want a COVID-19 vaccination, please click here to request a homebound vaccination or call 901-222-SHOT.

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