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EFFECTIVE MAY 2, 2022 COVID-19 VACCCINATIONS WILL BE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call 423-279-2777 to schedule an appointment at our Kingsport or Blountville office locations. Date and times are Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-5:15 pm and Fridays 8:30 am-10:15 am.
EFFECTIVE MAY 2, 2022 SCRHD WILL NO LONGER BE VCCINATING HOMEBOUND RESIDENTS OR SCHEDULING COMMUNITY VACCINATION EVENTS.
SCRHD WILL CONTINUE TO ONLY GIVE PFIZER VACCINES. IF YOU WOULD LIKE ANOTHER MANUFACTURE PLEASE VISIT Vaccines.gov – Search for COVID-19 vaccine locations TO FIND A VACCINATION LOCATION NEAR YOU.
Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone 6 months of age and older, minors will need parental consent to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
According to Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of COVID-19 Vaccines | CDC, the following guidance has been updated.
- Adults ages 50 years and older may choose to receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first booster dose.
- People ages 12 years and older who are moderately or severely immunocompromised may choose to receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first booster dose.
- Anyone 18 years and older who received Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine as both their primary series dose and booster dose may receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first Janssen booster dose.
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