TDH: Registration for COVID vaccines for Northeast Tennesseans ages 75+ to begin Jan. 2

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Tennessee Department of Health has announced that county health departments in the Northeast Region and Sullivan County will soon be prepared to begin registering residents ages 75 and older for the COVID-19 vaccine.

On Saturday, January 2, residents that fit the age requirement can register to receive the vaccines as they become available at the seven health departments in the Northeast Region.

The health departments will take calls starting Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. to register people ages 75 and older.

Local Health DepartmentPhone
Carter County Health Department423-543-2521
Greene County Health Department423-798-1749
Hancock County Health Department423-733-2228
Hawkins County Health Department/Church Hill423-798-1749
Hawkins County Health Department/Rogersville423-272-7641
Johnson County Health Department423-727-9731
Unicoi County Health Department423-743-9103
Washington County Health Department423-975-2200

Individuals should call their local health department to provide their name, date of birth and a phone number so they can be notified when a vaccine is available.

TDH says some locations will be able to provide vaccinations on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Individuals can call and register on any weekday after January 2 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

In Sullivan County, the regional health department will begin scheduling vaccinations for qualifying individuals on Monday, January 4.

The Sullivan County Regional Health Department can be reached at 423-279-2777.

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