Tennessee health departments roll out Pfizer booster doses

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Tameiki Lee

FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 file photo, a nurse loads a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Jackson, Miss. Millions of Americans are now eligible to receive a Pfizer booster shot to help increase their protection against the worst effects of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Beginning Friday, Sept. 24, the Tennessee Department of Health is offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.

According to the health department, those who receive the booster must meet the following criteria:

  • 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings
  • Those aged 50-64 years with underlying medical conditions
  • Those aged 18-49 years with underlying medical conditions
  • Those aged 18-64 who are at an increase risk for COVID-19 exposure due to occupational or institutional settings

To make an appointment at a health department near you, CLICK HERE.

Appointments are not required.

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