TN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE INFORMATION
STATE OF TENNESSEE COVID-19 INFORMATION PAGE
The Tipton County Health Department offers the COVID vaccine and boosters (PFIZER ONLY).
The adolescent/adult Pfizer vaccine or booster is offered Monday-Friday 8:30-10:00am by drive-through but walk-ins are welcomed after those hours. No appointment required for the adult group. For more information please call 901.476.0235.
Pediatric vaccines are by appointment by calling the Health Department at 901.476.0235, and are given inside the Health Department. No drive-through for the 5-11 yr. old group.
When to get a booster: At least 6 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series. More information on the CDC’s recommendation for a booster dose is available online at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
To find other locations within a short drive that give one of the three vaccines, please visit vaccines.gov.
This potentially life-saving COVID-19 treatment is available in TN. Make sure to find a location and call ahead to adhere to any policies in place at the site early on in the infection to help avoid a more serious reaction to the disease.
For the Tipton County Health Department the schedule for drive-through testing is below. We also offer Everlywell self-test kits anytime outside of these hours (ALL testing is free).
Monday thru Friday 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Anyone with concerns about their health or the health of a family member is invited to call us, 901.476.0235. We’re providing this testing at no cost to participants, and test results may be available within 48 hours after the samples arrive at the lab, depending on lab volume.
Nurses will collect nasals swabs and anyone tested should be prepared to isolate themselves at home while awaiting their test results.
Everyone wishing to be tested for COVID-19 should be prepared to share their contact information so health department staff members can provide their test results.
Everyone tested will be contacted about their results, whether they are negative or positive, and given further instructions to protect their health and the health of those around them.
Tennessee’s Coronavirus Public Information Lines are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., CDT daily at 877-857-2945.
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