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.
The Tipton County Health Department continues to offer the COVID vaccine Monday-Friday. Appointments are available at vaccinate.tn.gov or walk-ins are welcome. For more information please call 901.476.0235.
There are options for any of the top three vaccines Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson in Tipton County. Visit https://vaccinefinder.org/ to find the vaccine you would like to receive, and it’s availability.
Due to the increased demand for COVID Testing, the Tipton County Health Dept. is moving to offer drive-thru testing Monday-Friday starting August 20, 2021. The schedule for drive-thru testing is below. We also offer the Everlywell self-test kits anytime outside of these hours.
Monday and Friday 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 9:30am
Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm – 3:30pm
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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