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COVID-19 vaccine apponitments available for residents

JOHNSON  CITY — The Northeast Region County Health Departments have COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for individuals in Phase 1c of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan which includes residents 16 years or older with high-risk medical conditions, caregivers of people with high-risk medical conditions and pregnant women. Tennesseans including residents of Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Unicoi and Washington counties can find out if they’re eligible and register for Phase 1c of the vaccination plan by visiting https://vaccinate.tn.gov/
 
Click “Proceed to COVID-19 questionnaire” to register by providing demographic details, medical history, COVID-19 history and contact information. Users will be able to select the appointment date, time, and location of their choice.
 
The online portal is the fastest way to register for a COVID-19 vaccination, but persons who do not have internet access may contact the Northeast Region Vaccine Registration Line at 423-979-4689 for registration assistance. The registration line is available Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. eastern time.
       
The COVID-19 vaccine supply is still limited, and availability will vary by county. The county health departments will announce additional opportunities for residents to receive vaccinations as vaccine supplies become available, and as the county moves to new phases of the vaccination plan.
 
TDH reminds all Tennesseans that in addition to vaccination, wearing a face mask, maintaining social distance and getting tested when exposed or sick are critical to controlling the pandemic.
 
The mission of the Tennessee Department of Health is to protect, promote and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee. Learn more about TDH services and programs at www.tn.gov/health.