Updated COVID-19 boosters now available at regional health depts.

Published 10:29 am Friday, September 16, 2022

The Northeast Regional Health Office announces that the updated COVID-19 booster is now available at the local health departments.
All individuals over the age of 12 years are eligible to receive an updated COVID-19 booster if they have completed the primary series and it has been at least two months since their last COVID-19 vaccine.
“Vaccination remains the best protection we have against COVID-19,” said Medical Director of the Northeast Regional Health Offices, Dr. David Kirschke. “Anyone eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, including the updated booster dose, should do so.”
Parents and caregivers are encouraged to talk with their health care providers regarding vaccination for themselves and their children.
The updated COVID-19 vaccine booster increases protection against the virus variants currently circulating, is safe and effective.
For information about the updated COVID-19 vaccine boosters call the Carter County Health Dept. at 543-2521 or visit https://covid19.tn.gov/.

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