Memphis COVID-19 Updates

Effective December 1, 2021, the City of Memphis will return public vaccination operations for Memphis and Shelby County to the Shelby County Health Department.  Please visit for vaccine-related information.

Vaccinations for children will not be administered at the drive-thru vaccination sites, including the Pipkin Building and the Germantown Baptist Church vaccination site, but will be available at many pharmacies. To find a vaccination site near you, go to

The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will offer special extended hours from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11 at its Immunization Clinic at 814 Jefferson Avenue. Appointments are on a walk-in basis until 7:30 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Week of November 22, 2021: Monday-Wednesday, November 22-24,2021.
  • Week of November 29, 2021: Monday-Tuesday, November 29 and 30, 2021.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with documentation of child’s birth date (birth certificate or shot record is accepted). Parents/guardians who have not yet been vaccinated may also receive a vaccination when the child does.

CDC Approved Booster Dose of COVID vaccine to certain populations

A single dose of a Pfizer- COVID-19 vaccine “booster shot is available to the following people who have received their first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months ago :

• People 65 years and older;

• Residents in long-term care settings;

• People aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions;

• People aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions, based on their individual benefits and risks; and

• People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of their occupational or institutional setting, based on their individual benefits and risks.


If you need a COVID-19 vaccination and are unable to leave your residence, either on your own or with assistance, please call 901-222-SHOT (7468) for more information about receiving the COVID-19 vaccination in your home. Once your request is received, a member of our Healthcare Navigator team will contact you within 1-2 weeks for an appointment.

First, Second and Third Doses of Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson are available

First, Second and Third Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are available

Other Vaccine Locations

Vaccine is also offered at the private providers below. Click each one to learn more about the signup process.

City Of Memphis Vaccine Locator

Know the Facts

Here are a few links that serve as guidance related to misinformation regarding treatment for COVID-19.

Monoclonal Antibody treatments in Shelby County:


345 Adams Ave, Memphis TN, 38103


St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis TN, 38105

Regional One Medical Center

877 Jefferson Ave, Memphis TN, 38103

Methodist University Hospital

1265 Union Ave, Memphis TN, 38104


Bellevue Clinic

333 S Bellevue Blvd, Memphis TN, 38104


Methodist Minor Medical Center Hacks Cross

8071 Winchester Rd., Memphis TN, 38104


Hope Primary Care, PLLC

5658 S Rex Rd #200, Memphis TN, 38119


Baptist Memorial Hospital

6019 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis TN, 38120


People First Urgent & Primary Care

6490 Memphis Arlington Rd, Bartlett TN, 38135


BMG Wolf River Pharmacy

8040 Wolf River Blvd, Ste 200, Germantown TN, 38138


More locations around Tennessee can be found at

Get Tested for COVID-19

New and Expanded Testing Sites

If you are not feeling well or think you have been exposed to COVID-19, please get tested. Please Do NOT GO TO the Emergency Room or call an ambulance to get tested.

If you need to find a COVID-19 testing center near you, you may call 833-556-2476 or  877-857-2945 or view the map below. Please call ahead to make an appointment at a location near you.

Need a ride to get a Covid19 Test or Vaccine, call 901RideChoice

Residents can call 901-RIDE901 (901-743-3901) to book a trip to a vaccination site. For more information, visit

Vaccination Dashboard

Additional Reports

More COVID-19 Vaccine Details

COVID-19 vaccines help our bodies develop immunity to the virus that causes COVID-19 without us getting the illness. The vaccines are very effective and safe and will not give you COVID-19. The vaccine that will be available in Shelby County is a mRNA vaccine provided by Pfizer and Moderna. Click below to learn more details.

photo of Mayor Jim Strickland

Latest Update

Memphis Area GIS Dashboard

For updated COVID-19 cases in Shelby County and Tennessee

BlueCross Foundation Selects Two Additional COVID-19 Campaigns for Funding

The $533,940 grant from the BlueCross Foundation will fund the “Your Best Shot” campaign, a project of the Memphis and Shelby County COVID-19 Joint Task Force, which will promote the vaccine in Shelby County with the goal of vaccinating 656,000 residents in the next six to eight months.