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 www.shelby.community 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 Vaccines.gov
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.
HOMEBOUND VACCINATION REQUESTS
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
Shelby County Health Department Immunization Clinic
Other Vaccine Locations
Vaccine is also offered at the private providers below. Click each one to learn more about the signup process.
Baptist Medical Group
BMG – Collierville Vaccine Clinic
400 Market Blvd.
Collierville TN 38017
BMG – Finn Medical Associates
6025 Walnut Grove, Suite 627
Memphis, TN 38120
Baptist Memorial Hospital – Memphis
6019 Walnut Grove Road
Memphis TN 38120
Baptist Memorial Hospital – Collierville
1500 W Poplar Ave
Collierville, TN 38017
First Baptist Church on Broad
2835 Broad Avenue
Memphis, TN 38112
First Pharmacy Services
Pfizer, Moderna, & Johnson & Johnson (when available)
1087 Alice Ave
Open Monday – Friday 9am-4:30pm
No Appointment Necessary
Eligible Veterans over the age of 18, there are multiple ways for a Veteran to get an appointment for a COVID Vaccination:
- By Phone: Dial (901) 523-8990, push 3, to schedule an appointment for COVID Vaccination at Memphis VA Medical Center.
- By Text: Send text “START” to 53079 to start using VEText to get text messages from the Memphis VA Medical Center on these events.
- By Directly Scheduling using an App: Direct schedule for COVID Vaccination at Memphis VA Medical Center by using Veterans Appointment Request app: https://mobile.va.gov/app/va-online-scheduling. Veterans can get more information on how to direct schedule an appointment by visiting My HealtheVet site at https://www.myhealth.va.gov/ or https://www.va.gov/health-care/schedule-view-va-appointments/.
- Stay informed: Veterans can sign up at https://www.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/stay-informed to be alerted about vaccine information.
University Clinical Health
1068 Cresthaven Suite 110
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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:
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Regional One Medical Center
Methodist University Hospital
Methodist Minor Medical Center Hacks Cross
Hope Primary Care, PLLC
Baptist Memorial Hospital
People First Urgent & Primary Care
BMG Wolf River Pharmacy
More locations around Tennessee can be found at https://covid19.tn.gov/antibody-infusion-locations/
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
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.
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.