Memphis COVID-19 Updates

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 COVID-19 vaccine are available

Currently Vaccinating

Ages 12 & Up

The minimum age to receive a COVID-19 vaccine is now 12 & up. Persons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian in order to be vaccinated.  Parent or guardian will be required to show ID and complete and sign a consent form on-site for their child to be vaccinated. 

Community Locations

Now administering the vaccine at the following community locations:

All Community locations offer Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson Vaccines.

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:

Meritan

345 Adams Ave, Memphis TN, 38103

901-766-0600

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

901-516-2255

Bellevue Clinic

333 S Bellevue Blvd, Memphis TN, 38104

901-729-2708

Methodist Minor Medical Center Hacks Cross

8071 Winchester Rd., Memphis TN, 38104

901-516-2255

Hope Primary Care, PLLC

5658 S Rex Rd #200, Memphis TN, 38119

901-512-4632

Baptist Memorial Hospital

6019 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis TN, 38120

901-227-7070

People First Urgent & Primary Care

6490 Memphis Arlington Rd, Bartlett TN, 38135

901-873-0930

BMG Wolf River Pharmacy

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

817-572-0009

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

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

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.