Shelby County announces 2nd dose appointments

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 23, 2021 10:51 AM CT | Published: January 22, 2021 5:04 PM CT

Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 27, Shelby County Health Department will administer second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to people who received their first dose at drive-thru sites at Lindenwood Church or Sycamore View that were active in late December and very early January.

It will be giving the vaccine at several locations, not yet named.


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The Health Department will release links to sign up for appointments at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, on its COVID-19 landing page

Individuals in need of their second dose who signed up for a text notification on the Health Department’s vaccination hotline, (901) 222-SHOT (7468), will receive a text notification with signup information that morning.


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On Monday morning, the hotline will also be staffed with attendants who can help people who do not have internet access to set an appointment. That line will be staffed 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., seven days per week.

The Health Department will begin setting appointments for first dose vaccinations during the second week of February, it said. Check the website frequently for the latest information about vaccination availability.

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COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine second dose
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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