Frayser could get permanent COVID vaccine site later this month

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 04, 2021 6:23 AM CT | Published: February 03, 2021 3:28 PM CT
<strong>McKinley Wallace hands out forms to people waiting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine inside the Pipkin Building on Friday, Jan. 29. As Shelby County expands vaccine access to predominantly Black neighborhoods, a permanent Frayser vaccination site could be announced later this month.</strong>&nbsp;(Brad Vest/Special to the Daily Memphian)

McKinley Wallace hands out forms to people waiting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine inside the Pipkin Building on Friday, Jan. 29. As Shelby County expands vaccine access to predominantly Black neighborhoods, a permanent Frayser vaccination site could be announced later this month. (Brad Vest/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Discussion of Shelby County increasing vaccine sites countywide includes a possibility of Frayser. The Health Department already has a first-dose location at the Whitehaven Center of Southwest Tennessee Community College.

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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