CDC approved recommendations for booster dose for certain populations
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Williamson County Health Department will begin offering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain populations, beginning Monday, October 25.
For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after they complete the initial series:
Individuals who are 18 years and older and received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine are recommended to get a booster two or more months after their initial vaccine.
Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. More information on the CDC’s recommendation for a booster dose is available online at cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
The Williamson County Health Department only has the Pfizer vaccine available. COVID-19 vaccine booster doses are available Monday – Friday from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Williamson County Agriculture Center. Appointments are encouraged but not required.
Booster vaccines are also widely available from pharmacies, medical clinics, and other sites. Individuals are encouraged to check vaccines.gov to find a location that is offering their preferred COVID-19 vaccine.
The mission of the Tennessee Department of Health is to protect, promote and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee. Learn more about TDH services and programs at www.tn.gov/health.