Residents 18 and older can get vaccinated

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According to the Chester County Health Department, anyone 18 years or older in West Tennessee, in exception to the metro areas of Jackson and Memphis, can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Chester County Heath Department is offering extended hours to increase access to COVID-19 vaccination in the community.
On March 23, the Chester County Health Department COVID-19 vaccination site at The Chester County Health Department started providing vaccinations from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.
“We’re eager to offer these additional opportunities for people to get their COVID-19 vaccinations in a way that works more conveniently with their schedules,” said Chester County Health Director Emily Rushing. “The more people in Chester County who choose to get their vaccinations, the sooner our community can return to normal day-to-day activities.”
Chester County is now vaccinating residents in Phases 1 and 2 of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, along with anyone aged 55 and older. The Chester County Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccination by appointment. To book your appointment, visit Vaccinate.tn.gov and click the blue “Proceed to COVID-19 questionnaire” button at the bottom of the page to start your registration. If you need help scheduling your vaccination, please call 731-989-7108 or 866-442-5301.
The Chester County Health Department reminds all Chester County residents that in addition to vaccination, wearing a face mask, maintaining social distance and getting tested when exposed or sick are critical to controlling the pandemic.
Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan focuses on those most at risk for serious illness and death from COVID-19. Learn what phase of the vaccination plan you’re in at https://covid19.tn.gov/covid-19-vaccines/eligibility/.