The City of Memphis has announced that people 16+ years or older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 26, 2021. The state of TN has released new information that individuals living in Tennessee ages 16+ will be eligible for the vaccination beginning on April 5.
To learn more about what we’re doing to combat COVID-19, check out our blog post regarding COVID-19 safety.
At this time, there are various facilities administering the COVID-19 vaccine. Unfortunately, doses are in high demand but limited supply. We’re beginning to see a rapid shift in the number of doses available, but some sites may not have doses in stock. To receive a vaccine, make an appointment with one of the various companies or locations administering them.
The Shelby County Health Department is your local definitive source for COVID-19 vaccine information as well as phases. Their site provides the information listed below, as well as additional information on the vaccine, when and how to sign up, as well as our progress as a community.
Currently, vaccination sign-up links will become available on Fridays at 12 PM Noon for appointments the following week.
Shelby County Health Department: COVID-19 Vaccines & Information
In addition to the Shelby County Health Department, several businesses like Walmart, Walgreens, Kroger, and other local facilities are now providing COVID-19 vaccines.
Note: Raleigh Group is not currently offering the COVID-19 Vaccine.
The various COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed via a phasing system. That means that only certain groups of people are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine based on what category/phase they meet the requirements of. Currently, there are age-based and risk-based phases working concurrently. The phases listed in this section are currently active.
Individuals aged 16 years or older are currently eligible to receive the vaccine.
The following phases apply to individuals in various risk-based categories who are currently eligible to receive the vaccine, beginning with the most recent phase.
The above phasing information comes from the City of Memphis. For more information and resources, please visit your local county, city, or state site. Phases vary based on a variety of factors including population, availability, and more. As new information becomes available, Raleigh Group will update this page accordingly.