KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — As more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson became available, more vaccination clinics are popping up around East Tennessee.
First thing’s first, here is a link to register through the Tennessee Department of Health for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Secondly, here’s a link to the Knox County Health Department’s COVID-19 online vaccination schedule.
Summit Medical Group hosting drive-thru clinic Saturday, April 17
- Summit Medical Group is hosting a drive-thru clinic from 8-11 a.m. Saturday and appointments are still available.
- The clinic will be held at Summit Landing: 1275 Dick Lonas Road NW, in Knoxville. The Pfizer vaccine will be given out. All individuals 16 years of age and older are eligible. You do not need to be a Summit patient.
- The second vaccine will be given May 8. You can signup online here.
Walters State Community College and Crescent Center Drugs hosting clinic at Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center April 17
- Walters State Community College and Crescent Center Drugs will host a drive-thru clinic at Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center, 1615 Pavilion Drive, in White Pine.
- The clinic to receive the Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 17.
- No appointment is necessary and will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis. Organizers are hoping to administer 1,000 doses.
Roane State Community College hosting clinics for students and employees at Oak Ridge campus
- Roane State Community College, in partnership with the Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge, is planning a two-part vaccination drive-thru clinic at its Oak Ridge campus, 701 Briarcliff Ave., for Roane State students and employees.
- The first clinic is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, and will provide the first dose of the Moderna vaccine to participants. Appointments are available for students and college employees by visiting roanestate.edu/vaccine. R numbers will be required to sign up. Students and employees from any campus location are eligible.
- After the first shot is administered, participants will automatically be scheduled to receive their second dose of the vaccine Wednesday, May 26. Participants will have the same appointment time at both clinics. Reminders about the second dose will be sent by text message and/or email. There is no cost associated with receiving the vaccine at these clinics.
- Participants cannot have received any other COVID-19 vaccination prior to this clinic. Proof of identification will be required to attend.
- Participants will also be required to complete the college’s online wellness screening in order to gain access to campus. The screening must be completed the same day, prior to the appointment time.
Pellissippi State hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Blount County campus through July
- Pellissippi State Community College will host COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Fridays and Saturdays beginning April 9 at its Blount County campus in Friendsville.
- PSTCC says the clinic will be open for appointments 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through the end of July.
- They may add availability for Tuesday appointments after spring 2021 classes end in May.
Something to note: This list will be updated as more clinics are announced.