KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — It was a busy Saturday morning for the Knox County Health Department as they held another COVID-19 vaccine for people in the area.
According to health department officials, 1,000 people were able to get their first dose of the vaccine during the event held inside the Knoxville Expo Center.
The event was by appointment-only, allowing people to wait in their vehicles before entering the facility.
WATE 6 On Your Side caught up with people Saturday morning as they waited to get vaccinated. You can see their responses in the video above.
You can learn more about the county’s response to COVID-19 by clicking HERE.
Those without internet or computer access can still make appointments, when available, by calling KCHD’s Public Information Line at 865-215-5555. If individuals have specific questions about their health and whether or not they should receive the vaccine, they need to call their medical provider.