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Health Department begins COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-15 year-olds

The Carter County Health Department begins vaccinating youth age 12-15 years on Friday, May 14 with a vaccine manufactured by Pfizer. Anyone age 12 and older are welcome to attend the drive-through vaccine event on May 14 between 1 pm and 3 pm at the Great Lakes Workforce Development Facility. The facility is located at 386 TN-91 in Elizabethton.
 
The Carter County Health Department also provides Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to people who walk in between 8:30 am-4:00 pm Monday-Friday.
 
No appointment is required and the vaccines are free. If it is more convenient, individuals may request appointments online through Vaccinate.tn.gov, or call the Northeast Regional COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Line at 423-979-4689 between 8:00 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday.  When making an appointment, individuals under the age of 18 should select or request a Pfizer vaccine appointment time.
 
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.

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