COVID-19 Vaccine

Health Department (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccination events are free and open to the public 12 years of age and older. No appointment is necessary. Multiple locations are available. Call the COVID-19 hotline at 423-209-8383 if you have any questions about the process.


 

To accelerate the vaccination process, print and complete the vaccine encounter form available under the “handouts” tab: vaccine.hamiltontn.gov.

Currently, no appointment is necessary at Health Department vaccination events. You may arrive at any time during event hours and get in line for the vaccine.


According to the CDC;

  • If you are 18 years of age or older and completed the Moderna or Pfizer series, you can receive any booster 6 months after your second dose.
  • If you are 18 years of age or older and received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you can get any booster 2 months after your initial dose. 

Those eligible to receive a booster shot include:

  • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot
  • People 50-64 years old with underlying medical conditions* should receive a booster shot
  • People 18–49 years old with underlying medical conditions+ may receive a booster shot depending on their individual benefits and risks
  • People 18-64 who are at increased risk for Covid-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting** may receive a booster shot based on their individual benefits and risks

  • Examples of underlying medical conditions*


    • Cancer
    • Cerebrovascular disease
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • COPD
    • Diabetes, type 1 or type 2
    • Heart conditions (such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies)
    • Obesity – BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2
    • Pregnancy or recent pregnancy
    • Smoking, current or former

    Examples of occupational or institutional settings**


    • Healthcare worker
    • Teacher
    • First Responder
    • Grocery store worker
    • Worker or resident in a congregate setting
    • Other occupations that deal directly with the public

Lost your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card? To request a record of your immunization, please call the COVID-19 hotline at 423-209-8383.