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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Knox County Health Department
COVID-19 Vaccine Information


When more people are vaccinated, more people stay healthy. It’s a personal choice worth considering — for your health and the people you care about.


COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling

Want to schedule a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment?

  • Click here to schedule an appointment at our Teague (405 Dante Road) clinic  (By appointment only for those 12 years and older.)

  • For a COVID-19 vaccination appointment at KCHD’s Main location (140 Dameron Ave), please call the Travel and Immunizations Clinic 865-215-5070 or the COVID-19 Public Information Line 865-215-5555.

    • Para español, llame al 865-215-5564.

  • For a COVID-19 vaccination appointment at KCHD’s West location (1028 Old Cedar Bluff), please call 865-215-5950.

* If no appointments are available, visit Vaccine Finder for other opportunities.

Have questions?  Call (865) 215-5555

Third Dose Information:

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For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after they complete the initial series:

  • 18 years and older
    • CDC advises those who are 50 years and older or 18 and older AND live in a long-term care setting to get their booster shot.   

Individuals who are 18 years and older and received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, a booster dose is recommended at two or more months after the initial vaccine.

Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. More information on the CDC’s recommendation for a booster dose is available online at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

Those who are eligible may schedule an appointment to receive their booster dose by calling the KCHD Public Information Line at 865-215-5555. Individuals need to bring their vaccination card to their appointment to ensure which vaccine they have previously received. If individuals do not have their vaccination card, team members will look up their vaccination record prior to administering the booster dose.

Booster Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine:

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For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after they complete the initial series:

  • 65 years and older
  • Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings
  • Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
  • Age 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings

Individuals who are 18 years and older and received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, a booster dose is recommended at two or more months after the initial vaccine.

Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. More information on the CDC’s recommendation for a booster dose is available online at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

Those who are eligible may schedule an appointment to receive their booster dose by calling the KCHD Public Information Line at 865-215-5555. Individuals need to bring their vaccination card to their appointment to ensure which vaccine they have previously received. If individuals do not have their vaccination card, team members will look up their vaccination record prior to administering the booster dose.

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 -11:

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With the authorization of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 -11, KCHD will now be administering the vaccine to this age group by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call 865-215-5555. If you have questions or concerns, we encourage parents to reach out to their child's pediatrician as they know their child's medical history the best.

Record of COVID-19 Vaccination:

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If you need a record of your COVID-19 vaccination, KCHD can provide a copy of your record from the Tennessee Immunization Inventory System (TennIIS). This is an official record of your COVID vaccination. We are not able to provide you with another copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card.

To receive a copy of this record, you may come to the Vital Records Department at 140 Dameron Ave. (first floor) or call the KCHD Public Information Line at 215-5555 for other options or questions.

A photo ID will be required. Click here to request your COVID-19 Immunization Record online.


Knox County and KCHD Vaccine Numbers Data was gathered .

NOTE: Data was not updated today due to system maintenance.

Total Vaccinations Reported
among Knox County Residents

% of People in Knox County
with at Least One Dose


Series Initiated (People Receiving one dose of Moderna or Pfizer)

Series Completed (People receiving two doses of Moderna, Pfizer, or one dose of Johnson and Johnson)


Number of Vaccines Provided by KCHD

(First and Second Dose)

Series Initiated (People Receiving one dose of Moderna or Pfizer)

Series Completed (People receiving two doses of Moderna, Pfizer, or one dose of Johnson and Johnson)



Demographic breakdown of Knox County vaccination numbers:* All of the data below is based off the first (or only) dose count.



Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard

Click here to view the TN COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard to see vaccines administered across the state.