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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 clinic (By appointment only)

    • Location: Teague Clinic, 405 Dante Road Knoxville, TN 37918

    • When: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

  • For a COVID-19 vaccination appointment at KCHD’s Main or West location, please call the Travel and Immunizations Clinic 865-215-5070 or the COVID-19 Phonebank 865-215-5555. Para español, llame al 865-215-5564

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

Have questions?  Call (865) 215-5555

Third Dose Information:

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3rd Dose COVID-19 Vaccines are Available (By appointment only)

Location: Teague Clinic, 405 Dante Road Knoxville, TN 37918
When: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

To be eligible to schedule to 3rd dose of a mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna), patients need to meet at least one of the following conditions:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress the immune response

    AND 

  • Have completed an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine series (two doses of Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine) at least 28 days prior.

Please bring your COVID-19 vaccination record card and arrive on time for your appointment. If you arrive early, please wait in your car until the appointment time in order to support physical distancing. Masks are required inside the clinic.

Click here to make an appointment .

Booster Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

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KCHD will begin offering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain populations, beginning Monday, October 25.

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.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccines are available at all KCHD locations:

*Main, West & Teague clinics will also offer flu vaccines. You CAN get a COVID-19 & Flu shot during the same visit.

Teague Clinic (Primary Vaccination Location): Offering Pfizer (1st, 2nd & Booster), J&J and Moderna (By appointment only) Click here to make an appointment or call 865-215-5555.

West Clinic: Offering Pfizer (1st, 2nd & Booster) and J&J, by appointment only.

KCHD Main (140 Dameron Ave): Offering Pfizer (1st, 2nd & Booster), J&J and Moderna (Walk-in and appointment welcome).  Call 865-215-5555 to schedule an appointment. Para español, llame al 865-215-5564

Walkup Appointments:

  • KCHD is administering COVID vaccines daily. Please call 865-215-5555 to schedule an appointment.
  • We welcome walk-ins from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at our main location, 140 Dameron Ave.

Knox County and KCHD Vaccine Numbers Data is updated weekly. Data was gathered .

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

Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting dashboard includes data on total vaccinations reported, vaccinations reported in the last day and within the last week. The dashboard also displays the percentage of each county’s population that has been vaccinated. Click here to view the TN COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard.