KCHD expands vaccine eligibility

Sandra ClarkKnox Notes

The Knox County Health Department is expanding the eligibility for Covid-19 vaccinations to those in Phase 2a/b and those 55 years and older beginning Monday, March 22. Phase 2 includes people in critical infrastructure, including: public transit employees, telecommunication staff and utility workers among others. The full breakdown of Phase 2 can be found within the statewide plan. “We are excited that more people will be eligible to receive the vaccine and we look forward to giving more members of our community this much-desired protection,” said Martha Buchanan, senior director and public health officer. Those 55 years and older or in Phase 2 will be able to sign up on KCHD’s waitlist on Monday morning by 8:30 a.m. Get the latest Covid info here.

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