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COVID-19 Vaccinations

April 26, 2021

The UTHSC administration, along with University Health Services, encourages all students, faculty, and staff to receive their COVID-19 vaccine(s) as soon as possible.With eligibility now open to everyone 16 and older, and a solid supply of the vaccine available from several providers in the state, you have options to get vaccinated soon.


  • Visit for a list of public vaccination locations, information about the vaccines, first and second doses, and whether appointments are necessary.
  • Individuals without internet access can call 901.222.7468 (SHOT) or 615.552.1998 from 9:00 am – 6:30 pm, seven days a week. 


  • Visit the Hamilton County Health Department website for FAQs and appointment information, a vaccine data dashboard, and to schedule first or second appointments. 
  • Appointments: 423.209.5398
  • Bilingual COVID-19 hotline: 423.209.8383


You may also use the VaccineFinder website to locate COVID-19 vaccines available near you. 

We understand you may have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and are unsure about getting vaccinated.

University Health Services has a well-educated staff of primary care providers who are available to answer any questions you might have about the vaccine. Please call University Health Services at 901.448.5630 to speak with one of our primary care providers from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and 2:00 – 5:00 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

If you have already received a COVID-19 vaccination – THANK YOU! UTHSC continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, as our mission is to "improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community." We appreciate everyone's efforts as we work to vaccinate our communities!

Steve Schwab, MD

Louise LaFlora, MD
Interim Director, University Health Services

May 26, 2022