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Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 10:37 am

Moore County Health Department Offers Extended Hours to Increase Access to COVID-19 Vaccination

 

Lynchburg, Tenn. – The Moore County Health Department is offering extended hours to increase access to COVID-19 vaccination in the community.

Beginning Tuesday, March 23, the Moore County Health Department COVID-19 vaccination site at 12 Magnolia Drive will be open to provide vaccinations from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays each week.

Beginning Thursday, March 25, the Moore County Health Department COVID-19 vaccination site at 12 Magnolia Drive will be open to provide vaccinations from 1:00 PM to 6:30 PM on Thursdays each week.

“We’re eager to offer these additional opportunities for people to get their COVID-19 vaccinations in a way that works more conveniently with their schedules,” said Moore County Health Director Pam Browning. “The more people in Moore County who choose to get their vaccinations, the sooner our community can return to normal day-to-day activities.”

Moore County is now vaccinating residents in Phases 1 and 2 of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, along with anyone aged 55 and older. The Moore County Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccination by appointment. To book your appointment, visit Vaccinate.tn.gov and click the blue “Proceed to COVID-19 questionnaire” button at the bottom of the page to start your registration. If you need help scheduling your vaccination, please call 931-759-4251or 866-442-5301.

The Moore County Health Department reminds all Moore County residents that in addition to vaccination, wearing a face mask, maintaining social distance and getting tested when exposed or sick are critical to controlling the pandemic.

Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan focuses on those most at risk for serious illness and death from COVID-19. Learn what phase of the vaccination plan you’re in at https://covid19.tn.gov/covid-19-vaccines/eligibility/.