Stacker compiled a list of counties with the COVID-19 vaccination rates in Tennessee using data from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
The Tennessee Department of Health will begin offering booster doses of COVID vaccine to certain populations, beginning Friday, September 24. A single dose booster of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine can be administered for individuals who met these criteria:. • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Monoclonal antibody therapies have been key for patients fighting against severe illness or death after becoming COVID-19 positive. The therapy has come under scrutiny due to more people needing the treatment as the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate remains one of the highest in the country and supplies are becoming limited.
‘Stop demonizing one another’ for questioning COVID vaccine, mandates, Tennessee Stands founder says
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Not everyone sees the pandemic as purely a public health crisis. Tennessee Stands is an organization that is, “an opportunity for all Tennesseans to band together, take action, and reclaim our liberty,” its website describes. They’re against mandates but say labeling them as anti-vaxxers isn’t accurate.
An organization called Tennessee Stands rallies for constitutional rights. They’re against mandates but say labeling them as anti-vaxxers isn’t accurate. The search for "the truth."
Today's shocking COVID news comes from journalist Brett Kelman. He reports, "The Tennessee state government now recommends vaccinated residents be denied access to monoclonal antibody treatment to preserve supplies for those who are unwilling to get vaccinated and remain most vulnerable by their own choice. In other words, if you...
Tennessee says vaccinated people should be last in line for antibody treatments to save them for the unvaccinated
Tennessee recommends prioritizing unvaccinated residents for monoclonal antibody treatments. Vaccinated residents are behind them in line, since they're less vulnerable to severe COVID-19. Monoclonal antibodies are in short supply as the Delta variant tears through unvaccinated areas. Unvaccinated people in Tennessee now have priority access to one of the few...
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Right here in Tennessee, more than 100,000 doses of the Covid-19 have expired according to the department of health. News 4's Danielle Jackson has the details on the vaccination rates in Tennessee and where we measure up against other states.
Hundreds of thousands of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been thrown away since the rollout began earlier this year. Channel 3 has learned nearly $15 million worth of vaccine has been thrown away in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina simply because no one wanted to take it before it expired a month after it was unfrozen.
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The feds limited supplies of antibody drugs because a few southern states were using so many. As a result, Tennessee health officials recommend reserving the drugs for unvaccinated residents. The shift preserves antibody drugs for the most vulnerable, but is sure to anger vaccinated residents. The Tennessee state government now...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Children ages five to eleven could soon be eligible to get a smaller dosage of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. Officials with the company said they will seek authorization soon. Doctor Joe Childs, the Chief Medical Officer with East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, said he thinks the COVID-19 vaccine...
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It has now been 40 weeks since the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine were sent out to states, kicking off the largest vaccination campaign in human history. As of September 19, the U.S. has sent 466,561,785 doses of the vaccine across the country — equivalent to 142.1% of the U.S. population. While the initial […]
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – After a robust month of new vaccinations in August, Northeast Tennessee hasn’t maintained that momentum so far this month. New vaccinations are averaging 462 a day across the seven-county region through the first 20 days of the month — a decline of 33 percent compared to the 688 new jabs a day averaged in August.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – There’s a renewed push for a special session to ban mask and vaccine mandates in Tennessee after President Joe Biden announced he will require around 100 million Americans to be vaccinated to combat the surging COVID-19 cases. “They have a right to make the choice and...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – President Joe Biden is requiring millions of American workers to get a shot to counter surging COVID-19 cases. The vaccine mandate affects large businesses, some healthcare workers, and federal contractors and is causing some blowback from Republican lawmakers and politicians in Tennessee. Throughout history, the development...