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Carroll County Vaccinating Phase 1c Now


The Carroll County Health Department is currently vaccinating people in phases 1a1, 1a2, 1b, 1c and 65 and older. People will need to register for an appointment online at https://covid19.tn.gov or call 1-866-442-5301.
The vaccinations are performed while the patients wait in their cars. The vaccination site is at the Carroll County Health Department, adjacent to the Carroll County Office Complex, High Street, Huntingdon.
The Phase 1C is for Tennesseans, aged 16 years and older with high-risk health conditions.
It includes:
Caregivers (or household residents) of medically fragile children <16 years old (such as technologically dependent individuals, immunocompromised individuals, individuals with diabetes requiring medication, individuals with complex congenital or life-threatening cardiac conditions requiring ongoing medical management, individuals qualifying for a Katie Beckett waiver)
Chronic renal disease
COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, Cystic Fibrosis, moderate-severe asthma
Obesity (BMI >30)

Heart failure, CAD, cardiomyopathies, hypertension
Sickle cell (not including sickle cell trait) or thalassemia
Cerebrovascular disease or stroke
Liver disease
Immunocompromised or weak immune system (receiving chemotherapy, taking daily oral steroid or other immunosuppressant medication, living with HIV/AIDS, history of organ, blood or bone marrow transplant)
Technologically dependent (such as individuals who are ventilator dependent, oxygen-dependent, with a tracheostomy, chronically wheelchair-bound, require tube feedings, parenteral nutrition, or dialysis)
Pregnancy (NOTE: The CDC and World Health Organization have advised that pregnancy puts women at higher risk of severe illness due to COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines have not been studied in pregnant women, and women who are pregnant are encouraged to discuss this decision with their medical provider.)


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