Williamson County COVID-19 vaccine waitlist will open to residents age 70 and older

Tennesseans age 70 and older can sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Feb. 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Tennesseans age 70 and older can sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Feb. 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Tennesseans age 70 and older can sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Feb. 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Williamson County residents age 70 and up can begin signing up for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Feb. 2, according to the Williamson County Emergency Management Agency.

The move comes after the Tennessee Department of Health announced Feb. 1 it will move into the next age bracket of vaccinations.


Residents will be able to sign up to be included on the county's waitlist, which is used to fill appointment slots as vaccines become available.

WCEMA Director Todd Horton said in a forum Jan. 29 that the vaccine has been in short supply in recent weeks; however, the number of doses allocated to county health departments is expected to increase in the near future.

Williamson County residents can find more information on how to sign up for the vaccine here.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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