Williamson County to close vaccine hub at Ag Expo Park

Throughout the past several months, Williamson County has been working to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, with testing, and now, vaccines. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Throughout the past several months, Williamson County has been working to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, with testing, and now, vaccines. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Throughout the past several months, Williamson County has been working to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, with testing, and now, vaccines. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Beginning July 1, Williamson County will move its COVID-19 vaccination hub from the county's Ag Expo Park to a new site in Franklin, ending more than a year of COVID-19 related services at the site.

The center, located at 4215 Long Lane, Franklin, has been conducting COVID-19 testing, followed later by vaccine distribution, since April 2020. As case levels decline and vaccines are now more widely available, the county will relocate its vaccine site to 1405-A Brookwood Ave., Franklin, near the county's administrative complex. Residents can sign up for an appointment or walk in for a vaccine from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For residents who do not make an appointment, up to 100 vaccines will be available daily to ensure dosages do not go to waste, according to the county. Appointments can be made online here.


In March, the county announced it was no longer conducting testing at the center; residents can receive those services at the county's Franklin clinic. The county also retired its COVID-19 call center in late April.

Residents who have questions can still call the Tennessee Department of Health's hotline at 866-442-5301.
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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