Williamson County moving COVID-19 testing, vaccinations back to Ag Expo Center

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)

Starting Sept. 7, officials with the Williamson County Health Department will move operations for COVID-19 testing and vaccinations back to the county Ag Expo Center.

The move comes after the county saw a rise in the active number of COVID-19 cases in the region. According to the Tennessee Department of Health, Williamson County has more than 1,900 active cases, up from about 100 cases in late May. The health department had closed the center and moved operations to its Franklin clinic in early June.

“Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, we are moving testing and vaccine operations to an offsite location in order to accommodate more people,” Williamson County Health Department Director Cathy Montgomery said in a release. “We hope the residents of Williamson County will continue to take proactive measures to keep themselves and others safe.”

According to the TDH, Williamson County has one of the highest vaccination rates in the state, with nearly 54% of residents fully vaccinated. However, statewide, only 42% of residents are fully vaccinated.

Residents age 12 and older can receive a vaccine at the Ag Expo Center, located at 4215 Long Lane. No appointments are required, according to the WCHD.


Find more information about COVID-19 testing and vaccines here.


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