According to the MNPHD, there is a $20 administration fee for vaccines adjusted according to income. Children 18 and younger may be eligible for free, federally-funded vaccines through the Vaccines for Children Program.
The following public health department locations will be open after-hours and on weekends:
Lentz Public Health Center
2500 Charlotte Ave., Nashville
July 22 – Aug. 15
7 a.m.–5 p.m. (Tue.-Thu.)
7 a.m.–noon (July 27, Aug. 3 and 10)
East Public Health Center
1015 East Trinity Lane, Nashville
July 22 – Aug. 15
8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.)
8 a.m –6 p.m. (July 24, July 31, Aug. 7 and 14)
Woodbine Public Health Center
224 Oriel Ave., Nashville
Extended Hours July 22 – Aug. 16
7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Mon., Tue. and Wed.)
7 a.m.–7 p.m. (Thu.)
The following vaccinations are required for students in Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Department of Health:
- Kindergarten students and other children enrolling in a Tennessee school are required to provide schools with a complete Official Tennessee Immunization Certificate before classes begin.
- All students entering seventh grade are required to provide the school a limited Official Tennessee Immunization Certificate showing proof of second dose of chickenpox vaccine or a history of the illness and a booster shot for diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus.
- Incoming college students in Tennessee public colleges who will live on-campus must provide proof of immunization against meningococcal meningitis after age 16.
The MNHD offers children’s immunizations by appointment 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday throughout the year at the following locations:
East Health Center, 1015 East Trinity Lane, Nashville
Lentz Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Ave., Nashville
Woodbine Health Center, 224 Oriel Ave., Nashville