The 10-day safety pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine didn’t seem to weaken demand in Nashville. The city resumed using the one-shot vaccine in the past week and has seen it become the preferred option.
A prominent death softened many Kurds’ resistance to the idea of vaccination, but new questions have arisen.
Fewer and fewer people are getting vaccinated at Nashville’s primary hub for COVID shots. So first doses will stop being offered at the Music City Center on May 7.
Tennessee is looking for messaging that might overcome COVID vaccine reluctance in rural communities, as health officials prepare public service announcements to be used in the coming months.
On Thursday, the Metro Public Health Department announced that for the first time, vaccine appointments have been going unfilled. The city has been giving about 2,000 shots a day at the convention center.
A woman from East Nashville hospitalized with severe blood clots is believed to be one of the handful suffering from the syndrome after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine. The case was reported Wednesday in the Nashville Scene.
Nashville will convert its site at the former Kmart on Murfreesboro Road into a vaccination center. That means it will be closed Friday before reopening Monday for appointment-based vaccinations.
Tennessee’s vaccination rate for people who work in nursing homes and assisted living facilities is among the lowest in the country, according to a new report from the Center for Public Integrity. Fewer than a third of staff members have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, despite being some of the first offered the shots through […]
Convincing rural, white conservatives in Tennessee has become the next challenge in a race to reach herd immunity.
The Academy of Country Music has announced it will film public service announcements at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry. They’re part of a growing campaign to reach rural, white conservatives.