COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID vaccinations for individuals age 70 and older began Friday, January 29. We are receiving a very limited supply of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. This vaccine is for established NGH and NHC patients and members of our CHEN congregations.

Covid vaccine stock

In accordance with the distribution phases established by the Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville General Hospital is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine to the following individuals:

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  • Established Nashville General Hospital (NGH) and Nashville Healthcare Center (NHC) patients age 70 and older
  • Individuals age 70 and older who are members of our CHEN (Congregational Health & Education Network) congregations

COVID vaccinations for individuals age 70 and older began Friday, January 29. We are receiving a very limited supply of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. This vaccine is for established NGH and NHC patients and members of our CHEN congregations.

No additional information is currently available for future phases of the Tennessee Department of Health’s vaccine distribution plan. To learn more about vaccine eligibility in the state of Tennessee, use this eligibility tool, provided by the Tennessee Department of Health.

Who Can Make an Appointment

  • NO ADDITIONAL APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. Check back at the end of February for additional appointments.

How to Make an Appointment

  • Nashville General Hospital’s state allocated COVID vaccine doses have been exhausted, with appointments booked through February 26. Check back at the end of February for additional appointments.
  • You must make an appointment. No walk-ins will be accepted.

What You Need To Know

  • Nashville General Hospital’s state allocated COVID vaccine doses have been exhausted, with appointments booked through February 26.
  • The best way for individuals to get a COVID vaccine is through their local health department. Visit aSafeNashville.org or call 615-862-7777 to learn more or make an appointment.
  • No additional appointments are available at this time. Nashville General received a limited number of vaccine doses from the state.
  • A limited number of appointments were are available on Fridays, based on the quantity of vaccination doses received from the state. This amount and the number of appointments will therefore vary each week.
  • We receive a very limited amount of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for distribution each week.
  • The COVID vaccine will be administered BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. No walk-ins will be accepted.
  • The Moderna vaccine requires two doses, 28 days apart. You must get both doses to be fully vaccinated.
  • You will receive an appointment for your second dose before you leave from your first vaccination appointment.
  • Due to the limited supply of vaccine doses expected and the high demand, you will experience long waits to get through to make an appointment and to be scheduled. Please be patient during these challenging times. Our staff is not responsible for these delays.
  • It is important that you get the second dose of the same vaccine as your first dose. The Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are NOT interchangeable.
  • You will only be fully vaccinated after your second vaccination dose. It is important that you show up for both appointments.
  • Even after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, you still need to wear a mask, maintain a distance of at least 6-feet between you and others and wash your hands frequently, to avoid spreading the virus.
  • For your convenience, you are encouraged to utilize the hospital’s valet parking during your vaccination appointment.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete a COVID screening in the hospital lobby.

For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, visit the CDC website.

For details specific to the state of Tennessee, visit the Tennessee Department of Health’s website. TN DoH Vaccine FAQs

For details specific to Nashville, visit the Metro Nashville COVID website.

This information is subject to change, as the CDC and state update guidelines.