NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The Tennessee Department of Health started offering COVID booster doses on Friday.
People can receive a single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine if they meet the following qualifications:
Pfizer’s booster shot has the green light from the FDA, but there are still a few hurdles it must go through before people can get it.
"Patients do not need to prove their diagnosis or health condition to be eligible for the booster dose," TDH said in a release on Friday.
The US Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it would grant emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in people 65 and older, people at high risk of severe disease and people whose jobs put them at risk of infection.