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Murfreesboro
100 West Burton Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: 615-898-7880
Fax: 615-898-7829

Smyrna
108 David Collins Drive
Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone: 615-355-6175
Fax: 615-459-7996

Hours: 8:00AM – 4:30PM
Monday–Friday

COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations

Pfizer Booster Doses Now Available at Rutherford County Health Department
Rutherford County, TN—(September 28, 2021)—Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) now has Pfizer booster doses available.
The single-dose booster of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can be administered to individuals who meet the following criteria:
• People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series,
• People aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series,
• People aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks, and
• People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.
As a reminder, on Friday, October 1, RCHD will be moving all COVID-19 vaccinations and testing to the former State Farm operations center located at 2500 Memorial Boulevard. The single-dose Pfizer boosters will also be available at this site.
Appointments will no longer be necessary for COVID-19 vaccinations. Vaccinations will be administered Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For more information concerning the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s recommendation for a booster dose, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/p0924-booster-recommendations-.html.

Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD), City of La Vergne, and CH Consulting Solutions are partnering to offer COVID-19 testing on the north end of Rutherford County.

Beginning October 11, the La Vergne Multi-purpose Building parking lot located at 5093 Murfreesboro Road will be used as a COVID-19 drive-through testing site Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

“We wanted to make free COVID-19 testing available and convenient for all of our residents,” said Public Health Department Director LaShan Dixon, noting that CH Consulting Solutions would manage testing operations at the new site with support from RCHD.

“It’s a privilege to serve, and we are excited to partner with RCHD and the City of La Vergne to help with the COVID testing efforts on the North end of the county,” said President/CEO Dr. Joel Parker.

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron expressed his gratitude to the City of La Vergne for offering their property as the location for the new testing site, “We appreciate their willingness to assist with fulfilling this need.”

City of La Vergne Mayor Jason Cole stated, “Now the Covid numbers are starting to decrease, we want to make sure it’s not being forgotten. If you have symptoms or think you may have been exposed, please get tested to keep yourself, your family, and your friends safe.”

Dixon echoed Mayor Cole’s statement and added, “RCHD is extremely grateful to CH Consulting Solutions, our other partners across the county, the leadership of Rutherford County and its jurisdictions within, and last but not least, our community members who continue to help us navigate and mitigate the challenges of this pandemic.”

CH Consulting Solutions is a Nashville-based emergency medicine provider offering oral swab testing with a 1-2 day results turnaround Monday - Friday and a 2-4 day turnaround Saturday and Sunday. All testing will be conducted and managed by CH Consulting Solutions.

  

Traffic Flow Map for La Vergne COVID-19 Testing Site

 

 

 

Rutherford County, TN—(September 27, 2021) Rutherford County Health Department RCHD) will transfer all COVID-19 operations to include vaccinations and testing to the former State Farm Operations Center located at 2500 Memorial Boulevard beginning Friday, October 1.

“With an increase in the number of tests we are performing each week and considering the number of vaccinations we are also administering, we felt the need to move these operations to an alternate location,” said Public Health Director LaShan Dixon.

Dixon mentioned that RCHD worked closely with Public Safety Director Chris Clark to create a plan for traffic flow. “We want to make sure that we’re being efficient in our delivery of these very important services,” said Dixon, “and make the experience as convenient as possible for our community.”

Appointments will no longer be necessary for COVID-19 vaccinations. Vaccinations will be administered Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Drive-through testing will be available Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Everlywell self-test kits are also available on site.

RCHD has plans to partner with another testing company in the near future to provide opportunities for weekend testing.


Rutherford County Health Department Guidance for Schools

The Rutherford County Health Department follows the guidance of the CDC.  Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools | CDC.  Additional concerns may be discussed with your Board of Education.

Rutherford County Health Department Guidance for the Workplace

The Rutherford County Health Department follows the guidance of the CDC. Workplaces and Businesses | COVID-19 | CDC.   Additional concerns may be discussed with your employer.