An open vaccination clinic with no appointments required will be held 1-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the former Greene Valley Developmental Center, Greene County Mayor Kevin Morrison announced Monday.

The site, at 4850 East Andrew Johnson Highway, is operated by the Greene County Health Department.

Anyone 16 or older will be able to receive a first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines during the clinic Thursday. Registration will be done on site. Those attending should bring a form of identification to establish age, Morrison said in the announcement.

Greene County recorded 54 new cases of COVID-19 Friday through Monday, according to information provided by the Tennessee Department of Health. The county had 15 new cases Friday, when numbers were not reported due to the Good Friday holiday, 18 on Saturday, six on Sunday and 15 Monday.

The county had 131 active cases of the virus as of Monday evening, according to the state Health Department.

Aside from special clinics such as the one coming up Thursday, the Greene Valley site continues to operate by appointment only, Morrison said.

To book an appointment, visit vaccinate.tn.gov and click the blue “Proceed to COVID-19 questionnaire” button at the bottom of the page to start a registration.

For help scheduling a vaccination, call the Northeast Regional COVID-19 Registration Line at 423-979-4689. The COVID-19 Registration Line is staffed Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Other vaccination sites at local pharmacies can be located using vaccinefinder.org. The sites should be contacted to check availability and for scheduling.

COVID-19 testing times at the Greene County Health Department, 810 W. Church St., have been modified to 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, according to the Northeast Regional Health Department.

Self-test kits continue to be available for adults on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Standard nasal swab testing will be available on Tuesday and Thursday. Local county health departments will continue to offer COVID-19 testing at no charge.

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