MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County Well being Division introduced a Covid-19 vaccination web site will probably be opening quickly within the Raleigh space.
The location will probably be positioned at Better Imani Cathedral of Religion at 3824 Austin Peay Freeway and can start vaccinating folks beginning subsequent week. The well being division mentioned the brand new web site will assist them attain these in a beforehand underserved a part of Memphis.
“Making vaccination accessible in all elements of Shelby County has at all times been the Well being Division’s purpose,” mentioned Alisa Haushalter with the well being division. “The partnership with Better Imani Church won’t solely assist us attain a geographic space the place vaccinations weren’t beforehand accessible, it additionally achieves one other essential purpose by making vaccination extra obtainable in underserved black and brown communities.”
Pastor Invoice Adkins welcomed the chance to make a distinction.
“Better Imani Church is a servant to our neighborhood. We’re excited and grateful to have the ability to assist our brothers and sisters within the African American neighborhood who’re at a larger danger to have entry to this essential vaccination effort. It’s my hope that different church buildings additionally prolong this chance to all of our folks,” he mentioned.
Appointments will probably be posted next week at the link here. Those that would not have entry to a pc could make an appointment by calling (901) 222-7468.
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