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*Attention*

As part of our effort to keep you and others safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask all patients and visitors wear a mask or face covering before entering the clinic. All patients and visitors will be screened and triaged prior to entering a CHS clinic. 

A clinical staff member will ask the following questions:

  1. Age
  2. Assess for fever/take the patient’s temperature.  
  3. Are you currently having symptoms of shortness of breath or cough, or at least two of these symptoms:
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell
  1. Have you had contact with someone with a confirmed Coronavirus in the last 14 days?
  2. Have you been tested for Coronavirus recently?
  3. Any fever** or yes replies to the questions, the patient will be asked to return to their car and alert clinical staff for further curbside triage. 

          ** Fever defined: patients under 65 years of age, 100.0 and ages 65 and up, 99.6

COVID-19 Vaccine

Helping our patients and community members access the COVID-19 vaccine quickly and easily is our priority. Cherokee Health Systems is offering COVID-19 vaccines daily at all of our clinics. Have you been vaccinated? Please call 1-866-231-4477 to receive your vaccine today. 

Click here to fill out our Community COVID-19 Ambassador interest form.

COVID-19 Boosters

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

If you received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine:

You should get a booster if you are:

  • 12 years and older

When to get a booster:

  • At least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series

Which booster should you get?

  • Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA COVID-19 vaccines) are preferred in most* situations
  • Teens 12–17 years old may only get a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster

Moderna:

You should get a booster if you are:

  • 18 years and older

When to get a booster:

  • At least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series

Which booster should you get?

  • Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA COVID-19 vaccines) are preferred in most* situations

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen:

You should get a booster if you are:

  • 18 years or older

When to get a booster:

  • At least 2 months after receiving your J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccination

Which booster should you get?

  • Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA COVID-19 vaccines) are preferred in most* situations

CHS' Alcoa, Center City, Harmony Plaza (Memphis) and Talbott clinics are vaccinating children ages 5-11.​ Call us today at 1-866-231-4477 to schedule your booster shot.


COVID-19 Updates