COVID-19 Vaccinations at MMC
MMC is proud to aid in the solution to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering COVID-19 vaccinations to our patients and community.
Currently, we have the Moderna and Pfizer Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccines to administer to adults and children over the age of 12. Pfizer Comirnaty is the exact same vaccine made by Pfizer-BioNTech that has been widely administered worldwide. On August 23, 2021, the FDA approved the Pfizer vaccine for ages 16 and older. The vaccine was officially named by Pfizer as Comirnaty, pronounced koe-mir'na-tee.Pfizer was the first COVID-19 Vaccine to reach FDA approval for adults ages 16 and older. Read more here.
On May 10, 2021, the FDA authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech (now known as Pfizer Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12-15. Read more here.
Moderna is available for adults 18 and older. Read more about Emergency Use Authorization.
Request An Appointment
- Please select a day and timeframe that works best for your schedule.
- You will be contacted to schedule an appointment to arrive at our Garrison Drive location.
- First, second and third doses of Pfizer or Moderna are available. See below for details on third dose/booster vaccines.
Third Dose/Booster Vaccine
It is recommended that immunocompromised individuals receive a third dose 28 days after their second Moderna or Pfizer Comirnaty vaccine. Read more about conditions that qualify an individuals as immunocompromised.
CDC Recommendations for a third dose of Pfizer Comirnaty
As of September 28, 2021, a third dose or booster of Pfizer Comirnaty has been authorized to be given to individuals who meet the criteria below and received second dose of Pfizer Comirnaty at least 6 months ago:
a. People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer Comirnaty primary series,
b. People aged 50–64 years with should receive a booster shot of Pfizer Comirnaty’s COVID-19vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer Comirnaty primary series,
c. People aged 18–49 years with may receive a booster shot of Pfizer Comirnaty’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer Comirnaty primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks, and
d. 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 Comirnaty’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer Comirnaty primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks. (e.g. healthcare, school, grocery store, or other setting the individual feels is high-risk)The CDC continues to monitor the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines to ensure appropriate recommendations to keep all Americans safe. Additional information regarding recommendations for other populations, or people who received Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines, is expected in the coming weeks/months.
Individuals aged 18 through 64 years at high risk of severe COVID-19 are eligible for a COVID booster. Therefore, The American Collage of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that pregnant people, including pregnant health care workers, receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months following the completion of their initial Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine series. Read more here.
Lost Vaccine Card
If you have misplaced your vaccine card you may request a proof of vaccine record from the Tennessee Immunization Information System (TennIIS). Simply fill out a request form here: https://redcap.link/recordrequest. The TennIIS Team will provide you with a copy of your immunization record, as reported to TennIIS, by email, mail, or fax. For questions about TennIIS immunization records, contact [email protected].