Bluff City High School Serving As Covid-19 Vaccination Designation for Shelby County
Pfizer vaccinations are free and available to anyone 12 years and older
June 23, 2021 (Memphis, TN) -- Bluff City High School was approved by The Tennessee Department of Health to serve as a Covid-19 vaccination site. Vaccinations started on June 17 and will continue through June 25, potentially longer. The site will serve Shelby County, and in particular, the Hickory Hill and Parkway Village communities. Covid-19 vaccinations will be available to everyone 12 years and older for free and no insurance will be required. Dozens have already received Covid-19 vaccinations at this site and there are hundreds more vaccines available. Green Dot partners Dar Salud Care and Life Doc will lead operations.
“This will be the only vaccination site in Hickory Hill,” says Jocquell Rogers, Community Engagement and Public Relations Manager of Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee. “We are very grateful to work with our county, state, and longtime partners to secure and administer Covid-19 vaccinations for our local community, teachers, parents, and students.”
All 5 Green Dot Public Schools - Kirby Middle School, Wooddale Middle School, Hillcrest High School, Fairley High School, and Bluff City High School are open for summer school ahead of the fall semester.
Green Dot Public Schools is a national charter school network of 25 Title I middle and high public schools in Tennessee, Texas, and California that are purposefully located in the highest-need communities. Our mission is to transform the landscape of public education so all students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life.