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Williamson County vaccine distribution to transition to waitlist system

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Dr. Tufik Assad

Dr. Tufik Assad, M.D., M.S.C.I., receives a COVID-19 vaccine at Williamson Medical Center. 

The Williamson County Health Department announced Thursday that in accordance with the Tennessee Department of Health, it is transitioning to administering COVID-19 vaccines using a waitlist system, named the Williamson County COVID Priority List. 

The Williamson County COVID Priority List is currently only available to those individuals who meet Tennessee COVID Vaccination Plan’s current phase in Williamson County: Phase 1a1, 1a2 and individuals 75 years of age or older. Only those who are in these phases or this age group may register for the vaccination at this time. 

Individuals enter their information into the sign-up and are placed on the priority list for a vaccine appointment. As soon as the vaccine becomes available, they will receive appointment information through the Tennessee Department of Health. 

To place your name on the priority list, visit

Those who are vaccinated in Williamson County could receive either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals will receive information regarding which vaccine is currently being administered when they arrive for their scheduled appointment.  

The Vaccination Appointments site is only accepting sign-ups by individuals through Jan. 20.

Individuals who are not eligible for any of the current phases should sign up for the Williamson County Vaccine Availability Alert System at

When additional phases or age groups become eligible, the Williamson County Emergency Management Agency will send an alert via text, phone call or email that defines what steps individuals should take to receive the vaccine.

Individuals who are not able to register for the priority list or alert system online or who have questions, should call the Williamson County Public Information Line for assistance at (615) 595-4880. The line operates Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Updated information from the Williamson County Health Department and the Williamson County Emergency Management Agency can be found at

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