Vaccination Information from the Blount County Health Department: Vaccine Phases and Waiting List Signup
While vaccine supplies are limited, county health departments will be following the state’s phased approach to vaccination: Follow this link for information on the phased approach.
How to register for a vaccine appointment
Step 1: Find Your Phase
Blount County’s present phases are 1a1, 1a2 and 75 years old and greater. Only those who are in these phases or age group may register for vaccination. To determine your phase, follow this link.
Step 2: Sign up Online (Current Phase Only)
Follow this link for the Blount County COVID-19 Vaccine Waiting List online form
See the full release here from the TN Department of Health here.
Tennessee Department of Health Public Information Line 1-877-857-2945
Blount County Health Department 865-983-4582
Use these links for additional information on COVID-19 numbers in Blount County or the or the Intergovernmental Information page.
State & Federal Resources & Reports
Community Contact Information (scroll down)
Visit websites (linked below) for specific information regarding each government or entity's response.
8-10-2020 Blount Community Action Agency Update
BCCAA’s Community Services Program has received CARES ACT funding to support COVID-19 related hardships. These new services include: Rental/Mortgage Assistance, Water Bill Assistance, Food Supports and Prescription Assistance. If solely due to the pandemic, you have lost your job, had a reduction in hours, lost your health insurance or coverages, etc. which has negatively impacted your income, please call the agency at 865-983-8411, Extension 1 or request to speak to someone in the Community Services Program to see if they can help.
Social Services Information (211) - United Way
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
TN Crisis Line (Mental Health): 1-855-274-7471
to apply for unemployment
Health-Related Contact Information
Blount County Health Department
Robert Schmidt, Director
East Tennessee Regional Health Department
The Tennessee Department of Health
open 11 AM to 11 PM eastern daily
Blount Memorial Hospital
If you are concerned about whether you have COVID-19, you should contact your primary care physician. If you are unsure, the CDC has developed this interactive tool to help you determine whether you should seek medical care.
Agencies and Services
School Systems Contact Information
Maryville City Schools
COVID-19 Updates Site
Dr. Heather Ledbetter
Coordinated School Health
Maryville City Schools District Communications
Blount County Schools
David Murrell, Assistant Director, Operations
City of Alcoa Schools