Johnson & Johnson vaccination location opens Monday in Memphis

Johnson & Johnson vaccination location opens Monday in Memphis
(Source: wbtv)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The City of Memphis is offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at a new site starting Monday.

The site at 3230 Jackson Ave. is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

No appointments are needed.

The J&J vaccine is available again after a short pause while federal health agencies investigated reports of rare clotting side effects.

According to the Tennessee Department of Health, the risk of developing the condition is about 7 in 1 million vaccine doses for women 18 to 49 and 1 in 1 million for women and men ages 50 and older.

The J&J vaccine is recommended for persons 18 years of age and older.

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