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Welcome to the Southwest Tennessee Community College newsroom. Here you can access official Southwest press releases, news articles and publications.


Shelby County Health Department adds Walmart to list of COVID-19 vaccination sites

The Tennessee Department of Health is partnering with big box retailer, Walmart, to expand its COVID-19 vaccination outreach to more underserved areas across the state. Eleven out of 100 of these participating Walmart locations are in Shelby County.

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Shelby County Health Department to Close the COVID-19 Vaccination Site at Whitehaven Center Thursday, Feb. 11 for Inclement Weather; Appointments rescheduled to Feb. 18

The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) announced that the COVID-19 Vaccination Site at the Whitehaven Center will be CLOSED tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 11 due to the inclement weather forecast and threat of hazardous driving conditions. The following...

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Shelby County Health Department announces Pfizer and Moderna second dose appointments available Feb. 12

The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has scheduled an additional date this week for persons who have received a first dose of either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine to receive their second dose. Both vaccines will be offered by appointment only at...

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Four Classrooms in the Academic Building on the Macon Cove Campus CLOSED for sanitation; Reopen Wednesday, Feb. 10

Southwest Tennessee Community College has closed Rooms A106, 107, 109 and in the Academic Building on the Macon Cove Campus for sanitation following a reported case of COVID-19. The classrooms were identified as visited by an individual who submitted...

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Shelby County expands COVID-19 vaccination guidelines for ages 70+

The Shelby County Health Department widened access to the coronavirus vaccine as of today to include persons aged 70 – 74. To date, there have been 67,061 COVID-19 vaccines administered in Shelby County and 13,161 of those individuals are over...

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Shelby County Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccinations beginning Feb. 5; Appointments now open

The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) and Southwest Tennessee Community College are teaming up to offer COVID-19 vaccinations at Southwest’s Whitehaven Center beginning Friday, Feb. 5. Residents eligible for vaccination as part of Phases 1a1...

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Shelby County Health Department and Southwest to team up to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations at Whitehaven Center Feb. 5 - 27

The Shelby County Health Department and Southwest Tennessee Community College earlier today announced a partnership to administer COVID-19 vaccinations at the Whitehaven Center, 1234 Finley Road, Feb. 5-27, 2021. Vaccinations to be delivered to...

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Renowned author and global speaker Clifton Taulbert to talk on Black Wall Street at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Men in Black awards

Pulitzer Prize nominee and international business consultant Clifton L. Taulbert will deliver a virtual presentation on Tulsa’s Black Wall Street at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Project M.O.S.T.’s Men in Black Awards Ceremony Feb....

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Southwest Tennessee Community College Wins Prestigious 2021 Bellwether Award

Peers at virtual Community College Futures Assembly recognize Southwest’s achievements in redesigning the student experience

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Shelby County's heath directive No. 17 eases restrictions

The Shelby County Health Department issued Health Directive No. 17 on Jan. 20, 2021, easing the restrictions put into place under the previous health directive. The decision was made because of the declining rate of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations...

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 Media Contacts

Diana Fedinec
Director of Public Relations and Media
901-333-4247 or 901-482-2939
dfedinec@southwest.tn.edu

Daphne Thomas
Associate Vice President of Communications, Marketing and Community Relations
901-333-4368 or 901-277-4681
djthomas@southwest.tn.edu

 

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