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LAKELAND, Fla., March 29, 2021 — Publix Pharmacy is opening appointments at 23 Tennessee locations for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Starting Tuesday, March 30, at 7 a.m. Eastern time, eligible individuals can use the company’s online reservation system to schedule their COVID-19 vaccination appointment.

Vaccinations are provided for any individual who meets state and federal requirements at the time of the appointment. At this time, Tennessee eligibility varies by county. To determine eligibility, visit the department of health’s vaccine eligibility page at

Vaccinations are provided by appointment only, while supplies last, through the online reservation system at Individuals can use the online reservation system to learn if appointments are available at their nearby store.

The system will open Tuesday, March 30, at 7 a.m. Eastern time for appointment times on Thursday, April 1; Friday, April 2; and Tuesday, April 6. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or the Publix Pharmacy.

Tennessee locations
Publix pharmacies will administer the vaccine in the following Tennessee counties, while supplies last: Bradley, Davidson, Greene, Hamilton, Knox, Montgomery, Putnam, Rutherford, Sevier, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson. View a full list of Tennessee pharmacies offering appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Costs and insurance
Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, by appointment only, while supplies last, and at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card to their scheduled appointment. Medicare members should bring their red, white and blue Medicare Part B card. Customers without health insurance will need to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.

Publix pharmacies have also administered the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals in select Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia locations. The company continues to communicate with the states in its operating area to provide COVID-19 vaccinations as part of their distribution efforts.

The most up-to-date information about Publix’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts can be found at