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COVID-19 Vaccination: Business Resources

The Tennessee Chamber is committed to helping businesses stay informed about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, sharing essential information for employers.

Below are resources gathered to help educate employers on COVID-19 Vaccination:

Tennessee Department of Health Resources

The Tennessee Chamber led a Zoom video call update with TN Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey Thursday, January 7. The call answered questions in regards to COVID-19 vaccine distribution, including employer questions. Click here for a replay.

 

CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) Resources

  • Vaccine Communication Toolkit for Essential Workers - Click Here

 

How to Register Your Business to Administer the Vaccine 

Are you a large employer looking to vaccinate your workforce on-site?

A company representative (or their occupational health contractor) would need to complete onboarding in order to receive vaccine. That process may be started by completing the CDC’s Provider Agreement and Profile CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program Provider Profile Information (tn.gov).

 

Vaccine Myths - Know the Facts vs. Fiction 

Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, accurate vaccine information is critical. (CDC) 

Click here to view the CDC's latest guide to FAQ's on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Click here to view the TN Dept. of Health's FAQ's about COVID-19 vaccines

Fact v. Fiction: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

 

Importance of COVID-19 Testing for your Employees 

The state has authorized a program for interested Tennessee businesses to obtain COVID-19 tests kits, free of charge while supplies last. The goal of the program, administered jointly by the Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, is to help participating businesses demonstrate with greater confidence that their facility is safe to customers and employees.

In order to access the test kits, businesses must follow certain reporting requirements and follow guidelines. Interested companies can request kits or learn more here. If your business is not eligible or you have questions, contact covid19.testing@tn.gov.

 

What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws

Click here for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance in regards to legal aspects surrounding COVID-19. 

 

Disclaimer: The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TN Chamber) seeks to provide access to recommendations, regulations, services and expertise to its members. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this mission remains constant. Prior to acting, members should consult their own professional advisors for information and counsel specific to the individual and unique situations faced by organizations, individuals and corporations. The opinions, interpretations and recommendations of the TN Chamber are informational only and should not be relied upon by the recipient as legal or professional advice. The TN Chamber makes no representations as to the accuracy or reliability of the content contained herein. Users of this information accept any and all risks associated with the use of such information and agree that the TN Chamber has no liability to user.

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