The Metro Public Health Department announced Tuesday that it will stop offering COVID-19 vaccines, boosters, tests and flu shots on Dec. 31. These services were provided and put in place through the COVID-19 Strike Team, which was established in mid-2020. In more than 1,300 events, before ceasing activity at the end of this year. Additionally, MPHD will not publish weekly COVID-19 surveillance reports, although providers will be required to report cases of COVID-19 to the agency.
COVID-19 vaccines and flu shots, as well as home testing kits, will be available for free at three MPHD clinics by appointment. PCR tests will not be available after January 1st, however.