COVID-19 Information

Federal Update

The Federal Government is providing four (4) free at-home COVID-19 tests for every household in the United States. The tests are completely FREE. Orders are expected to ship in 7-12 days. We highly recommend you order tests now, so you have them when you need them. There is a limit of one order* per residential address.

Order your tests today at COVIDtests.gov

*One order includes four (4) individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests

5-11 Vaccine Event

In efforts to increase vaccine accessibility, HCS will be partnering with the Hamilton County Health Department and other community organizations on COVID-19 vaccine events for children 5-11 years old throughout the district. This is a free event and attendees will have the option to receive their 1st or 2nd dose of the Pfizer pediatric COVID-19 vaccine. Children who are not enrolled in a HCS are still eligible to receive a vaccine. Children must have a guardian present the entire time of the appointment. There are a total of 160 appointments available for each location.

To register for an appointment, please click on the appropriate date and fill the form out.

Location First Clinic Second Clinic
East Side Elementary March 3 March 24
Middle Valley March 15  
Harrison Elementary  April 7 April 28
Lookout Valley April 21 May 12
Hardy Elementary May 3 May 24



For assistance reserving your appointment, please call the Hamilton County Health Department's COVID-19 Hotline at 423-209-8383. For questions related to the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, contact Layra Navarro-Flores, Community Health Manager, at 423-498-6755.

To learn more about Pfizer's pediatric COVID-19 vaccine, you can click HERE.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Student Safety

Hamilton County Schools has the health and safety of children as our top priority, and we work daily with the top health professionals in the field to make sure we are following recommended procedures regarding the coronavirus in our schools. The district works with the local Health Department, the Tennessee Department of Health, and the CDC to remain alert to the latest information to keep our children and staff healthy.


Who to Notify if a Student is Showing COVID-19 Symptoms

A student who may have COVID-19 or may have been exposed, can find out what to do here.


Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines

Find out the Tennessee Department of Health's Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines here.