Chattanooga, TN – According to the statement, supporters of this bill say it’s about protecting a person’s freedom and health decisions.

Opponents think it’s unnecessary and harmful.

The bill moves to the governor’s desk in the coming weeks.

This story will be updated when new information is available. 

The Tennessee Department of Health’s vaccine dashboard shows nearly 4 million vaccinations have been given out so far in Tennessee.

The dashboard also shows 34.6% of the state has received at least one dose with 25.1% of people fully vaccinated.