Thousands of COVID-19 vaccine appointment slots open at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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Credit: Curtis Compton /

Update: In a major step, the federally supported mass vaccination site at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta will start working Wednesday to administer 42,000 shots a week, and it is offering evening hours and weekend to reach more people.

About 220 active-duty military members were at the stadium Tuesday, preparing to join state and Fulton County health officials in the expanded vaccination effort.

Officials hope to vaccinate 210,000 people during the expanded operation period, which is scheduled to conclude on May 19. Officials said the site will be open most days and as late as 10 p.m. two nights a week, likely Mondays and Wednesdays. The later hours are primarily to help people with trouble getting child care to set up appointments during the day. Read more

Getting to the Mercedes-Benz vaccine center

You must have an appointment. No walk-up vaccines are available. Appointments are available at or 888-457-0186. The community vaccination center with expanded vaccine availability is scheduled through May 19.

By car: Free parking is available at the Silver, Orange and Red decks, adjacent to Mercedes Benz Stadium. Use the address 1414 Andrew Young International Blvd. Atlanta, Ga. 30313 for GPS directions to the parking decks.

On MARTA: The closest rail station is the GWCC/CNN Center station on the west line.

Original story:

Thousands of appointment slots are available at the recently opened COVID-19 mass vaccination site at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, according to the Fulton County Department of Health.

The mass vaccination site at Mercedes-Benz and is the largest site in the state. Health officials have said they plan to administer 42,000 vaccines a week at the site.

“But wait, there’s more! Free parking, tons of staff with smiling faces, a totally dope facility, and the largest vaccination location in Georgia,” Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management said Saturday in a Facebook post.

Vaccines are free and available to anyone in Georgia. No insurance or identification is required.

VACCINES ARE AVAILABLE to ANY ELIGIBLE GEORGIAN at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium Community Vaccination Center. We have...

Posted by Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency (AFCEMA) on Sunday, March 21, 2021

In Georgia, vaccines are currently open to those older than 55 years of age; people over 16 with certain medical conditions; teachers and daycare workers; disabled adults; and adults with sick children. Anyone who wishes to schedule an appointment can register at or call 888-457-0186.