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Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium To Become Mass Vaccination Site

By Jack Rattenbury

Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium To Become Mass Vaccination Site

The White House are sending more vaccinations to Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

More Georgians will soon be able to get the COVID-19 vaccination at a new FEMA mass vaccination site in Atlanta.

The site will be located at the Mercedez-Benz Stadium as top White House health officials made the announcement Friday morning at a news conference.

Health officials said the site will have the capacity to administer 6,000 shots a day. It will operate seven days a week for an eight-week period.

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The mayor also confirmed the news, confirming the site plans to help further expand access to the vaccination for the most vulnerable.

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According to the state, Georgia has administered around 2.2 million COVID-19 vaccines.

The site at the Mercedez-Benz Stadium is set to open on March 17, along with four other sites around the city.

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