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Music City Center to reopen for COVID vaccinations on Saturday

Music City Center
Posted at 11:51 AM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 15:02:19-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Public Health officials say the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville will reopen Saturday.

The vaccination site has been closed since Tuesday due to this week’s wintry weather. The clinic will be open during its regular hours – 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. – and they will be offering the vaccine to those that have an appointment scheduled for Saturday.

Metro Health also said beginning Saturday, they will be offering COVID vaccinations to those that had a scheduled appointment on Feb. 16-19 for their second dose.

Health officials will be contacting those that were supposed to receive their first shot on Feb. 16-19 to reschedule their appointment. Those who had an appointment for their first shot on Feb. 16-19 should not come until they have scheduled a new appointment.

“We have properly stored the vaccine that was to be used Feb. 16-19 and the vaccine is safe. We expect to receive an additional shipment of vaccine early next week,” said Brian Todd, director of communications for Metro Public Health.

Todd said you should plan to arrive no later than 3:30 p.m. if you have an appointment on Saturday or Sunday. He also released more specific information for people receiving their second dose:

The second dose of vaccine can be given between 3 and 6 weeks after the first dose. In order to avoid long lines and wait times we recommend you return on the day of the week you were originally supposed to receive your second dose. So if you were to return on Tuesday of this week please come next Tuesday for your second dose. We will only provide second doses over the weekend that are scheduled to return this weekend.

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