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Monday October 18th, 2021 12:57AM

Vaccination site to open at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium

By The Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — The White House on Friday announced that it will partner with Georgia to open a new mass vaccination center at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta.

The stadium will be capable of administering 42,000 doses of vaccine each week, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

It will be open for seven days a week for an eight-week period.

The site should be open in the next two weeks, federal officials said.

Federal, state and local officials are now developing plans for the operations at the site.

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