Metro Health to offer COVID-19 vaccine to walk-ins at Music City Center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) —Metro Health will begin offering the COVID-19 vaccine to walk-ins at Music City Center.

Beginning Monday, the first 500 people without at appointment can receive a Pfizer vaccine at the event center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Health leaders said this comes as it's the first week appointments at Music City Center haven't been filled. Appointments are still recommended.

Nashville is currently offering vaccines to anyone 16 years and older.

Right now, 35% of Nashvillians have received at least one COVID-19 shot and 21% have been fully vaccinated.

Metro Health announced Wednesday that some restrictions are being loosened. Beginning Friday, bars in Nashville can stay open until 3 a.m.

Nashville's goal is to have 50% of residents have at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot by May 1.