Gov. Abbott Announces Arlington’s Community Vaccination Center Operations Will Continue Through May 18, 2021
By Susan Schrock, Office of Communication
Posted on April 07, 2021, April 07, 2021

Community Vaccination Center

Gov. Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has partially approved a request to extend operations for the three federally supported Community Vaccination Centers in Texas, including the one in Arlington, through mid-May.

Arlington’s Community Vaccination Center, operated by FEMA and the 1st Marine Logistics Group in partnership with the Arlington Fire Department and Texas Department of Emergency Management, has vaccinated thousands of people since late February. Vaccination operations, which were previously held inside Globe Life Field and then Esports Stadium Arlington, will transition to inside AT&T Stadium starting on Sunday, April 11. The center, open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is now expected to continue providing COVID-19 vaccines through May 18 to people who are registered through Tarrant County.

“We are grateful that our state and federal partners recognize and support the important work happening here in our region. The Community Vaccination Center in Arlington, along with the Fire Department’s emergency mass vaccination center, has played a significant role in reducing the strain on our local hospitals and helping protect our residents and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic,” Fire Chief Don Crowson said.

Originally launched in February, these federal pilot sites are based in Arlington, Dallas and Houston, and are part of a joint effort to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts in underserved areas. The Texas Department of Emergency Management requested an extension of these vaccination sites — including supplies, personnel, and vaccine — on March 22.

To receive the COVID-19 vaccine, people must register online through the Tarrant County Public Health website. As of March 29, 2021, the COVID-19 vaccine is now available to anyone over the age of 16 in Texas.

Click here to register with Tarrant County to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

More information about the Community Vaccination Center at AT&T Stadium

Starting April 11, the Community Vaccination Center will be located inside AT&T Stadium, 900 E. Randol Mill Rd. Those arriving for a vaccine should park in Lot 10 at the intersection of North Collins Street and West Randol Mill Road and enter the building at Entry J.

Tarrant County Public Health will provide additional information, including the window of time to arrive, to those with confirmed vaccination appointments at the stadium. The site will administer single-dose Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

In addition, the site will continue to provide second-dose Pfizer shots for those who originally received their first-dose Pfizer shot when the Community Vaccination Center was located inside Globe Life Field. For those who are owed a second Pfizer shot, please arrive at AT&T Stadium between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at any point between April 11 and May 18. Please bring your vaccination card.

Handicap parking and wheelchair assistance is available near the entrance. Those who need handicap access should ask the police officers and will be directed to the front of the lot next to the building.


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