Teacher Melissa Drinkard gets her vaccination.

ATLANTIC CITY – The Atlantic County COVID-19 Vaccination Megasite will extend its vaccination hours to 8 p.m. Monday, May 3 and Monday, May 10. Individuals seeking to be vaccinated at the site between 4 and 8 p.m. on those dates must make an appointment at vaccination.atlanticare.org

The egasite is continuing its 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. walk-in vaccinations seven days a week through May 8. Walk-in vaccinations will be first come, first-served as vaccine supplies last. Those who have registered online and made an appointment through vaccination.atlanticare.org will be prioritized. Members of the community who are eligible for the vaccine, which includes all those 16 and older, will be able to register for their vaccination on site. A parent or guardian must accompany those under age 18.

Walk-in appointment availability is subject to change. Should individuals seeking a walk-in appointment during the designated times not secure one, the megasite team will make them an appointment for the following or another convenient day.

Vaccinations are free.

The megasite is located in the Atlantic City Convention Center, 1 Convention Blvd. Parking is free. The team offers special accommodations for those who have disabilities.

For more information about AtlantiCare, call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000; visit www.atlanticare.org; or find AtlantiCare on Facebook.

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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.