The DeKalb County Board of Health will officially begin accepting walk-ups at its Doraville and Stonecrest COVID-19 vaccination sites, starting Monday morning.

According to a release, individuals seeking vaccination at either site can still register and schedule an appointment via the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Vaccine Registration and Administration Solution (VRAS) system, via the Board of Health’s website, or by visiting This website is available in English and Spanish.

For individuals without computer access, DPH provides a vaccine scheduling hotline. The phone number is
888-457-0186. This hotline, which offers assistance in languages other than English, is staffed Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., and on weekends from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

According to the Georgia Department of Health, there have been 57,130 confirmed COVID-19 cases in DeKalb County since the onset of the pandemic. However, the seven-day average has fallen from 609 confirmed cases for the week ending April 16th to 542 confirmed cases for the week ending April 23rd.

Beginning Tuesday, hours at the Stonecrest vaccination site, located at 2994 Turner Hill Rd., in Stonecrest, will shift its hours of operation on Tuesdays and Thursdays to noon until 8:00 p.m., to provide services during the evening hours.

The new operations schedule for both Board of Health COVID-19 vaccination sites is as follows:

The Doraville MARTA station is open for vaccinations Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM through 5:00 PM and 9:00 AM through Noon on Saturdays. The Stonecrest location will offer vaccinations each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 AM through 5:00 PM. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Noon through 8:00 PM.

FILE – In this March 23, 2021, file photo, Anita Shetty, left, vaccinates Doris Lucas with a Pfizer vaccine in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

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