COVID-19 Testing/Vaccination Center located at Former Kmart to Cease Operations June 30, 2022 –

The Metro Nashville Davidson County COVID-19 Testing/Vaccination Center operated by Meharry Medical College located at the site of the Former Kmart at 2491 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37217 will cease operations at the close of business Thursday, June 30, 2022.

“Our team is monitoring COVID-19’s presence in the community and remains ready to increase testing and vaccinations if the need arises”, said Dr. Gill Wright III, Director of Health at the Metro Public Health Department. “Testing and vaccination services are widely available in pharmacies, urgent care practices and physician’s offices across Nashville. Through these offerings and our Strike Team’s numerous community-based pop-up clinic events, we are
confident the community’s current needs for testing and vaccinations will continue to be met.”

There is more information about MPHD pop-up testing and vaccination events at the link below.

Visit Nashville COVID Vaccine Community Sites.

The Former KMART Site is the longest operating drive through testing and vaccination site in Nashville, beginning operation on March 30, 2020. The site has provided more than 100,000 tests and vaccinations during its operations. Including, 13,382 COVID-19 Vaccinations since April 12, 2021.

“Over the past two years, Meharry Medical College has been honored to be a part of the fight against COVID-19 in Metro-Nashville. Meharry’s work at the Nashville assessment sites has enabled the college to carry out its mission of service to all Middle Tennesseans—especially at the Kmart Site,” Associate Dean of Community Based Education at Meharry Medical College Dr. Julie Gray said. “This facility has been the longest testing site and one of two vaccination sites led by Meharry. While those who have worked tirelessly together over the past two years and 2 months are pleased to see the progress against the pandemic and proud to be a part of the team, we want to encourage the Nashville community to continue to be socially responsible in their vigilance against the virus.”

Previously, Meharry Medical College operated testing facilities at Nissan Stadium Lot “N”, at Meharry Medical College’s campus and at 350 28th Avenue North, Nashville TN 37209.

The Metro Nashville Public Health Department will continue to offer pop-up testing and vaccination clinics throughout the community.