AURORA, CO - DECEMBER 15: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center investigational pharmacy technician Sara Berech holds a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine before it is administered in a clinical trial on December 15, 2020 in Aurora, Colorado. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine could be submitted for emergency use by late January and is the only vaccine among leading candidates given as a single dose. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

Novant Health is accepting walk-ins at their COVID-19 vaccine availability in Charlotte this weekend.

There are around 1,000 open appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine at Novant Health Medical Group – East Meck on 6070 East Independence Boulevard.

The availability is happening Saturday, April 17 between 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Available appointments are for the Pfizer vaccine, which is approved for anyone who is 16 years and older.

Novant officials say you do not have to be a Novant Health patient to make an appointment.

How to schedule:

  • If you have a MyChart account, appointment availability can be accessed under Visits à Schedule an appointment.
  • NOTE: MyChart is the best way to schedule an appointment. Anyone can create a MyChart account by visiting
  • If you do not have a MyChart account, you can schedule at