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States Turn Stadiums, Other Venues Into Mass Vaccination Centers

Familiar sites nationwide enlisted in fight against COVID-19

an entrance to dodger stadium parking lot arranged for lines of cars to wait their turn for the covid vaccine

Kirby Lee via AP

The parking lot at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles is being transformed from a COVID-19 testing site into a mass vaccination site.

En español | Just weeks into the massive effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, some states have advanced from inoculating only health care staff and nursing home residents to offering shots to older adults and certain essential workers. In a bid to speed up the pace of vaccinations, familiar venues including sports stadiums, fairgrounds and convention centers are being transformed into mass vaccination sites. Here's a look at several of the facilities being used to vaccinate residents. Check AARP's vaccine guide for your state to find out when you are eligible to receive a shot and where you can get one.


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