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Massachusetts Will Use Gillette Stadium, Fenway Park To Administer Coronavirus Vaccines

January 13, 2021

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts plans to use two of its biggest sports venues to distribute the coronavirus vaccine.

The state will likely end up using both Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, and Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, to distribute it in the coming weeks, according to MassLive.

“We have been in discussion with the state for months and are very hopeful to have something to announce soon,” Red Sox team president Sam Kennedy told MassLive in an email message.

On Tuesday. January 12, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker reportedly announced that Gillette Stadium will start vaccinating first responders, and potentially get up to 5,000 per day in the coming months.



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