By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) – Fenway Park will become the second mass COVID vaccination site in the state, joining Gillette Stadium, the Baker-Polito Administration announced Tuesday.

The ballpark will open on February 1 and will administer vaccines by appointment to eligible residents in the Phase One priority groups. You can begin scheduling appointments on Tuesday, January 26.

READ MORE: 1 Dead, Several Others Injured In Multi-Car Crash On I-93 In Canton

The site is expected to stay open through the beginning of baseball season in early April.

CIC Health will operate the site, with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Initially, up to 500 vaccines will be administered per day at the ballpark and will soon ramp up to 1,000 vaccines per day.

READ MORE: Rally Held In Boston For George Floyd As Derek Chauvin Trial Begins Next Week

Gillette Stadium officially opened on Monday as the first mass vaccination site for first responders and health care workers in Massachusetts.

Vaccines will be available by appointment only through the CIC Health website.

MORE NEWS: NH Motor Speedway Mass Vaccination Site Aims To Administer 12,000 J&J Shots Over 3 Days

The state also announced Tuesday it is partnering with CVS Health and Walgreens to distribute the COVID vaccine.

CBSBoston.com Staff