BOSTON (CBS) – Fenway Park will become the second mass COVID vaccination site in the state, joining Gillette Stadium, the Baker-Polito Administration announced Tuesday.Watch Live @ 8:30 am: Baker Visits Newburyport School's Pool COVID-19 Testing Program
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: 582 At Massachusetts Schools Test Positive For COVID-19 In Last 2 Weeks
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: Friday Marks First Anniversary Of Boston Biogen Conference Super Spreader Event
The state also announced Tuesday it is partnering with CVS Health and Walgreens to distribute the COVID vaccine.