BOSTON (CBS) – The mass COVID-19 vaccination site at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston is expanding with help from the federal government so it can administer 7,000 doses per day.
Governor Charlie Baker’s office said Massachusetts received approval to become a FEMA mass vaccination site Friday. That means it will get an extra 6,000 federal doses daily, in addition to the 1,000 daily doses supplied by the state. The expansion will start Wednesday, March 31.READ MORE: OB-GYN Associations Recommend All Pregnant People Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19
Anyone interested in booking an appointment at the Hynes should pre-register at vaccinesignup.mass.gov.READ MORE: 'We Want Answers': Friends Say Death Of Saugus Woman While Hiking In Arizona Needs To Be Further Investigated
“There will be no disruption to the appointment process with this federal expansion,” Baker’s office said in a statement.
They said the Hynes site was selected based on data analysis including the CDC’s Social Vulnerability Index, population needs and available public transit for people to get to the convention center.MORE NEWS: Body Believed To Be Missing Man Kevin Mahoney Found In Water Off Newburyport