Yankee Stadium Now Open 24/7 For Vaccinations

The Washington Post reports:

It was opening night at Yankee Stadium, and outside Gate 4, a young woman was making a maze of metal stanchions her stage. “Yeah! We’re getting vac-cin-ated!” she sang, as “Thriller” blasted from her phone.

The ballpark has been a coronavirus vaccination clinic since February, but on Thursday it became just one of two mass-vaccination sites in New York City to stay open 24 hours a day, distributing the single-dose Johnson & Johnson shot through the wee hours.

With the Yankees far away, at spring training in sunny Florida, residents of the Bronx — the city’s poorest borough, which has the highest coronavirus infection rate — queued up well past midnight in hope of inoculation. Some of them were dancing, if only to stay warm.

Read the full article. The Javits Center is also now 24/7.