15 landmarks around the world that have been transformed into vaccination sites

Summary List PlacementYankee Stadium in the Bronx transformed into a vaccination mega-facility that has administered over 80,000 doses.
The stadium will continue to operate as a vaccination site during baseball season, with socially distant seating at games.
Citi Field, home of Yankee rivals The Mets in Queens, New York, is also a vaccination site.
New Yorkers 75 years and older can get vaccinated at Citi Field without an appointment.
Billboards in Boston’s Fenway Park usually show the score of Red Sox games, but now they display the number of vaccines administered there.
Fenway Park is known as “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark.”
In Los Angeles, Dodger Stadium featured a snaking line of drivers waiting to receive their vaccines.
Dodger Stadium visitors can attend games again, sitting in socially distanced pods of two to six people.
Wembley Stadium in London is now a COVID-19 vaccination center.
Wembley Stadium is the largest stadium in the UK, and the second-largest in Europe, with 90,000 seats.
Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, usually hosts the world-famous Carnival parade, but now the stadium is hosting vaccine appointments instead.
Carnival has been postponed until next year.
Cannes Palace of Festivals and Conferences, home of the Cannes Film Festival, has been converted into a vaccination center.
The festival, which will be held virtually this year, moved its screenings from May to June.
Stockholm City Hall in Sweden usually hosts Nobel Prize banquets, but now it hosts vaccinations.
Stockholm City Hall is one of the most recognizable buildings in the city, known for its spire featuring the Three Crowns, the Swedish coat of arms.
People wait in the pheasant room of Italy’s Capodimonte Museum in Naples after their vaccine appointments.
At vaccination sites, people wait for around 15 minutes after receiving the vaccine to make sure there are no allergic reactions.
The first person to receive the vaccine in Brazil got the shot at the base of the statue of Christ the Redeemer.
Monica Calazans, a 54-year-old nurse, was the first person from Brazil to receive the vaccine in January.
Prince William and Kate Middleton paid a visit to the vaccination site at Westminster Abbey, where they wed almost 10 years ago.
During their visit, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with both health officials and people receiving their vaccinations. Middleton even wore white as a nod to their wedding venue.
The pews of the famed Old North Church in Boston, Massachusetts, have been refashioned into vaccination stations.
The church is known for having displayed two lanterns (“one if by land, and two if by sea”) to signal British soldiers’ movements for Paul Revere’s midnight ride, an event that sparked the American Revolution.
The crypt of Blackburn Cathedral in the UK now contains social distancing stickers on the floor as people wait for their vaccines.
The foundation of the cathedral is believed to date back to 596, but the current structure was built in 1826.
Vaccinations at Salisbury Cathedral in the UK were accompanied by live organ music.
The cathedral’s musical director chose pieces by Bach, Handel, and Pachelbel to keep people entertained while they waited their turn.
In Anaheim, California, people can receive vaccines in Disneyland’s parking lot.
Disneyland has been closed since March 2020, but it is scheduled to reopen on April 30.


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