Walt Disney World In Talks to Become Mass COVID Vaccination Site
Earlier this week we reported that Disneyland was becoming a mass vaccination site for the state of California. Today, we are happy to report that Walt Disney World is also likely become a COVID vaccination site for the state of Florida.
The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that that talks have already began between Walt Disney World and the state. In addition, Jared Moskowitz, the state emergency director, has confirmed that Walt Disney World already has one of the ultra-cold freezers in place that is required to store some of the vaccines.
Moskowitz said, “We have no ultra-cold freezer storage problems here in the state. The are plenty of hospitals with them. County health departments have them. Some universities have them. Disney World has one too.
Ron DeSantis, Governor of Florida, has recently stated, “You literally could drop a bunch of vaccines at Disney, Orange County Schools, wherever. And they can knock that out pretty quickly. And it’s one dose and done. So I think that makes more sense with essential workers.”
The rush is on for vaccinations to be distributed and given across the United States. When the vaccine rollout initially began back in December, the plan was for healthcare workers and residents of long term care facilities to have first dibs at getting their shot. Since then, many states, including Florida, have expanded the rollout to residents over the age of 65.
If you have plans to visit Walt Disney World, have no worries though as this shouldn’t impact your visit! Walt Disney World has plenty of areas to set up the site that would not interfere in any way with your visit!
I don’t know about you, but I think that Walt Disney World is the perfect location for a mass COVID vaccination site. They are proven to know how to manage crowds and would be efficient and effective in getting the vaccinations into the arms of those that need them most. As always, make sure to keep it here with MickeyBlog.com we continue to follow this developing story.
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