Disneyland Newport Bay Club Paris to Become Vaccine Site

Disneyland Newport Bay Club in  Paris will become a mass COVID-19 vaccination site starting Saturday in cooperation with regional authorities. 

The facility will only be operating during the weekend along with 12 vaccination centers in the Ile-de-France administrative division.

“A dedicated place isolated from the hotel part, accessible by avenue Paul Seramy, this center will vaccinate at least 1,000 people per day,” announced the prefecture of Seine-et-Marne.

The local Seine-et-Marne fire department under the authority of the French health authorities will be operating the site and would be expected to vaccinate at least 1000 people a day. 

“Disneyland Paris is proud to help support the authorities… to administer vaccines,” said Disneyland Paris vice president of operations, Eric Marion

Disneyland Paris been closed since October 30 and was planning on reopening this month but was not able to due to rising cases within the country.

Around  24.8% of the French adult population have received at least one vaccine shot while only 4.5 million have been fully vaccinated so far. 

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