But not everyone got the chance to have their photo taken at unique locations, such as the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, and Canada’s Wonderland north of Toronto. So we organized a visual tour of some eye-catching and iconic vaccination spots here and abroad.
Canada’s Wonderland and other amusement parks
Healthcare workers prepare for a mass drive-thru vaccination clinic at the Canada Wonderland in Vaughan, Ont., March 29.
(Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press)
A mass vaccination center is set up at Six Flags Magic Mountain on February 2 in Valencia, California, northwest of Los Angeles.
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A mass vaccination site is shown in the parking lot of another Six Flags site on February 6 in Bowie, Md.
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Places of worship
People wait outside the TARIC Islamic Center in Toronto, where health workers from Humber River Hospital administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on April 7.
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A general view inside Salisbury Cathedral in England on January 20 as people wait to be vaccinated.
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An athlete trains on a track as people are vaccinated with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines velodrome, southwest of Paris, on March 23.
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Kiril Kiriljuk, 34, receives his first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary clinic at Woodbine Racetrack and Casino in northwest Toronto on May 5.
(Evan Mitsui / CBC)
Interior view of the Velodrom vaccination center in Berlin on February 17.
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People line up outside Yankee Stadium on February 5 in New York City to get vaccinated at the stadium that has become a vaccination center.
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A view of a vaccination site in the Sambodrome on April 9, normally the epicenter of carnival festivities in Rio de Janeiro.
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Daniel Fullum shows off his ticket for a 10:00 am appointment to be vaccinated against AstraZeneca-Oxford at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal on April 8.
(Ivanoh Demers / CBC)
In Saint John, the Department of Public Health has redeveloped Exhibition Park, normally the site of horse races, flea markets, and halfway attractions, into a site for mass vaccination.
(Julia Wright / CBC)
Drivers wait their turn on February 25 at a drive-thru vaccination clinic in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
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Vacci’Bus, transit and other mobile clinics
The Vacci’Bus travels through remote villages near Reims, France, to deliver vaccines to the elderly. Here, the mobile clinic is seen on a road in Vandeuil on January 28.
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A woman receives a dose of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine on a modified bus in Thamesmead, London on February 14.
(Henry Nicholls / Reuters)
People line up to receive vaccinations at New York’s Grand Central Terminal on May 12.
(Carlo Allegri / Reuters)
Healthcare workers organize a pop-up vaccination clinic with the help of a Fleets Coffee truck in Toronto on May 19.
(Evan Mitsui / CBC)
View from a vaporetto on April 5 in Italy. Normally used for public transport, the ferry has been transformed into a clinic to vaccinate the inhabitants of the small islands of Venice.
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Museums, performing arts and other centers
A model blue whale hangs with a bandage on its fin above a pop-up vaccination site at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on April 23.
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People line up by Roy Lichtenstein’s brushstroke sculpture during a walk-in vaccination clinic at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Reach Gardens on May 6 in Washington, DC
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The waiting room at the Wabano Center for Indigenous Health in Ottawa – set among traditional Grand Space artwork designed by Canadian Indigenous architect Douglas Cardinal – is ready to give seniors their first shots on February 18. Ottawa Public Health.
(Francis Ferland / CBC)
Essential workers, including restaurant staff, line up outside the Vancouver Convention Center for a vaccination clinic on May 7.
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