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Disneyland opens mass vaccination site, could Disney World be next?

Vaccines will be available to first responders and those over 75

FILE - In this file March 18, 2020, file phootom one of the normally bustling entrances to the Disneyland resort is vacant due to the coronavirus closure in Anaheim, Calif. State health officials announced strict new rules for reopening theme parks on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, attractions spanning from Disneyland to Universal Studios are now bracing for an even longer shutdown, and so are the surrounding communities lined with hotels, restaurants and shops devoted to visitors who no longer walk their streets. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
FILE - In this file March 18, 2020, file phootom one of the normally bustling entrances to the Disneyland resort is vacant due to the coronavirus closure in Anaheim, Calif. State health officials announced strict new rules for reopening theme parks on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, attractions spanning from Disneyland to Universal Studios are now bracing for an even longer shutdown, and so are the surrounding communities lined with hotels, restaurants and shops devoted to visitors who no longer walk their streets. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Families in California are seeing one of their favorite vacation destinations turn into a one-stop “super” vaccination station.

Crews in California have been working tirelessly to transform a cast member parking area at Disneyland into a site where thousands could receive their coronavirus vaccine.

The vaccination site is expected to open later this week to first responders in high-risk areas. People over the age of 75 will also be able to receive their dose as well.

The Disneyland Resort has been closed since March and was the only Disney theme park unable to reopen last summer.

Recently the park reopened Downtown Disney, the theme park’s shopping district.

The shopping area offers families a chance to experience a slice of the Disney magic while the theme park is shut down.

News 6 reached out to Walt Disney World to see if it had any plans to introduce a site similar to their sister park.

So far, the company has only said that it is working with state officials and is prepared to help any way it can.