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NFL offers stadiums as vaccine centers

Posted at 5:47 AM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 12:22:29-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has sent President Joe Biden a letter offering use of the league's 30 stadiums to vaccinate people across the country.

The offer included Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

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The NFL said in a statement that using stadiums would help the Biden administration reach its goal of vaccinating 100,000,000 people in Biden's first 100 days.

Previously, county representatives said Allegiant was an option with potential as a vaccination site, but nothing was made official.