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亚马逊正在西雅图使用其总部作为Covid-19疫苗接种网站。

Tech Giant正在与弗吉尼亚州梅森于1月24日与弗吉尼亚州梅森合作,旨在接种2000人在西雅图市中心的亚马逊会议中心疫苗。弗吉尼亚梅森正在处理疫苗管理,而亚马逊则提供物流的位置和帮助。

Those interested and eligible for a vaccine can sign-up on the waitlist这里。人们可以使用该州Phase Finder online toolto check eligibility. The state is currently in its Phase 1B tier of vaccine distribution, which includes anyone 65 and older and people 50 and older who live in a multigenerational household.

“我们致力于帮助,”亚马逊公关杰伊卡尼在周四新闻发布会上表示。“华盛顿是我们的家乡。”

The announcement comes one day after亚马逊向乔·贝登总统发了一封信, offering to help with the country’s vaccination efforts by turning its facilities into COVID-19 vaccination sites. Amazon is also offering other resources to the U.S. government such as its expertise in operations and information technology.

公司希望尽快接种疫苗的必要工人。大多数基于800,000的美国亚马逊员工不在家里工作。Carney表示,华盛顿州的员工有20,000名员工在履行中心工作。

亚马逊与许可的第三方职业医疗保健提供者达成协议,在其设施管理Covid-19疫苗。

“我们可以获得很多疫苗的疫苗,”卡尼说。

Conditions for Amazon warehouse workers have been the subject of scrutiny and criticism from employee activists and politicians. Amazon has implementedsafety measuresin warehouses and fulfillment centers to help manage COVID-19 cases, and每天进行数千项测试。卡尼表示,该公司迄今为止已经完成了100多万次测试。

亚马逊在大流行期间蓬勃发展,因为数百万人在过去一年转向其电子商务和云计算服务。亚马逊设定了2020年第三季度的收入记录,预计将向假期报告其上第一个1000亿美元的季度。过去一年,其股价上涨70%。

Fellow Seattle-area tech giant Microsoft is also turning its mostly-vacant campus进入疫苗接种遗址, the company announced earlier this week. Microsoft is providing the state with technology expertise and support as part of the new Washington State Vaccine Command and Coordination Center. The state has a goal of vaccinating 45,000 per day; it is currently at about 16,000 per day.

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