LIRR to open up Citi Field station to help New Yorkers get COVID-19 vaccine


They’ll have a way to get there, even if there are no vaccines.

The Long Island Rail Road announced Tuesday that it is opening its Citi Field stop off-season to help get people to the Mets stadium for COVID-19 vaccinations — just before it surfaced the facility is getting a pittance of doses compared to Yankee Stadium.

All Port Washington Branch trains will begin stopping at Mets-Willets Point on Wednesday, opening day at the baseball stadium-turned-immunization center in Queens, the MTA agency said.

“The additional stop at Mets-Willets Point will be made indefinitely around the clock for as long as the vaccination site remains open,’’ the LIRR said in a statement.

Citi Field also is served by the No. 7 subway train and Q48 bus, the agency noted.

The special LIRR travel accomodation comes as Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged Tuesday that there is currently a large disparity between the number of shots that will be administered at Citi Field compared to those doled out at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx.

He blamed a supply shortage.

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