Coronavirus

National Guard COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Hale County Moved to Saturday Because of Severe Weather Threat

Today’s severe weather threat across Alabama, especially West Alabama, had led to the postponement of the Alabama National Guard’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Hale County. The clinic will now be held on Saturday, March 27, from 9AM to 5PM. No appointment is needed. The location is the Boys and Girls Club (the old National Guard Armory) at 515 Greene Street…

Alabama National Guard Begins COVID Vaccination Clinics in Rural Areas

The National Guard began its first round of vaccination clinics in Andalusia and Livingston, Alabama today to distribute COVID-19 vaccinations. The goal for the clinics is to give out roughly 1,100 vaccinations per day. They began giving out vaccinations at 9 am and before they opened, residents were already lined up eager to begin their treatment. The clinics close at…

Alabama School Dashboard Shows Continuing Drop in COVID-19 Cases

The Alabama Department of Public Health has released a new school dashboard of coronavirus cases as of March 20. The latest report shows a continuing drop in cases. Keep in mind, some school systems such as Montgomery Public Schools, are all-virtual. ADPH says because of spring break, there may be breaks or irregularities in reporting. Overall, there were 387 COVID-19…

Who Is Now Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine in Alabama?

As of Monday, March 22, people in group 1c are now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Alabama. This adds about two million more people who can get the shots. Group 1c includes the following people: People age 55 and older, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and the population defined as Allocation Phase 1c in the Alabama COVID‐19…

Governor Ivey Amends Safer at Home Order with Revisions on Schools

Governor Kay Ivey on Monday issued her 25th supplemental emergency proclamation to further amend the recently extended Safer at Home order. Apart from the technical revisions made today and on March 12, the health order remains identical to the order issued by Governor Ivey and Dr. Scott Harris on March 4. Monday’s order amends paragraph 14 (“Educational institutions”) to reflect…

Hyundai Partners with ASU to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine to Hyundai Employees

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) has announced a partnership with Alabama State University (ASU) to vaccinate HMMA team members who wish to be vaccinated but have not yet had a chance to receive a COVID-19 vaccination from other sources in the community. ASU will be holding two vaccination clinics exclusively for HMMA team members on Friday, March 26, and Saturday,…

Alabama National Guard to Begin Mobile Vaccination Clinics in Rural Areas on Tuesday

Alabama National Guard members are set to begin immunizing rural residents against COVID-19. The state says mobile vaccination clinics will be held Tuesday in the cities of Andalusia and Livingston, followed by clinics in Enterprise and Eutaw on Wednesday. The state also is expanding the eligibility rules for vaccinations on Monday to include more frontline workers, residents with certain chronic…

Governor Ivey Reveals Mask Signage for Businesses

1/4GKI-2021-Mask Signs-General Toolkit Socials_Mask Preferred-16-9-Blue Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4GKI-2021-Mask Signs-General Toolkit Socials_Please Wear A Mask-Square-Text Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4GKI-2021-Mask Signs-General Toolkit Socials_We Ask That You Mask-Square-Blue Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4GKI-2021-Mask Signs-General Toolkit Socials_Cool Mask-Story-Text Show Caption Hide Caption Governor Kay Ivey on Monday revealed signage for business owners to encourage employees and patrons to wear a mask…

Alabama Cities Resuming April Walking Tours after Shutdown

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — About two dozen cities and towns across Alabama are participating as the state tourism agency resumes a program to promote springtime walking tours. The program was canceled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But the Alabama Tourism Department says it will be held all four Saturdays in April with precautions against COVID-19 including social distancing….

The Latest on Coronavirus Vaccinations in Alabama

On Monday March 22, eligibility will expand to group 1-C for coronavirus vaccinations. Click this link to see if you are eligible. One day later, on March 23, the Alabama National Guard will begin two mobile vaccination clinics, that will rotate through 24 Alabama counties for 6 weeks. Follow this link for more on ANG mobile vaccination clinics. When the…