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ADPH Launches New Vaccine Distribution Dashboard

The Alabama Department of Public Health has launched a new COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Dashboard. The dashboard will make it easier for the public to navigate vaccine information. The number of vaccines shipped to Alabama and have been distributed are on the dashboard. The Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are the vaccines currently in Alabama. Access the dashboard here: https://arcg.is/OrCey You…

ADPH: Alabama Expected to Receive Moderna Vaccine Next Week

SOURCE: AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File The Alabama Department of Public Health says once Moderna has been fully approved by the FDA, the state should receive 84,300 doses. Dr. Karen Landers said the shipment is expected to arrive in Alabama sometime next week. ADPH is not disclosing which hospitals will receive the new vaccine, but says more hospitals are expected to…

Find Out What Hospitals in Alabama Received the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

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Health Officials Recommend Steps for Healthy Holiday Travel

If you are planning to travel for the holiday season, might as well do it safely right? The Alabama Department of Public Health is asking Alabamians to either get tested or self-monitor yourself for any possible symptoms. These are the best ways to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, officials say. The ADPH recommend the ‘GuideSafe’ app to help monitor…

ADPH Partners with Eastdale Mall in Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

The Alabama Department of Public Health partnered with Eastdale Mall to hold a drive-thru flu shot clinic. The five minute process included residents driving in, giving their background information, and getting the flu shot. ADPH officials are encouraging all Alabamians to get their flu shot as it will keep more families healthy and safe. For more information visit here. Categories:…

COVID-19 Testing Event Held in Shorter Thursday

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Two Opp City Schools To Return To Full-Time Instruction

Two Opp City schools will return to full-time instruction after Labor Day. The Opp City Board of Education says Opp Elementary and Opp Middle School students will head back to the classroom on Tuesday, September 8. The board cites the Alabama Department of Public Health’s Back to School Toolkit and Covington County’s continued status as “Low Risk” on the ADPH…

Alabama reports highest number of daily virus cases at 1,700

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama reported more than 1,700 new confirmed Coronavirus cases – the highest number yet for a single day – as doctors and health officials expressed concern about further spread during the holiday weekend. The state on Thursday surpassed the previous high water mark for the most infections reported in a 24-hour period, while the number of…

Poarch Band of Creek Indians Donates $500,000 to ADPH, Gets High Praise from Gov. Ivey

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) have announced a $500,000 donation to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) to assist with testing and equipment in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the donation, Governor Ivey stated: “I commend the Poarch Creek Indians for their generosity during this time. These funds will save lives and greatly…

Andalusia Rehab Center Confirms Staff Member Tested Positive for COVID-19

A spokesperson for an Andalusia rehabilitation center has confirmed that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The spokesperson says the staffer is receiving appropriate medical care and is not working. They say they notified the Covington County Health Department and Alabama Department of Public Health of the positive test. Residents and their families also have been notified. The…