U.S. health officials have announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and evidence that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling.
Some preachers are praying for more inoculations and hosting vaccination clinics. Others are skirting the topic of vaccines or openly preaching against them in a region that’s both deeply religious and reeling from a spike in cases.
The Alabama Department of Public Health has announced the winners of its TikTok COVID-19 vaccination video contest. The contest was held as a way to encourage young people to protect themselves from the virus.
Attorney General Steve Marshall Says Alabama Colleges Can’t Fine Students for Not Getting Vaccinated
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office said a college’s plan to reimburse $500 to vaccinated students likely runs against a new state law banning so-called vaccine passports.
The University of Montevallo is offering giveaways to students as an effort to get them vaccinated against COVID-19.
Auburn University, Univ. of Alabama Offering Students Rewards for Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Auburn University and the University of Alabama are offering rewards to students in the hopes they’ll get vaccinated against COVID-19.
A state agency says it will work with private organizations to encourage more elderly and disabled people to get vaccines for COVID-19 in Alabama.
The pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in Alabama has fallen to a level not seen since the earliest days of the immunization campaign even though less than 30% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated.
President Biden has set a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one dose to 70% of adult Americans by July Fourth.
Walmart and Sam’s Club have announced that they are offering walk-up COVID-19 vaccines at its 143 pharmacies across Alabama.