coronavirus vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Selma Will Close After Giving Out 5,000 Doses

The COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Selma will not open on Thursday or Friday because it has given out all 5,000 doses it was allotted for the week. That’s according to Maegan Austin, the growth and outreach director with Vaughan Regional Medical Center, who confirmed the news to Alabama News Network. The drive-through clinic had been held at Bloch Park and…

Update: City Says Vaccination Clinic Was a Success

Vaccination clinic held at the old Montgomery Mall – Alabama News Network The City of Montgomery says Saturday’s vaccination clinic was a success, with 1,100 doses provided. The clinic was held at the old Montgomery Mall for people in the 1A+ group, which included first responders, health care workers and those 75 years old and older. It had been expected…

Hundreds Line Up for Drive Through Coronavirus Vaccination Clinic in Montgomery

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Johnson & Johnson Says Its COVID Vaccine Works with Just One Shot

FILE – (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File) Johnson & Johnson says its vaccine appears to protect against COVID-19 with just one shot. It’s not as strong as some two-shot rivals but still potentially helpful for a world in dire need of more doses. Results released Friday show the single-shot vaccine was 66% effective overall at preventing moderate to severe illness, and…

Alabama COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard for January 22

The Alabama Department of Public Health’s updated vaccine dashboard shows that 223,000 people have received the COVID-19 vaccine in the state so far. For the week ending January 22, more than half received the Moderna vaccine (shown in blue) as compared to those receiving the Pfizer vaccine (shown in purple). The dashboard shows that about 502,000 doses have been delivered…

State Dashboard Shows 130,000 Alabamians Have Received COVID Vaccine

The Alabama Department of Public Health’s updated vaccine dashboard shows that 130,000 people have received the COVID-19 vaccine in the state so far. For the week ending January 16, about half have received the Pfizer vaccine (shown in purple) and the other half the Moderna vaccine (shown in blue.) The dashboard shows that about 370,000 doses have been delivered to…

Gov. Kay Ivey Gets COVID Vaccine, Calls It “A Safe Thing to Do”

Photo from Office of Gov. Kay Ivey/Hal Yeager Gov. Kay Ivey has become one of the first governors to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. She received the first of the two-shot Pfizer vaccine at a Montgomery hospital on Monday, a move aimed at building public confidence in the vaccines. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris also received the vaccine. Two top…

Alabama to Get Fewer Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine Doses

State health officials say Alabama will receive almost 20,000 fewer doses of coronavirus vaccine than initially planned. The change will reduce the number of people who can receive an initial dose of the Pfizer vaccine in coming days. Health officials say the reason for the change is unclear. The department says almost 4,500 people in Alabama have received initial doses…

Baptist Health Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine – From Baptist Health COVID-19 Vaccine – From Baptist Health COVID-19 Vaccine – From Baptist Health Baptist Health has received 3,900 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. According to Baptist Health spokesperson Kadie Agnew, a vaccine administration plan is in the works. She says it’s hoped that more information will be released by the end of the week. As Alabama…

Historic COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments Begin in the U.S.

A truck loaded with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine leaves the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool) The first trucks carrying a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States have pulled out of a manufacturing plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The shipments this morning set in motion the biggest…