coronavirus vaccines

Winn-Dixie Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Availability to More Alabama Stores

Winn-Dixie has announced that it will begin offering the COVID-19 vaccine in more of its Alabama stores. It will start offering an additional 2,200 Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccines in 34 Alabama Winn-Dixie stores, while supplies last. It had already announced that it would offer 1,170 Pfizer two-dose vaccines in 12 stores, including some in our area. With the latest…

ADPH Working Plan for National Guard to Administer Coronavirus Vaccines

In an effort to reach more rural areas and vulnerable locations in Alabama, ADPH is planning on enlisting the help of the Alabama National Guard for vaccinations. According to State Health Officer of Alabama, Dr. Scott Harris, initial plans are to have two mobile teams that would travel to the most vulnerable areas of the state, with a goal of…

Debunking Coronavirus Vaccine Myths

With two Coronavirus vaccine products available and another on track to be in use soon, some people are wondering which vaccine is the best? According to Dr. Scott Harris, the top health official in Alabama, all of the products are effective at preventing serious illness or death. “The best vaccine to take is the one that you have offered to…

Alabama Moving to Phase 1-B of Vaccinations

About 1.5 Million Alabama Residents Will Now Be Eligible

The Alabama Department of Public Health has announced that Alabama is moving to the next stage of coronavirus vaccinations. On February 8, phase 1-B will begin. This group  includes educators, certain frontline manufacturing workers, food and agriculture workers, public transit workers, corrections workers, postal service and judiciary workers. The group will also include citizens age 65 and up and state…

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Be Held in Montgomery January 30

The City of Montgomery and Montgomery County have announced that they, along with the Alabama Department of Public Health, will hold an 1A+ COVID-19 vaccination clinic. The clinic will be held Saturday, January 30, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Montgomery Fire/Rescue Station 9, 3003 E South Blvd. Phase 1A+ vaccination recipients include people 75 years old and up,…

Feds Allegedly Passed up Chance to Lock in More Pfizer Vaccine Doses

Courtesy: Ap News WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump aims to take credit for the speedy development of forthcoming coronavirus vaccines, even as his administration is coming under scrutiny for allegedly failing to lock in a chance to buy millions of additional doses of one of the leading coronavirus vaccine contenders this summer. That decision could delay the delivery of…