covid-19 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…

Alabama Department of Public Health COVID Vaccination Updates

ADPH announced that despite dealing with weather related complications, the Alabama National Guard clinics are giving out as many vaccinations as they can each day. The highest amount so far was on the first day in Covington County with over 800 vaccinations. Officials say that even though the other states have a wider age limit on eligibility for the vaccine,…

GSK, CureVac to Make COVID-19 Vaccines Aimed at New Variants

The logo of the biotech company Curevac with the slogan “the RNA people” (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP) LONDON (AP) – U.K.-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Germany’s CureVac say they plan to collaborate to develop new vaccines that can target emerging variants of COVID-19. The announcement comes as public health experts around the world raise concerns about mutations in the virus that…

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,…