dr. scott harris

Vaccination of Black People Lagging Behind Whites in Alabama

New statistics indicate a disproportionately small number of Black people are getting vaccinations against the new coronavirus in Alabama, a trend the state’s top health official says shows the need to increase immunization efforts in the minority community. Demographic data compiled by the state has big gaps. But Dr. Scott Harris says the numbers that are available show about 55%…

Montgomery Public Schools Asks the State to Make MPS Employee Vaccinations a Priority

Montgomery Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore and members of the Montgomery County school board have sent a letter to Gov. Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris asking that they make the COVID-19 vaccine a priority for MPS employees. The school system is going all-virtual starting Monday. That decision was made after several employees died of…