Alabama COVID-19 Vaccines

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Memo to President Biden: Take your vaccination campaign to Alabama

Responsible for 83 percent of the COVID-19 cases in the United States, the Delta Variant is causing a pandemic of the unvaccinated. Along with a spike in cases, which have exploded in July, hospitalizations and deaths are increasing — virtually all of them among people who have not been fully vaccinated. Although President Biden has pleaded with Americans to protect themselves, their loved ones, and members of their community, the number of people getting shots each day has declined dramatically since the spring, with “vaccine hesitancy” persisting among African Americans and Latinos, rural Americans, young people, and Republicans.
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ALABAMA: Vaccination Mandates Are Prohibited

Can the government force you to get the COVID-19 vaccine? Alabama has banned any county that tries. Lars speaks with Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall to explain what his state has done and what that means for the rest of the country. The post ALABAMA: Vaccination Mandates Are Prohibited appeared...
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LIST: COVID-19 vaccination rates around central Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Alabama is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases. Alabama has the highest COVID-19 positivity rate in the nation, which is the percentage of the population that has gotten tested. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, the percent positivity rate stands at 21.5%. Alabama has...
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‘We Need Your Help:’ DCH COO Begs West Alabama Residents to Get COVID-19 Vaccine as Patient Admissions Spike

West Alabama's largest healthcare provider is imploring residents to get vaccinated against the novel Coronavirus. DCH Health System COO Paul Betz says that the healthcare provider is at a crossroads in its fight against COVID-19, as low vaccination rates within the area coupled with a nationwide nursing shortage has placed a tremendous strain on the system.
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Where can I get a free COVID vaccine in Alabama?

In the winter of 2020, finding a COVID vaccine could be a hard process. That’s not the case now. Getting a free COVID vaccine in Alabama is as easy as going to the local drug or grocery store. Everyone ages 12 and older in Alabama is now eligible to receive...
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COVID vaccinations trending up in Alabama

Alabama’s slight uptick in COVID-19 vaccinations continues as the number of doses administered per day rose to nearly 10,000 on Wednesday. Data released Thursday by the Alabama Department of Public Health shows Alabama administered at least 10,000 shots in three of the last six days, including nearly 14,000 jabs last Friday, the most in a single day since May 21.

Alabama reporting roughly 3,200 COVID vaccine breakthrough cases

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - There are some COVID breakthrough cases among those who are fully-vaccinated. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said Alabama is doing its best to track vaccine breakthrough cases. So far, there have been 3,250 breakthrough cases among fully vaccinated people in Alabama. This represents about .2%...

Vaccination clinics worked to get Alabamians cleared of COVID-19

Leara Kynard, RN, prepares a COVID-19 vaccine dose. Here’s your assignment: Everyone in the state of Alabama needs a double dose of vaccine to avoid a highly contagious and deadly virus. You have six months to make it happen. Oh, and you may not have enough vaccine, especially at the start.…
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DCH Health System Reverses Plans to Close Remote COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

A rapid rise in confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus has caused West Alabama's largest healthcare provider to reverse its plans to close a remote vaccination site. DCH Health System had previously announced plans to close its remote COVID-19 vaccination site due to dwindling community interest in receiving the vaccine; however, recent patient admissions have revealed the unvaccinated are indeed the most vulnerable against the virus.