COVID-19

USA Health, ADPH, HHS Partner to Expand Access to Covid-19 Therapy

USA Health, ADPH, HHS Partner to Expand Access to Covid-19 Therapy

October 1, 2021
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USA Health, in partnership with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently announced it has expanded access to COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapies and will begin administering treatment at the Mobile Civic Center. For people who are at high risk for developing severe COVID-19…

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Premier Medical Group Offering Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

Premier Medical Group Offering Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

September 24, 2021
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Premier Medical Group is now offering monoclonal antibody treatments at its east office location at 2880 Dauphin Street in Mobile. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized monoclonal antibody treatments for patients with COVID-19 who are at high risk for severe disease and/or hospitalization. Patients must be 12 or older and weigh at least…

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Shrimp Festival Cancelled

Shrimp Festival Cancelled

September 17, 2021
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The Annual National Shrimp Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to COVID-19. Previously scheduled for October 7-10 (Shrimp Festival Planned For October In Gulf Shores), it expected approximately 250,000 attendees. Organizers stated, “Our mission at the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber, and through the Gateway Initiative, is to support our…

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Mobile Chamber Expo Postponed; Forum Made Virtual

Mobile Chamber Expo Postponed; Forum Made Virtual

August 20, 2021
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The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Business Expo, which was to take place on August 19 at the Mobile Convention Center, has been cancelled due to COVID-19. The chamber said it will “postpone or transition to virtual” its upcoming events, with this one being delayed until November 18. Forum Alabama with U.S. Rep. Jerry…

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Report Highlights Significant Business Seller’s Market

Report Highlights Significant Business Seller’s Market

August 20, 2021
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The “Service Business” category led the business-for-sale market “in a dynamic market environment,” according to the second quarter of the 2021 Market Pulse Report published by the International Business Brokers Association. “This is a notable change from the restaurant industry, which previously had a prominent share of market activity,” William Bruce, Accredited Business Intermediary, a…

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Dauphin Street Beer Festival Postponed

Dauphin Street Beer Festival Postponed

August 20, 2021
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Mobile’s Dauphin Street Beer Festival (BBN #52) has been postponed from August 28 to October 16 due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. “I’d like to commend the bar and restaurant owners participating in Beerfest, the vast majority of whom were very supportive of the decision and helpful as we were looking for possible new…

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USA Health Taking Referrals For Vaccinating Homebound Residents

USA Health Taking Referrals For Vaccinating Homebound Residents

July 9, 2021
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Members of the USA Health Pandemic Response Team recently began offering vaccine injections to homebound residents who are referred by a healthcare provider at this internet portal. “Because not everyone can leave their homes to receive the shot, we are sending staff members out when requested to ensure everyone who wants a vaccine can get…

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South Alabama Coalition Plans Virtual Summit

South Alabama Coalition Plans Virtual Summit

June 11, 2021
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The South Alabama Coalition of Nonprofits is holding its virtual summit on July 29 at 9 a.m-3 p.m. The day of instructor-led, virtual learning features four sessions: Dr. Yvette Q. Getch of the University of South Alabama will speak on “Nonprofit Operational Considerations Related to COVID,” Randall Olson of MTI Business Solutions will speak on…

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USA Health Develops Online Tool For Vaccine Interest

USA Health Develops Online Tool For Vaccine Interest

January 22, 2021
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USA Health has developed an online tool for people to show their interest in receiving a COVID-19 vaccination. When eligibility for certain groups is approved by the Alabama Department of Public Health, and when USA Health has enough vaccine to begin giving the shots to those who are eligible, the information collected through this registry…

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Semmes Pharmacy Among Independents Injecting Vaccine

Semmes Pharmacy Among Independents Injecting Vaccine

January 22, 2021
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One of only three independent Alabama pharmacies offering a COVID-19 vaccine in Alabama, AL.com reports, Semmes Pharmacy chose “to receive early doses as a trial run to show that smaller, locally owned pharmacies could help distribute the vaccine,” instead of it being limited to hospitals, doctors’ offices and health departments. It is now booking appointments…

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