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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
California-based Carbon Health is opening a new clinic on Hillcrest Road in Mobile, according to Business Alabama. The clinic will immediately provide rapid COVID-19 tests and antibody testing and eventually transition into an urgent care site. Patients can book urgent care or virus testing appointments without a referral, then check test results through the Carbon Health…Read More
The Alabama Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of South Alabama is presenting “The Small Business Survival Series” webinars on January 12, 14, 21, 26 and 28, 2021. They are available for all small business owners but tailored for those minority-owned and impacted by COVID-19. Supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation, the webinars…Read More
Infirmary Health is now offering monoclonal antibody infusion treatments for COVID-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms as part of the Food & Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorization. Infirmary Health offers this outpatient therapy at its hospital campuses in Mobile, Fairhope and Bay Minette. The goal of the treatment is to reduce the risk for…Read More
In light of anticipation Pfizer and Moderna could release COVID-19 vaccines soon, some companies are talking with attorneys to make its application mandatory for employees, NBC 15 reported. Employees worried this could violate their constitutional rights are also reaching out to attorneys. “Some people say, if I don’t want to take the vaccine, then it’s…Read More
The Southwest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Parade (Southwest Mobile County Chamber’s Christmas Events) that had been scheduled for December 5 was cancelled due to City of Mobile’s COVID-19 precautions. However, the chamber’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony is still being held on November 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Tillman’s Corner Community Center at…Read More
Calagaz Printing is now making “desk defenders” to keep students safe in the classroom, according to NBC 15. Students can use them as a layer of protection by opening them and setting them on their desks or other location. The defenders use the same plastic used in medical settings and are portable. The products’ manufacture…Read More
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