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COVID-19 vaccination eligibility expands to all Alabamians over 16 as of Monday, April 5th

The Pfizer vaccine will be available for those 16 and up while the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will cover those 18 and older.
(Mary Altaffer | AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Published: Apr. 5, 2021 at 4:32 AM CDT
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CAMDEN, Ala. (WSFA) - The pool of eligible people seeking to get a COVID-19 vaccination in Alabama will be greatly expanded starting on Monday. That’s when the state health department will allow anyone 16 or older to get the shot.

That means about 80% of the state’s residents, or about 4 million people, will be covered.

The Pfizer vaccine will be available for those 16 and up while the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will cover those 18 and older.