State health officer, Doctor Scott Harris said it doesn’t matter which one, just get one. He said there is not enough vaccine to go around to be picky but wanted to reassure each vaccine offers some level of protection.
Severe Weather preparedness tax-free weekend begins Friday, February 26th. Certain emergency preparedness items will be exempt from the state’s 4-percent state sales tax, and in some cities and counties, local taxes are waived on those items.
As hundreds of Alabamians move through vaccine clinics sets up across the state, health officials are still worried about those who won’t take advantage of the available supply. Many African Americans living in Alabama are saying they don’t want the shot.
The Alabama House of Representatives on Wednesday advanced a bill that would make it a felony for doctors to treat transgender youth with hormonal therapy and puberty blockers to help their transition.
Each year, National Weather Service offices across the country host a series of SKYWARN courses during the spring and fall months. The courses are designed to teach people with varying backgrounds the fundamentals and necessary information about severe weather.
The Alabama Department of Public Health says the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program will be expanding. This means new COVID-19 vaccine sites will be coming to additional Walmart locations throughout the state.
In February 2020, Chris Sims thought he just had a sinus infection. After spending 73 days UAB hospital, Sims and his team of doctors believed it was COVID-19. This is before they knew much about what COVID-19 was.
When COVID-19 forced their college to cancel fall classes last year, best friends Luke Konson and Daniel Balserak decided to do something a little different; so they grabbed their fishing poles and hit the road.