December 27, 2021
MCHD announces more COVID-19 vaccine events
MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile County Health Department’s (MCHD) COVID-19 Response Team is announcing additional opportunities to get your vaccine shots. As with all MCHD COVID-19 events, these will follow a first-come, first-served format. No appointments will be taken.
On Monday, January 3, MCHD will provide vaccine at the Dauphin Island Town Hall (1011 Bienville Boulevard) from 9 a.m. to noon. MCHD will provide either Pfizer (adult), Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
On Wednesday, January 5, MCHD will provide vaccine at Pine Grove Baptist Church (19130 Pine Grove Road in Mount Vernon) from 3 to 5 p.m. MCHD will provide either Pfizer (adult and pediatric) or Moderna vaccine.
On Monday, January 10, MCHD will provide vaccine at the VIA! Health, Fitness and Enrichment Center (1717 Dauphin Street in Mobile) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. MCHD will provide either Pfizer (adult and pediatric), Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
On Sunday, January 16, MCHD will provide vaccine at the Saint Peter Baptist Church (650 South Bayou Street in Mobile) from noon to 3 p.m. MCHD will provide either Pfizer (adult) or Moderna vaccine. This event is hosted by the HEAP (Health Education and Prevention) Ministry Outreach.
MCHD provides COVID-19 vaccines and walk-in rapid testing Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its new location at the Festival Centre (Suite 101-A) in West Mobile (corner of Airport Boulevard and Montlimar Avenue). In addition to these hours, the clinic will be open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The same services will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. The location will be closed on Sundays.
Those coming for their booster shot should bring the CDC vaccination card that was presented to them after their primary shot. If you no longer have the card, please be prepared to wait for the MCHD staff to retrieve your information from the statewide vaccination system.
Individuals requesting a molecular test (Abbott ID Now) or a PCR test (through LabCorp) for personal preference or for travel must be tested at a Family Health location. Appointments for these specific tests may be made by calling 251-690-8889.
For those wishing to make an appointment to receive COVID-19 vaccine or a rapid test, MCHD is now offering Moderna vaccinations at several of its Family Health locations conveniently located throughout Mobile County. To secure a time to receive the shot, please call 251-690-8889.
Parents will need to sign a consent form for any person under 18 who wishes to receive the Pfizer vaccine. The parent does not have to be present, but a signed consent form is required.
To learn the latest on MCHD’s vaccine events, visit www.MCHDcares.com or call 251-410-MCHD (6243).