MCHD has many COVID-19 outreach events planned

July 30, 2021

MCHD has many COVID-19 outreach events planned

MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile County Health Department’s (MCHD) COVID-19 Response Team has more opportunities to get your vaccine shots next week. As with all MCHD COVID-19 events, this will follow a first-come, first-served format. No appointments will be taken.

On Monday, August 2, MCHD will provide COVID-19 vaccine at the Citronelle Recreation Center (8230 State Street) from 9 a.m. to noon. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older).

On Monday, August 2, MCHD will provide COVID-19 vaccine at the Hillsdale Community Center (558 Felhorn Road East in Mobile)from 2 to 5 p.m. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older).

On Monday, August 2, MCHD will provide COVID-19 vaccine at the Robert Hope Community Center (850 Edwards Street in Mobile) from 2 to 5 p.m. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older).

On Tuesday, August 3, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine at the MOWA Choctaw Tribal Office (1080 West Red Fox Road in Mount Vernon) from 9 a.m. to noon. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older) and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (which has been approved for those 18 and older).

On Tuesday, August 3, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine at the Airbus Assembly Complex (Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley, 320 Airbus Way in Mobile) from noon to 4 p.m. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older).

On Wednesday, August 4, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine at Bishop State Community College’s Oliver Delchamps Building (351 North Broad Street in Mobile) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older).

On Wednesday, August 4, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine at All Saints Church Homeless Outreach (151 South Ann Street in Mobile) from 8 to 10 a.m. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older) and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (which has been approved for those 18 and older).

On Thursday,  August 5, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine at Wilmer Hall Children’s Home (3811 Old Shell Road in Mobile) from 5 to 7 p.m. This will offer both the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older) and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (which has been approved for those 18 and older).

On Thursday,  August 5, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine at Mobile County Church of Christ (9360 Louis Tillman Road in Grand Bay) from 6 to 7 p.m. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older). This event is a Community Prevention Program sponsored by Fernland Community Action Group.

On every Thursday, MCHD will offer Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older) at the Occupational Health Center. This facility is located near the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley (2050 Michigan Avenue in Mobile). The vaccine clinic will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

On Friday, August 6, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine during Mr. Bellingrath’s Birthday Celebration (12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road in Theodore) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will offer both the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older) and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (which has been approved for those 18 and older).

On Friday, August 6, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine at the Boys & Girls Club Kiwanis Branch (712 Rice Street in Mobile) from 4 to 7 p.m. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older). This clinic takes place every three weeks.

On Friday, August 6, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine during the Back-to-School Extravaganza at Aquavia Event Home (2140 Lott Road in Eight Mile). This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older).

On Saturday, August 7, MCHD will conduct a vaccine event at the Mobile Flea Market (401 Schillinger Road North in Mobile) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will offer both the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older) and the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine (which has been approved for those 18 and older).

On Saturday, August 7, MCHD will conduct a vaccine event at the Optimist Boys & Girls Club annual Pancake Breakfast (1517 Plaza Drive in Mobile) from 8:30 a.m. to noon. This will offer both the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older) and the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine (which has been approved for those 18 and older).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Those coming for their second-dose 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.

The public can now get either the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (for those 18 and older), the Pfizer vaccine (for those 12 and older) or the Moderna vaccine (for those 18 and older) Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at both the Keeler Memorial Building (251 North Bayou Street in Mobile) and the Newburn Building (248 Cox Street in Mobile).

Along with offering vaccine, the Keeler and Newburn staffs also provide walk-in rapid testing weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Testing is free to all ages. Results are provided within 15 to 30 minutes while you wait. No appointments are necessary.

Individuals requesting a molecular test (Abbott ID Now) or a PCR test (through LabCorp) for personal preference or for travel must be tested at 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, MCHD is now offering first-dose and second-dose 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.

To learn the latest on MCHD’s vaccine events, visit www.MCHDcares.com or call 251-410-MCHD (6243). Information is also available under the Events section of https://www.facebook.com/ILOVEMCHD/

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