June 11, 2021
MCHD plans numerous COVID-19 vaccine events in the next week
MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile County Health Department’s (MCHD) COVID-19 Response Team has more opportunities to get your vaccine shots coming up in the next week.
On Saturday, June 12, MCHD will offer COVID-19 vaccine at the Southeastern Hunting & Fishing Expo at the Mobile Convention Center’s South Exhibit Hall (1 South Water Street in Mobile) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MCHD will offer both the first dose of the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (ages 12 and older) or the single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (ages 18 and older).
On Saturday, June 12, MCHD will conduct a vaccine event at Medal of Honor Park (1711 Hillcrest Road in Mobile) from 3 to 6 p.m. This will take place during the gospel music festival hosted by Gods Anointed Productions. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older).
On Saturday, June 12, MCHD will conduct a vaccine event at Children’s Medical Group (610 Providence Park Drive, Suite 201) 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 Thursday, June 15, MCHD will conduct a vaccine event at Vigor High School (913 North Wilson Avenue in Prichard) from 1 to 5 p.m. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older).
On Thursday, June 15, and Friday, June 16, , MCHD will conduct a vaccine event at the Erich Heine Learning Center (4 Second Street in Calvert) from 2 to 7 p.m. The center is adjacent to the AM/NS steel plant. This will offer the Pfizer mRNA vaccine (which has been approved for those 12 and older).
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, June 18, MCHD will conduct a Johnson & Johnson vaccine event at The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama (1009 Dauphin Street in Mobile) from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This one-dose vaccine has been approved for those 18 and older.
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 the Newburn Health Center. The site is located at 248 Cox Street in Midtown Mobile, across from USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital. The facility is at the intersection of Saint Stephens Road. As with all MCHD COVID-19 events, this will follow a first-come, first-served format. No appointments will be taken.
Along with offering vaccine, the Newburn staff is also providing 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.
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.
MCHD also offers COVID-19 vaccine to homebound residents, their family members and/or their caregivers. Interested individuals can sign up for this service on the www.MCHDcares.com website. On the top line is a tab titled “Request In-Home Vaccination.” Once the form is completed, it will be sent to our COVID-19 Response Team for scheduling.
To learn the latest on MCHD’s vaccine events, visit www.MCHDcares.com or call 251-410-MCHD (6243).