June 23, 2022
More COVID-19 vaccine locations to be available for infants
MOBILE, Alabama — The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have approved the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older. The Mobile County Health Department (MCHD) and Family Health, its primary care division, will both be offering infant vaccine starting today.
“The medical communities have been advocating for COVID-19 vaccine for the younger age groups (6 months and up),” said Dr. Kevin P. Michaels, Health Officer for Mobile County. “We now have the vaccine coverage to protect the very young and the senior members of our community.”
Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available at the following Family Health locations – Keeler Memorial Building (251 North Bayou Street in Mobile), Semmes Health Center (3810 Wulff Road East), Eight Mile Health Center (4009 Saint Stephens Road), Southwest Mobile Health Center (5580 Inn Road in Tillman’s Corner) and Dauphin Island Parkway Health Center (2601 Dauphin Island Parkway in Mobile). Appointments may be made by calling 251-690-8889.
MCHD’s COVID-19 Response Team will have the Pfizer vaccine available starting today. The Moderna vaccine will be available later this month. Vaccinations and rapid testing will be available at its Festival Centre location in West Mobile (Suite 101-A; corner of Airport Boulevard and Montlimar Drive), the Public Health Response Unit located at the Semmes Health Center (3810 Wulff Road East), and the Southwest Public Health Center (5580 Inn Road in Tillman’s Corner).
These in-clinic services from the COVID-19 Response Team are available weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are no out-of-pocket costs. While no appointment is required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, individual appointments must be made for rapid testing online at this link — https://appointments.mchd.org.
Additional information on COVID-19 vaccinations and testing can be found at www.MCHDcares.com or by calling 251-410-MCHD (6243).