FLORENCE, Lauderdale County — A week of winter weather wreaked havoc with COVID vaccine appointments in North Alabama. Colbert and Lauderdale County Health Departments announced their plans to get people back on schedule.
First, the health departments was to assure those who missed doses due to the winter weather event that they will get their vaccination.
They ask people who were due to come this past Monday (Feb. 15) to come this coming Monday (Feb. 22); folks who missed Tuesday (Feb. 16) are asked to come on Tuesday (Feb. 23) and so on.
In addition, each of these Health Departments will be open for a Saturday. clinic on Sat., Feb. 20 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. to give everyone an additional opportunity to receive their missed dose. This clinic will provide 2nd doses only and is only for those who missed their dose during the week of Feb. 15 to Feb. 19..
Other clinics and health departments are also working to get vaccine appointments rescheduled.
The Athens-Limestone Hospital COVID Vaccine Clinic is contacting those who missed appointments to reschedule them, with priority given to those who need their second shot.
Huntsville Hospital's COVID Vaccine Clinic was open for most of the week and is rescheduling appointments for those missed due to the winter weather.
The Madison County Health Department is working to reschedule people who missed their COVID vaccine doses.
The Morgan County Health Department is rescheduling appointments and working extended hours to accommodate whose who missed shots this week.
The Lawrence County Health Department is rescheduling appointments and working extended hours to accommodate those who need their second shots.