Nurses at the Hoover Met vaccination site run by the University of Alabama at Birmingham used to vaccinate about 300 people every hour.But on a recent weekday, only 300 people received shots over the course of a nine-hour shift.Dr. Sarah Nafziger, vice president for clinical support services at UAB, said demand across all its vaccination sites has dropped 75 percent during the last five weeks.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UAB’s Dr. Sarah Nafziger announced Thursday that the UAB COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Hoover Met will close.The last day will be May 18, 2021.Other clinics will close in May and June.Nafziger said the UAB vaccine clinics cost about $1.4 million a month to run, and there aren’t enough people coming out to get shots.
With tourism season ramping up in Ohio, a 419 staple has kicked off its 45th year.Visitors will still have to wear mask while indoors at the village, but while outside can take their masks off while practicing social distancing."It's a great chance for families to create special memories while visiting these historic homes, community buildings, the craft shops and enjoying the grounds and wide open spaces," said Kim Krieger, Sauder Village media relations manager.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Alabama health leaders continue to see more supplies of COVID-19 vaccine being available than demand.The large supply is increasing concerns some doses may be wasted by patients not showing up for shots.Doctors said this is a problem that’s being handled for the most part.